The Night Manager leads British charge for Golden Globe Awards

The Night Manager has led the British charge at the Golden Globe Awards scoring four nominations.

The BBC show is up for best limited series or film made for television.

Its stars, Tom Hiddleston, Olivia Colman and Hugh Laurie, have also been nominated in the acting categories.

Hiddleston will compete for best actor in a limited series or film made for television along with fellow Briton Riz Ahmed, who is nominated for his role in The Night Of.

British actors Tom Hiddleston and Riz Ahmed will go up against each other in the same category. Credit: PA

Other British stars nominated for awards include Hugh Grant, who is up for best actor in a musical or comedy film for his performance in Florence Foster Jenkins.

Lily Collins - the daughter of musician Phil Collins - is nominated for best actress in a musical or comedy for her role in Warren Beatty's Rules Don't Apply.

Lily Collins is up for best actress. Credit: PA

Skyfall star Naomie Harris received a nod for best supporting actress for her role as a crack addict in Moonlight.

Claire Foy is nominated for best actress in a television drama series for her portrayal of the Queen in The Crown.

  • 'La La Land' scored most nominations with seven

'La La Land' leads the film nominations with seven including best picture, comedy or musical and nods for lead actors Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling.

Written and directed by Damien Chazelle, the musical tells the story of an aspiring actress and jazz musician struggling to make ends meet.

While Barry Jenkins' celebrated coming-of-age drama Moonlight received six nominations.

Meryl Streep will receive the Cecil B DeMille Award for career achievement.

It is her 30th nod for best actress in a musical or comedy film for her performance in Florence Foster Jenkins.

Celebrated actress Meryl Streep is up for best actress in a musical or comedy Credit: DPA

Mel Gibson is nominated for best director for Hacksaw Ridge.

The film was the Braveheart star's return to directing for the first time in 10 years following his controversial anti-Semitic rant after a drink-driving arrest.

Andrew Garfield also is nominated for best actor in a film drama for his portrayal of conscientious objector Desmond Doss in the film.

The nominees were revealed by Hollywood stars Don Cheadle, Anna Kendrick and Laura Dern at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.

The winners will be announced on January 8 in Los Angeles in a ceremony hosted by Jimmy Fallon.

Anna Kendrick announces nominees for the Golden Globe Awards. Credit: Golden Globes

Here are some of the top nominations: (the full list can be foundhere)

Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

  • Casey Affleck- Manchester By The Sea

  • Joel Edgerton -Loving

  • Andrew Garfield - Hacksaw Ridge

  • Viggo Mortensen - Captain Fantastic

  • Denzel Washington - Fences

Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama

  • Amy Adams - Arrival

  • Jessica Chastain -Miss Sloane

  • Isabelle Huppert -Elle

  • Ruth Negga - Loving

  • Natalie Portman - Jackie

Best Motion Picture - Drama

  • Hacksaw Ridge

  • Hell Or High Water

  • Lion

  • Manchester By The Sea

  • Moonlight

Best Director, Motion Picture

  • Mel Gibson - Hacksaw Ridge

  • Damien Chazelle - La La Land

  • Tom Ford - Nocturnal Animals

  • Barry Jenkins - Moonlight

  • Kenneth Lonergan - Manchester By The Sea.

Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy

  • 20th Century Women

  • Deadpool

  • Florence Foster Jenkins

  • La La Land

  • Sing Street

Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy

  • Colin Farrell - The Lobster

  • Ryan Gosling - La La Land

  • Hugh Grant - Florence Foster Jenkins

  • Jonah Hill - War Dogs

  • Ryan Reynolds - Deadpool

Best Actress in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy

  • Emma Stone - La La Land

  • Meryl Streep - Florence Foster Jenkins

  • Annette Benning - 20th Century Women

  • Hailee Steinfield -The Edge Of Seventeen

  • Lily Collins - Rules Don't Apply

Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

  • Mahershala Ali - Moonlight

  • Jeff Bridges - Hell or High Water

  • Simon Helberg - Florence Foster Jenkins

  • Dev Patel - Lion

  • Aaron Taylor-Johnson - Nocturnal Animals

Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture

  • Viola Davis - Fences

  • Naomie Harris - Moonlight

  • Nicole Kidman - Lion

  • Octavia Spencer - Hidden Figures

  • Michelle Williams - Manchester by the Sea

Best Animated Film

  • Kubo and the Two String

  • Moana

  • My Life as a Zucchini

  • Sing

  • Zootopia

Best TV Series, Drama

  • The Crown

  • Game of Thrones

  • Stranger Things

  • This is US

  • Westworld

Best TV series, musical or comedy

  • Atlanta

  • black-ish

  • Mozart in the Jungle

  • Transparent

  • Veep

Best Limited Series

  • American Crime

  • The Dresser

  • The Night Manager

  • The Night Of

  • The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story

ITV News Correspondent Nina Nannar was watching the nominations: