Leslie Odom Jr. is excited for his first time nominations for a Golden Globe Award
Los Angeles- First time Golden Globe nominated actor Leslie Odom Jr. is pretty excited about this years Golden Globe.
Leslie will be getting two nominations for supporting actor in a motion picture 'One Night in Miami', as well as Best Original Song for One Night in Miami. Leslie was just so thankful that he was nominated in these categories. Leslie spoke about how he was feeling when he got the announcement.
“It was a really exciting morning because so much of my life was represented. I did my final performance of Hamilton four years ago and now One Night in Miami is the most recent thing I have done, so it was this weird, wonderful confluence mashup of all the hard work and dedication over all these years.”
Leslie is just one of many first times nominees, check out out who else has been nominated.
Amanda Seyfried (Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture, “Mank”)
Andra Day (Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama; Best Original Song, “The United States Vs. Billie Holiday”)
Dernst Emile II (Best Original Song, “Fight for You” from “Judas and the Black Messiah”)
Elle Fanning (Best Actress in a TV Series, Comedy, “The Great”)
Florian Zeller (Best Screenplay, “The Father”)
Helena Zengel (Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture, “News of the World”)
Jane Levy (Best Actress in a TV Series, Comedy, “Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist”)
Jon Batiste (Best Original Score, “Sould”)
Josh O'Connor (Best Actor in a TV Series, Drama, “The Crown”)
Laura Pausini (Best Original Song, “Io sì/ Seen” from “The Life Ahead”)
Leslie Odom Jr. (Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture; Best Original Song, “One Night in Miami”)
Maria Bakalova (Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy, “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm”)
Niccolo Agliardi (Best Original Song “Io sì/ Seen” from “The Life Ahead”)
Nicholas Hoult (Best Actor in a TV Series, Comedy, “The Great”)
Sam Ashworth (Best Original Song, “Speak Now” from “”One Night In Miami”)
Tahar Rahim (Best Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama “The Mauritanian”)
Tiara Thomas (Best Original Song, “Fight For You” from “Judas and the Black Messiah”)
Vanessa Kirby (Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama, “Pieces of a Woman”)
The Golden Globes will broadcast Sunday Feb. 28, 2021 at 8:00 PM EST/5:00 PM PST on NBC