The 2016 Academy Awards are being held on Feb. 28th, hosted by the fabulous Chris Rock.
The nominees were just announced this morning with “Spotlight,” “The Revenant,” “Mad Max: Fury Road” and “The Martian” leading the way ; “The Revenant” led overall with 12 nods.
In the individual categories, Leonardo DiCaprio was nominated for Best Actor, along with Matt Damon, Michael Fassbender and Eddie Redmayne. Cate Blanchett, Brie Larson and Jennifer Lawrence were among those nominated in the Best Actress category. Following up on his big Golden Globes win, Sylvester Stallone earned a nod for bringing Rocky back to the big screen in “Creed.”
As for the music, nominees for BEST ORIGINAL SONG included “Earned It” (The Weeknd) for Fifty Shades of Grey, Lady Gaga’s “Til It Happens to You” for The Hunting Ground & “Writing’s on the Wall” (Sam Smith) for Spectre.
To find out more nominees click here.