20 Golden Globe Snubs That Make Absolutely No Sense

jurnee smollett golden globe snubs

If there is one thing we can all agree on when it comes to award season, it will be disappointing for any black and brown talent.

This time it is the Golden Globes and the amount of Golden Globe snubs there are.

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Award season goes like this: either nominations will be unsurprisingly non-melanated or there will be diverse nominations but non-diverse winners. There really is no middle ground when it comes to Hollywood appreciating non-white talent. It is sad really. But not surprising.

Earlier this week, the Golden Globes just announced their nominations. And while we are celebrating many of those nominated, we refuse to ignore all the Golden Globe snubs because the act of leaving certain performances off the ballots, makes no sense. We are trying to figure out, do they not watch those shows or they just can’t see award-winning performances, when it has you grappling at the screen. And considering we spent most of 2020 in the house, we aren’t giving them the benefit of the former.

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So ahead of the 78th Golden Globes which will air Feb. 28 at 8 p.m. on NBC, see all the Golden Globes snubs that make absolutely no sense.



one night in miami Golden Globe Snubs
One Night in Miami (Amazon Prime) was snubbed for best picture or best screenplay.




ma raineys black bottom Golden Globe Snubs

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (Netflix) was snubbed for best picture or best screenplay.




judas and the black messiah Golden Globe Snubs

Judas and the Black Messiah (Amazon Prime) was snubbed for best picture or best screenplay.




lakeith stanfield Golden Globe Snubs

Daniel Kaluuya was nominated for Best Supporting Actor as Black Panther leader Fred Hampton in Judas and the Black Messiah but Lakeith Stanfield was snubbed for his role as William O’ Neal in the film.




judas-and-the-black-messiah-dominique-fishback-Golden Globe Snubs

Also, Dominique Fishback was snubbed for the same film, Judas and the Black Messiah, in the Best Supporting Actress category.




da-5-bloods-cast Golden Globe Snubs

Da 5 Bloods (Netflix) was snubbed for best picture, best screenplay, or best drama.




spike-lee-Golden Globe Snubs

Spike Lee was snubbed for Best Director for his critically acclaimed Da 5 Bloods





delroy lindo golden globe snubs

Delroy Lindo was annoyingly snubbed for a best-supporting actor nomination in Da 5 Bloods.




chadwick boseman golden globe snubs

The late Chadwick Boseman was nominated for his role in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom but looked over for a best-supporting actor nomination for Da 5 Bloods.





i may destroy you golden globe snubs

It is frustrating that I May Destroy You was looked over when they should have obviously received a nomination in the Best TV Movie or Limited Series category.



Little Fires Everywhere missed its deserving nomination of best limited-series



michaela coel golden globe snubs

Michaela Coel should have received a nod for Best Actress in a Limited Series category for her series, I May Destroy You, but just like the series, Coel was snubbed.




jonathan major golden globe snubs

Jonathan Majors should have been nominated for the Best Actor in a Drama series for Lovecraft Country, yet he was snubbed.




jurnee smollett golden globe snubs

Just like Majors was snubbed, Jurnee Smollett also was looked over for Best Actress in a Drama Series for Lovecraft Country.




Uzo Aduba was snubbed for the Best Supporting Actress in a Limited Series category for Mrs. America.




bridgerton golden globe snubs

Bridgerton wasn’t nominated for Best Drama Series, when it definitely deserved it, especially since it reigned supreme on Netflix.



brandee evans golden globe snubs

Brandee Evans, who stars as Mercedes in P-Valley should’ve received a Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her role in the series.




pvalley golden globe snubs

P-Valley should’ve been nominated for Best Drama Series.




zendaya golden globe snubs

Zendaya who gave The Euphoria star’s outstanding performance with John David Washington in lockdown film Malcolm & Marie was totally locked out.




mandalorian-pedropascal golden globe snubs

Pedro Pascal was skipped over for, likewise widely favored to get nominated for The Mandalorian, which was nominated for Best Drama, wasn’t nominated.

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