Golden Globe Nominations Dominated By 'Up In The Air,' 'Glee'

'Nine,' 'Avatar,' 'Inglourious Basterds' also rack up the nods.

The nominations for the 67th annual Golden Globes were announced on Tuesday morning (December 15), bringing recognition to both newcomers and long-established Hollywood talents. [movie id="391958"]"Up in the Air"[/movie] received six total nods, followed by [movie id="343623"]"Nine"[/movie] with five and [movie id="301495"]"Avatar"[/movie] and [movie id="404229"]"Inglourious Basterds"[/movie] with four each. In the television categories, "Glee" topped all others with four nominations, followed by several programs with three nods, including "30 Rock," "Big Love" and "Dexter."

In the Motion Picture - Drama category, James Cameron's "Avatar" and Jason Reitman's "Up in the Air" will face off against Iraq war drama [movie id="357580"]"The Hurt Locker"[/movie] and [movie id="420372"]"Precious,"[/movie] a harrowing film about familial abuse. The Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical category sees [movie id="369201"]"The Hangover"[/movie] competing with period musical "Nine," the romantic comedies [movie id="390766"]"(500) Days of Summer"[/movie] and [movie id="429956"]"It's Complicated,"[/movie] and the culinary-obsessed [movie id="372349"]"Julie & Julia."[/movie]

"Up in the Air" notched five other nominations: actor in a drama (George Clooney), supporting actress (Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick), director (Jason Reitman) and screenplay (Reitman). "Nine" also received nominations for comedy/musical actress (Marion Cotillard), comedy/musical actor (Daniel Day-Lewis), supporting actress (Penélope Cruz) and original song (Maury Yeston). "Avatar" was also recognized for best director (Cameron), original score and original song. "Basterds" got additional nods for supporting actor (Christoph Waltz), screenplay (Quentin Tarantino) and director (Tarantino).

2010 Golden Globe Nominees

In the TV categories, HBO nabbed 17 nominations — 11 more than any other channel. Best Series - Drama will pit "Mad Men" and "House" against "Big Love," "Dexter" and "True Blood." Best Series - Comedy or Musical will see "Glee" and "30 Rock" compete against "Entourage," "Modern Family" and "The Office." In addition to top show, "Glee" received nominations for best comedy/musical actress (Lea Michele), actor (Matthew Morrison) and supporting actress (Jane Lynch).

In the film categories, Emily Blunt ("The Young Victoria"), Sandra Bullock ("The Blind Side"), Helen Mirren ("The Last Station"), Carey Mulligan ("An Education") and Gabourey Sidibe ("Precious") were honored for Best Actress - Drama. For Best Actor - Drama, Clooney is up against Jeff Bridges ("Crazy Heart"), Colin Firth ("A Single Man"), Morgan Freeman ("Invictus") and Tobey Maguire ("Brothers").

For Best Actor - Comedy or Musical, Day-Lewis competes with Michael Stuhlbarg ("Serious Man"), Joseph Gordon-Levitt ("[500] Days of Summer"), Robert Downey Jr. ("Sherlock Holmes") and Matt Damon ("The Informant!"). Best Actress - Comedy or Musical contenders are Cotillard, Bullock ("The Proposal"), Julia Roberts ("Duplicity"), and Meryl Streep twice ("Julie & Julia" and "It's Complicated"). The Best Director category recognizes Reitman, Tarantino, Kathryn Bigelow, Cameron and Clint Eastwood ("Invictus").

On TV, the Best Actress - Drama category includes Glenn Close ("Damages"), January Jones ("Mad Men"), Julianna Margulies ("The Good Wife"), Anna Paquin ("True Blood") and Kyra Sedgwick ("The Closer"). Best Actor - Drama will be a face-off between Simon Baker ("The Mentalist"), Michael C. Hall ("Dexter"), Jon Hamm ("Mad Men"), Hugh Laurie ("House") and Bill Paxton ("Big Love").

Best Actress - Comedy or Musical will pit Michele against Courtney Cox ("Cougar Town"), Tina Fey ("30 Rock"), Toni Collette ("United States of Tara") and Edie Falco ("Nurse Jackie"). Best Actor - Comedy or Musical nominees are Morrison, Alec Baldwin ("30 Rock"), Steve Carell ("The Office"), David Duchovny ("Californication") and Thomas Jane ("Hung").

The 67th annual Golden Globe Awards air January 17 on NBC at 8 pm. MTV News will bring you all the news, fashion and fun straight from the red carpet, with exclusive photos, interviews, live blogs and more!