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'La La Land' tops Globes with 7 noms, 'Moonlight' with 6

Associated Press logo Associated Press 12/12/2016 By JAKE COYLE, AP Film Writer
This image released by Lionsgate shows Ryan Gosling, right, and Emma Stone in a scene from, "La La Land." The film was nominated for a Golden Globe award for best motion picture musical or comedy on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016. The 74th Golden Globe Awards ceremony will be broadcast on Jan. 8, on NBC. (Dale Robinette/Lionsgate via AP) © The Associated Press This image released by Lionsgate shows Ryan Gosling, right, and Emma Stone in a scene from, "La La Land." The film was nominated for a Golden Globe award for best motion picture musical or comedy on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016. The 74th Golden Globe Awards ceremony will be broadcast on Jan. 8, on NBC. (Dale Robinette/Lionsgate via AP)

Damien Chazelle's Los Angeles musical "La La Land" sang and danced its way to a leading seven Golden Globes nominations, with Barry Jenkins' celebrated coming-of-age tale "Moonlight" close on its heels with six nods.

This image released by A24 shows Alex Hibbert, foreground, and Mahershala Ali in a scene from the film, "Moonlight." The film was nominated for a Golden Globe award for best motion picture drama on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016. The 74th Golden Globe Awards ceremony will be broadcast on Jan. 8, on NBC. (David Bornfriend/A24 via AP) © The Associated Press This image released by A24 shows Alex Hibbert, foreground, and Mahershala Ali in a scene from the film, "Moonlight." The film was nominated for a Golden Globe award for best motion picture drama on Monday, Dec. 12, 2016. The 74th Golden Globe Awards ceremony will be broadcast on Jan. 8, on NBC. (David Bornfriend/A24 via AP)

"La La Land" earned nominations for its lead actors, Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, as well best picture, comedy or musical. Chazelle is also among those up for best director in the nominations announced Monday by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

This image released by Roadside Attractions and Amazon Studios shows Lucas Hedges, right, and Casey Affleck in a scene from "Manchester By The Sea." The 74th annual Golden Globe nominations will be streamed live online, beginning at 8:10 a.m. EST. Among the films expected to take in a number of nods are Damien Chazelle’s nostalgic Los Angeles musical “La La Land,” Barry Jenkins’ lyrical coming-of-age tale “Moonlight,” Kenneth Lonergan’s New England drama “Manchester by the Sea.” (Claire Folger/Roadside Attractions and Amazon Studios via AP) © The Associated Press This image released by Roadside Attractions and Amazon Studios shows Lucas Hedges, right, and Casey Affleck in a scene from "Manchester By The Sea." The 74th annual Golden Globe nominations will be streamed live online, beginning at 8:10 a.m. EST. Among the films expected to take in a number of nods are Damien Chazelle’s nostalgic Los Angeles musical “La La Land,” Barry Jenkins’ lyrical coming-of-age tale “Moonlight,” Kenneth Lonergan’s New England drama “Manchester by the Sea.” (Claire Folger/Roadside Attractions and Amazon Studios via AP)

"Moonlight" led the field in the dramatic categories, including best picture. The other nominees for best picture, drama, were "Manchester by the Sea," ''Lion," ''Hell or High Water" and Mel Gibson's "Hacksaw Ridge."

FILE - This Jan. 10, 2016 file photo shows the red carpet at the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 74th annual Golden Globe nominations will be streamed live online, beginning at 8:10 a.m. EST. Among the films expected to take in a number of nods are Damien Chazelle’s nostalgic Los Angeles musical “La La Land,” Barry Jenkins’ lyrical coming-of-age tale “Moonlight,” Kenneth Lonergan’s New England drama “Manchester by the Sea” and Denzel Washington’s August Wilson adaptation “Fences.” (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File) © The Associated Press FILE - This Jan. 10, 2016 file photo shows the red carpet at the 73rd annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 74th annual Golden Globe nominations will be streamed live online, beginning at 8:10 a.m. EST. Among the films expected to take in a number of nods are Damien Chazelle’s nostalgic Los Angeles musical “La La Land,” Barry Jenkins’ lyrical coming-of-age tale “Moonlight,” Kenneth Lonergan’s New England drama “Manchester by the Sea” and Denzel Washington’s August Wilson adaptation “Fences.” (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Meryl Streep landed her 30th nomination for best actress in a musical or comedy for "Florence Foster Jenkins."

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