Golden Globes Nominations 2012: George Clooney, Ryan Gosling Up for Awards

Nominations for the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards were announced early Thursday morning in Los Angeles, CA.

Among the top nominees were George Clooney, who picked up nods in both the directing (The Ides of March) and acting (The Descendants) categories; Ryan Gosling, who is a double nominee this year for The Ides of March and Crazy, Stupid Love; and Michelle Williams, who earned a nod for her critically acclaimed performance in My Week With Marilyn.

Who else picked up nominations this morning? See the full list below!

The 69th Golden Globes airs Sun., Jan. 15 at 8PM ET on NBC. Controversial funnyman Ricky Gervais returns as host.

Best Motion Picture – Drama
The Descendants
The Help
Hugo
The Ides of March
Moneyball
War Horse

Best Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical
50/50
The Artist
Bridesmaids
Midnight in Paris
My Week With Marilyn

Best Director – Motion Picture
Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris
George Clooney, The Ides of March
Michel Hazanavicius, The Artist
Alexander Payne, The Descendants
Martin Scorsese, Hugo

Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama
George Clooney, The Descendants
Leonardo DiCaprio, J. Edgar
Michael Fassbender, Shame
Ryan Gosling, The Ides of March
Brad Pitt, Moneyball

Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Comedy Musical
Jean Dujardin, The Artist
Brendan Gleeson The Guard
Joseph Gordon Levitt, 50/50
Ryan Gosling, Crazy Stupid Love
Owen Wilson, Midnight in Paris

Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama
Glenn Close, Albert Nobbs
Viola Davis, The Help
Rooney Mara, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady
Tilda Swinton, We Need to Talk About Kevin

Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical/Comedy
Jodie Foster, Carnage
Charlize Theron, Young Adult
Kristen Wiig, Bridesmaids
Michelle Williams, My Week With Marilyn
Kate Winslet, Carnage

Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Motion Picture
Kenneth Branagh, My Week With Marilyn
Albert Brooks, Drive
Jonah Hill, Moneyball
Viggo Mortensen, A Dangerous Method
Christopher Plummer, Beginners

Best Actress in a Supporting Role – Motion Picture
Berenice Bejo, The Artist
Jessica Chastain, The Help
Janet McTeer, Albert Nobbs
Octavia Spencer, The Help
Shailene Woodley, The Descendants

Best Screenplay – Motion Picture
Midnight in Paris
The Ides of March
The Artist
The Descendants
Moneyball

Best Animated Feature Film
The Adventures of Tin-Tin
Arthur Christmas
Cars 2
Puss N Boots
Rango

Best Original Score – Motion Picture
The Artist
W.E.
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Hugo
War Horse

Best Original Song – Motion Picture
“Hello Hello” – Gnomeo & Juliet
“The Keeper” – Machine Gun Preacher
“Lay Your Head Down” – Albert Nobbs
“The Living Proof” – The Help
“Masterpiece” – W.E.

Best Foreign-Language Film
Flowers of War
In the Land of Blood and Honey
The Kid With the Bike
The Skin I Live In
A Separation

Best TV Series – Drama
American Horror Story
Boardwalk Empire
Boss
Game of Thrones
Homeland

Best TV Series – Musical or Comedy
Enlightened
Episodes
Glee
Modern Family
New Girl

Best Actor in a TV Series – Drama
Steve Buscemi, Boardwalk Empire
Bryan Cranston, Breaking Bad
Kelsey Grammer, Boss
Jeremy Irons, The Borgias
Damian Lewis, Homeland

Best Actress in a TV Series – Drama
Claire Dane, Homeland
Mireille Enos, The Killing
Julianna Margulies, The Good Wife
Madeline Stowe, Revenge
Callie Thorne, Necessary Roughness

Best Actor in a TV Series – Musical or Comedy
Alec Baldwin, 30 Rock
David Duchovny, Californication
Johnny Galecki, The Big Bang Theory
Thomas Jane, Hung
Matt LeBlanc, Episodes

Best Actress in a TV Series – Musical or Comedy
Laura Dern, Enlightened
Zooey Deschanel, New Girl
Tina Fey, 30 Rock
Laura Linney, The Big C
Amy Poehler, Parks and Recreation

Best Actor in a Miniseries or TV Movie
Hugh Bonnevile, Downton Abbey
Idris Elba, Luther
William Hurt, Too Big to Fail
Bill Nighy, Page Eight
Dominic West, The Hour

Best Actress in a Miniseries or TV Movie
Romola Garai, The Hour
Diane Lane, Cinema Verite
Elizabeth McGovern, Downton Abbey
Emily Watson, Appropriate Adult
Kate Winslet, Mildred Pierce

Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries or TV Movie
Peter Dinklage, Game of Thrones
Paul Giamatti, Too Big to Fail
Guy Pearce, Mildred Pierce
Tim Robbins, Cinema Verite
Eric Stonestreet, Modern Family

Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries or TV Movie
Jessica Lange, American Horror Story
Kelly Macdonald, Boardwalk Empire
Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey
Sofia Vergara, Modern Family
Evan Rachel Wood, Mildred Pierce

Best TV Movie or Miniseries
Cinema Verite
Downton Abbey
The Hour
Mildred Pierce
Too Big to Fail