2022 Golden Globe Nominations Snubs and Surprises: Selena Gomez, Jennifer Hudson and More

While some movies and TV shows received well-deserved recognition, other actors and actresses were left without a 2022 Golden Globes nomination.

By Mike Vulpo Jan 09, 2022 4:00 AMTags
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Let the season of award show surprises begin! 

On Dec. 13, many actors and actresses woke up to the exciting news that they were nominated for a 2022 Golden Globe

As expected, shows including Ted Lasso, Squid Game, Succession and Hacks received a handful of nominations including Best Television Series. In addition, movies Don't Look Up and King Richard were honored with Best Motion Picture nods. Others, well, they had some less celebratory news.

On the other side, Only Murders in the Building standout Selena Gomez and grand dame Meryl Streep received little to no love on nominations day. 

The 2022 Golden Globes, set to be held on Jan. 9, 2022, is expected to look different in the year ahead. Various actors and other creatives plan to boycott the ceremony over the Hollywood Foreign Press Association's inadequate efforts to address membership diversity within the organization. In addition, NBC has declined to broadcast the 2022 ceremony. 

The HFPA, however, says it has implemented sweeping changes from top to bottom that address ethics and code of conduct, diversity, equality and inclusion.

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Best Dressed Stars at the 2021 Golden Globes

In case you missed the nominations, which were announced by Snoop Dogg, keep scrolling to see all of the snubs and surprises that left entertainment fans with mixed emotions. 

Snub: Adam Driver

While Lady Gaga earned a Best Actress nomination for her stint as Patrizia Reggiani in House of Gucci, her co-stars—including Adam (Maurizio Gucci) and Jared Leto (Paolo Gucci)—didn't make the cut.

Snub: Jennifer Hudson

Can't this actress get some Respect? After channeling Aretha Franklin in the critically acclaimed biopic, many thought the double threat deserved a nomination thanks to her acting and singing skills. 

Surprise: Rachel Zegler

Talk about music to our ears! At just 20 years old, the West Side Story star received a nomination for Best Actress in a Motion Picture—Musical or Comedy. 

Snub: Selena Gomez

While the Hollywood Foreign Press Association proved to be fans of Only Murders in the Building—stars Steve Martin and Martin Short are up for Best Actor in a Television Series—Comedy nominations, Selena was left without any love.

Surprise: Jennifer Lawrence

While receiving a Best Actress in a Motion Picture—Musical or Comedy nomination isn't shocking for the Don't Look Up star, Jennifer actually made history with her nom: She is the only actor born in the ´90s to achieve five Golden Globe nominations. 

Snub: Meryl Streep

Although Jennifer Lawrence and Leonardo DiCaprio each received acting nominations for their roles in Don't Look Up, Meryl was left off the list. 

Snub: Rita Moreno

With West Side Story stars Rachel Zegler and Ariana DeBose receiving acting nominations, many would assume the original film's Anita would receive some recognition as well. Ultimately, she was left empty-handed. 

Surprise: Snoop Dogg

Was anyone else intrigued that the legendary rapper was the lucky guy to wake up early and announce the 2022 Golden Globe nominations? Credit where credit is due: The artist didn't do a bad job at all. 

This story was originally published on Monday, Dec. 13, 2021 at 10:25 a.m.PT. 

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