Blige earned nominations for acting and songwriting.

By Hayden Wright

Nominations for the 90th Annual Academy Awards were announced this morning, and The Shape of Water leads the contenders with 13 nominations.

Best Picture:

“Call Me by Your Name”
“Darkest Hour”
“Dunkirk”
“Get Out”
“Lady Bird”
“Phantom Thread”
“The Post”
“The Shape of Water”
“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

Lead Actor:

Timothée Chalamet, “Call Me by Your Name”
Daniel Day-Lewis, “Phantom Thread”
Daniel Kaluuya, “Get Out”
Gary Oldman, “Darkest Hour”
Denzel Washington, “Roman J. Israel, Esq.”

Lead Actress:

Sally Hawkins, “The Shape of Water”
Frances McDormand, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
Margot Robbie, “I, Tonya”
Saoirse Ronan, “Lady Bird”
Meryl Streep, “The Post”

Supporting Actor:

Willem Dafoe, “The Florida Project”
Woody Harrelson, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”
Richard Jenkins, “The Shape of Water”
Christopher Plummer, “All the Money in the World”
Sam Rockwell, “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri”

Supporting Actress:

Mary J. Blige, “Mudbound”
Allison Janney, “I, Tonya”
Lesley Manville, “Phantom Thread”
Laurie Metcalf, “Lady Bird”
Octavia Spencer, “The Shape of Water”

Director:

“Dunkirk,” Christopher Nolan
“Get Out,” Jordan Peele
“Lady Bird,” Greta Gerwig
“Phantom Thread,” Paul Thomas Anderson
“The Shape of Water,” Guillermo del Toro

Animated Feature:

“The Boss Baby”
“The Breadwinner”
“Coco”
“Ferdinand”
“Loving Vincent”

You can see a complete list of all the nominees thanks to Variety here.

The Best Original Song category includes Sufjan Stevens who was honored for “Mystery of Love” from Call Me By Your Name and Mary J. Blige earned a nomination for “Mighty River” from Mudbound. Blige also scored a Best Supporting Actress nomination for her performance in the film.

Other Best Song nominees include “Stand Up for Something” by Diane Warren and Lonnie R. Lynn from Marshall, “This is Me” by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul from The Greatest Showman and “Remember Me” by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez from Coco.

Radiohead’s Jonny Greenwood earned a Best Original Score nomination for his work on Phantom Thread.

Dunkirk, The Shape of Water, Star Wars: The Last Jedi and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri also earned nominations.

The Academy Awards air Sunday, March 4 at 8 p.m. on ABC.

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