“Birdman” squawked loudest in the Golden Globes nominations, flying away with a leading seven nods including best picture in the comedy or musical category. Showtime dominated the television nominations with nine.
The Irish band won for their song “Ordinary Love,” their first song in three years, from the Nelson Mandela biopic, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.
The historical drama “12 Years a Slave” eked out the night’s top honor, best film drama, while the 1970s con-artist caper “American Hustle” landed a leading three awards, including best motion picture – comedy or musical.
The Facebook tale “The Social Network” won top honors Sunday at the Golden Globes with four prizes, including best drama and director, solidifying its prospects as an Academy Awards favorite.