Streaming services dominated the nominations for the 26th Critics Choice Awards, with Netflix garnering four best picture nominations, a record-setting number for any studio in the history of the CCA. “Da 5 Bloods” from Spike Lee, “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” from George C. Wolfe, “Mank” from David Fincher and Aaron Sorkin’s “The Trial of the Chicago 7” represented for the platform.
Netflix received 46 film nominations, and combined with the 26 TV nods announced last month, the streamer’s total comes to 72, the most for any studio or network. A24 was the second most-nominated film studio with 14, and Amazon Studios was close behind with 13. Across film and TV, HBO was the second most-nominated with 24, and Amazon Studios garnered 18 in total.
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Critics Choice Awards will be an in-person/virtual hybrid show with host Taye Diggs and some of the presenters filming from a stage in Los Angeles, while nominees appear remotely from various locations around the world. The Critics Choice Awards will air on the CW on Sunday, March 7.
The list of BEST SONG nominations announced by The Critics’ Choice Association. Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga picks up another nomination for the 2021 award season. The Eurovision movie’s epic finale number “Husavik” is on the ballot to win Best Song at the 26th Critics’ Choice Awards.
- “Husavik” from Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga (Netflix)
- “Io Si (Seen)” from The Life Ahead (Netflix)
- “Fight For You” from Judas and the Black Messiah (Warner Bros.)
- “Speak Now” from One Night in Miami (Amazon Studios)
- “Everybody Cries” from The Outpost (Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment)
- “Tigress & Tweed” from The United States vs. Billie Holiday (Hulu)