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Awards season is here, with the Critics Choice Awards coming up this weekend.
Chelsea Handler returns to host the 29th annual event live from the Barker Hanger in Santa Monica, Calif., on Sunday (Jan. 14). The ceremony will broadcast at 7 p.m. ET/PT on the CW.
While the Critics Choice Awards honor the best in film and television over the past year, a number of music stars have made the nominations cut. Dua Lipa’s “Dance the Night Away” and Billie Eilish’s “What Was I Made for,” both from the Barbie movie, and Lenny Kravitz’s “Road to Freedom” from the film Rustin will battle it out in the best song category alongside Ryan Gosling’s “I’m Just Ken,” Jack Black’s “Peaches” from the Super Mario Bros. Movie and Ariana DeBose’s “This Wish” from the animated film Wish.
Barbie leads the nominations race earning 18 nods, including best picture, best comedy, best hair and makeup, best actress for Margot Robbie, best supporting actor for Gosling, best supporting actress for America Ferrera and best young actor/actress for Ariana Greenblatt.
Greta Gerwig is up for best director and best original screenplay for Barbie alongside her husband, fellow director Noah Baumbach.
Read on for details on how to watch the 29th annual Critics Choice Awards.
29th Annual Critics Choice Awards: How to Stream Live
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Critics Choice Awards: Nominees & Presenters
Elsewhere on the list of nominations,Oppenheimer and Poor Things earned 13 nominations each, including best picture along with Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon, which earned 12 nomination in total.
Other movies up for best picture include American Fiction, Maestro, Past Lives, Saltburn, The Color Purple and The Holdovers. See the full list of nominees here.
The Morning Show leads the list of TV nominations, garnering six nods, including best drama series. Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon are both nominated for best actress in a drama series.
On the list of presenters, Robbie will present Ferrera with the SeeHer Award. The award recognizes a woman who embodies the values of the SeeHer campaign, which advocates for gender equality and accurate portrayals of women and girls in advertising and media.
James Mangold will honor Harrison Ford with the Career Achievement Award. Additional presenters include Angela Bassett, Oprah Winfrey, Natasha Lyonne, Sandra Oh, Anthony Ramos, David Oyelowo, Kaley Cuoco, Mandy Moore, Ke Huy Quan, Ashley Madekwe, Bella Ramsey, Brendan Fraser, Ramy Youssef, Abigail Spencer, Daniel Levy, David Duchovny, Donald Faison, Jason Segel, Awkwafina, Jenny Slate, Jessica Williams, John Krasinski, Meg Ryan, Nicholas Braun and Vanessa Morgan.