January 24, 2017 09:26 AM

It’s that time of year again!

The 2017 Oscar nominations were announced this morning, much to the glee of the year’s nominees and film aficionados alike. While a handful of those set to be recognized at the annual award show were expected frontrunners, others were either complete surprises, snubs or record-breaking honors.

Keep reading as we break down this year’s nominations, by the numbers.

Unsurprising to anyone keeping a close eye on this year’s competition, La La Land took the lead with a record-tying 14 Oscar nominations (tied with Titanic and All About Eve) — two of those belonging to costars Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, who both earned their second Oscar nods. Gosling was previously nominated for 2006’s Half Nelson and Stone for 2014’s Birdman. La La Land director Damien Chazelle earned his second Oscar nomination for the movie-musical as well. His first nod, for Best Adapted Screenplay, was for 2014’s Whiplash.

Despite last year’s #OscarsSoWhite controversy, 2017’s nominees have proven to be one of the most diverse years. Viola Davis, whose turn in Fences earned her a Best Supporting Actress nomination, also became the first black actress to get three Oscar nods. It’s also the first time in history black actors have been nominated in every acting category — Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress — at the same time.


When it comes to history-making moves, both Lin-Manuel Miranda and Meryl Streep swept up the competition. Miranda, who’s best known for dreaming up Broadway’s smash-hit musical Hamilton, is one step close to EGOT status, earning a nomination for Moana‘s “How Far I’ll Go.” The elite club of performers features people who have won all four major entertainment awards — an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony.

And proving she’s as timeless as she is talented, Streep secured her 20th Academy Award nomination (Best Actress for Florence Foster Jenkins), breaking her own record and, in turn, making history.

As for first-timers, three of the Best Supporting Actor nominees earned their debut Oscar nods: newcomer Lucas Hedges for Manchester by the Sea, Dev Patel for Lion and Mahershala Ali for Moonlight. Ruth Negga also earned her first Best Actress nomination for portraying Mildred Loving in Loving, while Isabelle Huppert did as well for Elle and Naomie Harris was honored with her first-ever Best Supporting Actress nod. Andrew Garfield rounded out the first-time nominees with his critically acclaimed performance in Hacksaw Ridge.

And if you’re looking for an extra dose of girl power … composer Mica Levi’s nomination for Best Original Score for Jackie made her the fourth woman in the history of the Academy Awards to receive a nod in that category.

The 89th Academy Awards, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, will air live on ABC at 8:30 p.m. ET on Feb. 26.

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