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La La Land looks set to dance its way to victory at the biggest night in Hollywood after picking up a record-tying 14 Oscars nominations for the 89th Academy Awards.
The smash-hit musical - led by Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling - picked up the most nods on Tuesday, and tied the record set by Titanic and All About Eve.
The picture now has a chance to beat the record 11 Oscars that have been won by Ben-Hur, Titanic and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King.
And one year after the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, seven of the 20 actors nominated for awards were non-white.
There was not a single non-white acting nominee in 2016.
Tripping the light fantastic: La La Land, starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, led the early Oscar nominations on Tuesday morning
Late threat: It will compete against Hidden Figures for Best Picture, which stars Taraji P. Henson, nominee Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monae
Critical darling: Mahershala Ali was nominated for his supporting performance in Moonlight
The film's highly-commended stars also head up the Leading Actress and Leading Actor categories, with Emma going to battle with the likes of Meryl Streep (Florence Foster Jenkins) and Natalie Portman (Jackie) for the Best Actress prize.
Streep on Tuesday received her record 20th Oscar nomination, 37 years after she was first nominated for her supporting turn in The Deer Hunter.
The other two nominees in the Best Actress category were a bit of a surprise however, taking the spots that many thought would be filled by Annette Bening (20th Century Women) and Amy Adams (Arrival).
Ruth Negga made the cut for her critically-lauded performance in Loving, and Golden Globe winner Isabelle Huppert was nominated for the French film Elle.
This is the first nomination for Huppert, who has long been considered by many to be one of the greatest actors of all time.
Up for the trophy: Isabelle Huppert (left in Elle) and Ruth Negga (right in Loving) are both up for Best Actress
Masterclass: Casey Affleck was nominated for his powerful turn in Manchester By the Sea, as was Michelle Williams
Best of the best: Andrew Garfield (left in Hacksaw Ridge) and Viggo Mortensen (right in Captain Fantastic) are up for Best Actor
Gosling meanwhile will take on some formidable competition as he faces off against Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea) and Denzel Washington (Fences).
Rounding out the Best Actor category are Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge) and Viggo Mortnensen (Captain Fantastic).
That category went exactly the way many predicted, leaving Tom Hanks out of the running for his performance in Sully.
Meanwhile, this year's Best Supporting Actress category is stacked with five of the best actors working in Hollywood, with past Academy Award winners Octavia Spencer (Hidden Figures) and Nicole Kidman (Lion) leading the way.
They will take on early favorite Viola Davis (Fences) and four-time nominee Michelle Williams (Manchester by the Sea) as well as newcomer Naomie Harris, who received her first ever nomination for Moonlight.
Supporting turns: Jeff Bridges (left in Hell or High Water) and Dev Patel (right in Lion) are up for Best Supporting Actor
Masterclass part 2: Denzel Washington and Viola Davis were also nominated for their performances in Fences
Grief-stricken mothers: Naomie Harris (left in Moonlight) and Nicole Kidman (right in Lion) will compete for Best Supporting Actress
Three of the men competing for Best Supporting Actor received their first nomination, including Mahershala Ali (Moonlight), Dev Patel (Lion) and 20-year-old Lucas Hedges (Manchester by the Sea), the youngest of this year's acting nominees.
That category is rounded out by past winner Jeff Bridges (Hell or High Water) and past nominee Michael Shannon (Nocturnal Animals).
Best Director meanwhile provided one big shock with Mel Gibson making his way in for his work on Hacksaw Ridge.
This year's nominees were announced by past Oscar winners Brie Larson and Jennifer Hudson and as well as past nominees Glenn Close and Ken Watanabe at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills on Tuesday.
Brains behind the operation: Barry Jenkins (left) and Damien Chazelle (right) are up for Best Director for their work in Moonlight and La La Land respectively
Legend: Meryl Streep on Tuesday received her record 20th Oscar nomination, while High Grant was snubbed (above in Florence Foster Jenkins)
Writer: Manchester By the Sea director Kenneth Lonergan (left) received two nominations, including Best Original Screenplay (right)while Lucas Hedges (right) is the youngest acting nominee for his turn in the film
Big showing: Arrival scored nods in most technical categories and Best Picture, but not one for star Amy Adams (above)
La La Land has already been the biggest success of awards season, winning over critics and cinema-goers alike.
The film swept the Golden Globe Awards with a record-breaking seven awards for Best Original Score Motion Picture, Best Original Song Motion Picture categories, Best Screenplay Motion Picture and Best Director Motion Picture.
Gosling and Stone each accepted the Best Performance by an Actor and Actress in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy while the musical as a whole took the Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy award for a clean sweep of seven gongs.
Cartoon crusader: Zootopoia (above) was one of the nominees for Best Animated Film
Moonlight received eight nominations on Tuesday, as did Arrival.
Manchester received six nods, which all came in major categories including Picture, Director, Screenplay and Best Actor, Supporting Actor and Supporting Actress.
The film was backed by Amazon Studios, and marks the first time that a streaming service has earned a nomination for Best Picture.
Hacksaw Ridge and Lion also received six nods.
The Oscar hopefuls are chosen by the 6028 voting members of the Academy. Actors wanting to be part of the coveted group must have credited roles in at least three films while directors must have more than two screen credits to their names.
La La Land
Manchester By the Sea
Hell or High Water
Damien Chazelle - La La Land
Barry Jenkins - Moonlight
Kenneth Lonergan - Manchester By the Sea
Denis Villeneuve - Arrival
Mel Gibson - Hacksaw Ridge
Natalie Portman - Jackie
Emma Stone - La La Land
Meryl Streep - Florence Foster Jenkins
Isabelle Huppert - Elle
Ruth Negga - Loving
Casey Affleck - Manchester By the Sea
Andrew Garfield - Hacksaw Ridge
Denzel Washington - Fences
Viggo Mortensen - Captain Fantastic
Ryan Gosling - La La Land
Viola Davis - Fences
Octavia Spencer - Hidden Figures
Nicole Kidman - Lion
Naomie Harris - Moonlight
Michelle Williams - Manchester By the Sea
Best Supporting Actor:
Dev Patel - Lion
Jeff Bridges - Hell or High Water
Mahershala Ali - Moonlight
Lucas Hedges - Manchester by the Sea
Michael Shannon - Nocturnal Animals