Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg's Lincoln looks set to dominate the 2013 Golden Globe Awards after landing seven nominations.

The historical epic will go head-to-head for Best Motion Picture (Drama) with Argo, Django Unchained, Zero Dark Thirty and Life of Pi.

Meanwhile, Daniel Day-Lewis, who portrays former U.S. President Abraham Lincoln in the movie, scored a mention for Best Performance By An Actor In A Motion Picture (Drama), while Sally Field and Tommy Lee Jones picked up nods for their supporting roles and Steven Spielberg landed a nomination for Best Director.

Lincoln is also nominated in categories for Best Original Screenplay and Best Original Score, taking the tally to seven, while Ben Affleck's thriller Argo and Quentin Tarantino's drama Django Unchained trail with five nominations each.

In the TV categories, some of the small screen's biggest names are going head-to-head for the Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama.

Boardwalk Empire's Steve Buscemi will take on Breaking Bad's Bryan Cranston, Homeland star Damian Lewis, Mad Men's Jon Hamm and Jeff Daniels of The Newsroom.

All the actors' shows will also do battle in the category for Best Television Series - Drama, while there are also nods for Lewis' Homeland co-stars Claire Danes (Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama) and Mandy Patinkin (Actor In A Supporting Role In A Series).

Hit British period drama Downton Abbey has two nominations, for Dame Maggie Smith and Michelle Dockery, while singer Adele is nominated for her hit James Bond track Skyfall, which will compete in the Best Original Song category.

The 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards, co-hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, will take place on 13 January (13) in Los Angeles.

The nominations were announced by actors Ed Helms, Megan Fox, and Jessica Alba in Beverly Hills, California on Thursday (13Dec12) and the complete list is as follows Best Motion Picture - Drama Argo Django Unchained Life of Pi Lincoln Zero Dark Thirty Best Performance By An Actress In A Motion Picture - Drama Jessica Chastain - Zero Dark Thirty Marion Cotillard - Rust And Bone Helen Mirren - Hitchcock Naomi Watts - The Impossible Rachel Weisz - The Deep Blue Sea Best Performance By An Actor In A Motion Picture - Drama Daniel Day-Lewis - Lincoln Richard Gere - Arbitrage John Hawkes - The Sessions Joaquin Phoenix -The Master Denzel Washington - Flight Best Motion Picture - Comedy Or Musical The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Les Miserables Moonrise Kingdom Salmon Fishing in the Yemen Silver Linings Playbook Best Performance By An Actress In A Motion Picture - Comedy Or Musical Emily Blunt - Salmon Fishing in the Yemen Judi Dench - The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Jennifer Lawrence - Silver Linings Playbook Maggie Smith - Quartet Meryl Streep - Hope Springs Best Performance By An Actor In A Motion Picture - Comedy Or Musical Jack Black - Bernie Bradley Cooper - Silver Linings Playbook Hugh Jackman - Les Miserables Ewan McGregor - Salmon Fishing in the Yemen Bill Murray - Hyde Park on Hudson Best Performance By An Actress In A Supporting Role In A Motion Picture Amy Adams - The Master Sally Field - Lincoln Anne Hathaway - Les Miserables Helen Hunt - The Sessions Nicole Kidman - The Paperboy Best Performance By An Actor In A Supporting Role In A Motion Picture Alan Arkin - Argo Leonardo DiCaprio - Django Unchained Philip Seymour Hoffman - The Master Tommy Lee Jones - Lincoln Christoph Waltz - Django Unchained Best Director - Motion Picture Ben Affleck - Argo Kathryn Bigelow - Zero Dark Thirty Ang Lee - Life of Pi Steven Spielberg - Lincoln Quentin Tarantino - Django Unchained Best Screenplay - Motion Picture Mark Boal - Zero Dark Thirty Tony Kushner - Lincoln David O.

Russell - Silver Linings Playbook Quentin Tarantino - Django Unchained Chris Terrio - Argo Best Original Song - Motion Picture For You - Act of Valor Not Running Anymore - Stand Up Guys Safe and Sounds - The Hunger Games Skyfall - Skyfall Suddenly - Les Miserables Best Original Score - Motion Picture Life of Pi Argo Anna Karenina Cloud Atlas Lincoln Best Animated Film Brave Frankenweenie Hotel Transylvania Rise of Guardians Wreck-It Ralph Best Foreign Language Film Amour A Royal Affair The Intouchables Kon-Tiki Rust and Bone Best Television Series - Drama Breaking Bad Boardwalk Empire Downton Abbey Homeland The Newsroom Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy The Big Bang Theory Episodes Girls Modern Family Smash Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television Game Change The Girl Hatfields and McCoys The Hour Political Animals Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama Steve Buscemi - Boardwalk Empire Bryan Cranston - Breaking Bad Jeff Daniels - The Newsroom Jon Hamm - Mad Men Damian Lewis - Homeland Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama Connie Britton - Nashville Glenn Close - Damages Claire Danes - Homeland Michelle Dockery - Downton Abbey Julianna Margulies - The Good Wife Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy Alec Baldwin - 30 Rock Don Cheadle - House of Lies Matt LeBlanc - Episodes Louis C.K. - Louie Jim Parsons - The Big Bang Theory Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy Zooey Deschanel - The New Girl Julia Louis-Dreyfus - Veep Lena Dunham - Girls Tina Fey - 30 Rock Amy Poehler - Parks and Recreation Best Performance by an Actor in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television Kevin Costner - Hatfields and McCoys Benedict Cumberbatch - Sherlock Woody Harrelson - Game Change Toby Jones - The Girl Clive Owen - Hemingway and Gellhorn Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television Nicole Kidman - Hemingway and Gellhorn Jessica Lange - American Horror Story Sienna Miller - The Girl Julianne Moore - Game Change Sigourney Weaver - Political Animals Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television Max Greenfield - New Girl Ed Harris - Game Change Danny Huston - Magic City Mandy Patinkin - Homeland Eric Stonestreet - Modern Family Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television Hayden Panettiere - Nashville Archie Panjabi - The Good Wife Maggie Smith - Downton Abbey Sofia Vergara - Modern Family Sarah Paulson - Game Change


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