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Oscar Nominations 2017: 14 Nominations For 'La La Land' And 6 For 'Black Actors'

Oscars nomination showered the neo-musical 'La La Land' with 14 nominations, a tie with 'Titanic' and 'All About Eve' for the most nomination for any film in Academy Awards history. The Academy also moved past two #OscarsSoWhite times by acknowledging six 'black actors' — a record — and including various films like 'Moonlight,' 'Fences' and 'Hidden Figures' in the best movie race.Nine films are competing for Hollywood’s top prize, containing several box-office hits. Following 'La La Land' (14), 'Moonlight' (8), 'Fences' (4), and 'Hidden Figures' (3) nominations. The 'best picture' group comprised 'Arrival', a sci-fi thriller, 'Hell or High Water', the tear-jerker 'Lion'; 'Manchester by the Sea', about a sorrowful New England handyman; and 'Hacksaw Ridge', Mel Gibson’s real narrative of World War II Valor.

Film 'Moonlight' has won eight Academy Awards nominations.

The other nominees for 'Best Picture' category in Oscars 2017 are: 'Arrival', 'Fences', 'Hacksaw Ridge', 'Hell or High Water', 'Hidden Figures', 'La La Land” ”Lion” ”Manchester by the Sea” ”Moonlight.”

Oscars 2017 nomination for Best Director.

Oscars 2017 nominees for 'Best Director' are Denis Villeneuve, 'Arrival'; Mel Gibson, 'Hacksaw Ridge'; Damien Chazelle, 'La La Land'; Kenneth Lonergan, 'Manchester by the Sea'; Barry Jenkins, 'Moonlight'.

Oscar 2017 nominations for 'Best Actor' in a leading role.

The list comprises of Casey Affleck, 'Manchester by the Sea'; Andrew Garfield, 'Hacksaw Ridge'; Ryan Gosling, 'La La Land'; Viggo Mortensen, 'Captain Fantastic'; Denzel Washington, 'Fences'.

Oscar 2017 nominations for 'Best Actress' in a leading role.

The list comprises of Emma Stone, 'La La Land'; Natalie Portman, 'Jackie'; Ruth Negga, 'Loving'; Meryl Streep, 'Florence Foster Jenkins'; Isabelle Huppert, 'Elle'.

Best Supporting Actress, Viola Davis is the first black actress to earn three Oscar Nominations.

The other nominees for the Best Supporting Actress in Oscars 2017 are- Viola Davis, 'Fences'; Naomie Harris, 'Moonlight'; Nicole Kidman, 'Lion'; Octavia Spencer, 'Hidden Figures'; Michelle Williams, 'Manchester by the Sea'.

Joi McMillion is the first black woman ever nominated for an Editing.

Films which have received Oscars 2017 nomination in 'Best Film Editing' category are- 'Arrival', 'Hacksaw Ridge', 'Hell or High Water', 'La La Land', 'Moonlight'.

Dev Patel is third Indian-actor to get Oscars nomination.

List of Oscars nomination for 'Best Actor in a Supporting Role' is Mahershala Ali, 'Moonlight'; Jeff Bridges, 'Hell or High Water'; Lucas Hedges, 'Manchester by the Sea'; Dev Patel, 'Lion'; Michael Shannon, 'Nocturnal Animals'.

Disney's 'Zootopia' and 'Moana' is nominated for Best Animated Picture.

Oscars 2017 nominations for 'Best Animated Feature Film' are- 'Kubo and the Two Strings', 'Moana', 'My Life as a Zucchini', 'The Red Turtle', 'Zootopia'.

'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them' wins Oscars nomination for costume design.

Some of the other competitors for them in this category are- 'Allied', 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them', 'Florence Foster Jenkins', 'Jackie', 'La La Land'.

The Lobster earns the nomination for Best Original Screenplay.

Other Oscars 2017 nominees in this category are- 'Hell or High Water', 'La La Land', 'The Lobster', 'Manchester by the Sea', '20th Century Women'.

Best Visual Effects

Oscars nominees in this category are- 'Rogue One', 'The Jungle Book', 'Doctor Strange', 'Deepwater Horizon', 'Kubo and the Two Strings'.

Bad luck for India again in the Oscars.

Oscars 2017 nominees for 'Best Foreign Language Film' are- 'Land of Mine', Martin Zandvliet, Denmark; 'A Man Called Ove', Hannes Holm, Sweden; 'The Salesman', Asghar Farhadi, Iran; 'Tanna', Bentley Dean, Martin Butler, Australia; 'Toni Erdmann', Maren Ade, Germany.

The 89th Academy Awards night is lined-up.

And can you guess who'll be hosting it? Well, it's none other than Jimmy Kimmel, as it'll be live on ABC at 8:30 p.m. ET on Feb. 26.That's all, folks!For more Hollywood updates, click here.Subscribe