Golden Globes

'La La Land' leads Golden Globe nominations

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Damien Chazelle's Los Angeles musical "La La Land" sang and danced its way to a leading seven Golden Globes nominations, with Barry Jenkins' celebrated coming-of-age tale "Moonlight" close on its heels with six nods.

"La La Land" earned nominations for its lead actors, Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, as well best picture, comedy or musical. Chazelle is also among those up for best director in the nominations announced Monday by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

"Moonlight" led the field in the dramatic categories, including best picture. The other nominees for best picture, drama, were "Manchester by the Sea," ''Lion," ''Hell or High Water" and Mel Gibson's "Hacksaw Ridge."

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In the television categories, FX's "The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story" leads in Golden Globes nominations with five nods, followed by another miniseries, AMC's "The Night Manager," with four.

The nominations, announced Monday morning, cite for best comedy FX's newcomer "Atlanta" as well as ABC's "black-ish," HBO's "Veep" and Amazon's "Mozart in the Jungle" and "Transparent.

Best drama nominations include HBO's "Game of Thrones" and "Westworld," Netflix's "The Crown" and "Stranger Things," and NBC's freshman series "This Is Us."

Meryl Streep landed her 30th nomination for best actress in a musical or comedy for "Florence Foster Jenkins."

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.