The 80th Annual Golden Globes will return in person after a muted ceremony in 2022

The 80th annual Golden Globe Awards is set to return with an all-star cast after a hushed-up ceremony in 2022.

Last year’s show was turned into a “private event” at the last minute by organizers of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA), after it drew heavy criticism for its lack of black members.

But Tuesday’s event, which will be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles and hosted by American comedian Jerrod Carmichael, will welcome many familiar faces back.

Several big British names including Dame Emma Thompson, Olivia Colman, Bill Nighy and Daniel Craig took home the top prizes in the nominations announced last month.

Colman is one of the nominees in the category of best actress in a drama film for her role in Empire Of Light, and she is joined in this category by Cate Blanchett, as well as Viola Davis, Ana De Armas and Michelle Williams.

In the concurrent Best Actor in a Motion Picture: Drama category, Nighy is joined by Hugh Jackman, Austin Butler, Jeremy Pope and Brendan Fraser.

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Colman is one of the nominees for Best Actress in a Motion Picture: Drama for her role in Empire Of Light (Yui Mok/PA)

Fraser, who is nominated for his role in The Whale, previously said he would not attend the Golden Globes if nominated, following an alleged 2003 incident.

In 2018, the actor said he was groped by longtime HFPA member Philip Berk, the organization’s former president.

Elsewhere, blockbuster movies Avatar: The Way Of Water and Top Gun: Maverick lead in the Best Picture: Drama category, alongside Elvis, The Fabelmans and Tar.

The nominees for Best Motion Picture: Musical or Comedy include The Banshees of Inisherin, Everything Everywhere All At Once, Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery and Triangle Of Sadness.

No female directors were nominated for Best Director, with nods to James Cameron, Martin McDonagh and Steven Spielberg, as well as Tony Kushner, Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert and Baz Luhrmann.

Taylor Swift will take on fellow pop megastars Rihanna and Lady Gaga for Best Original Song, each receiving nominations for Carolina, Lift Me Up and Hold My Hand respectively.

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The ceremony will be hosted by American comedian and actor Jerrod Carmichael (Ian West/PA)

On Monday, the HFPA announced a second list of celebrities to host the ceremony, including Letitia Wright, Jenna Ortega, Jennifer Coolidge, Jennifer Hudson, Salma Hayek and Hilary Swank.

They will join the already large number of previously announced presenters, including Ana De Armas, Quentin Tarantino and Jamie Lee Curtis.

Actor and comedian Eddie Murphy is set to receive the coveted Cecil B DeMille Award.

The HFPA also announced that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will attend the ceremony, who will deliver a special message of peace and be introduced by Sean Penn.

Last year, following criticism from the HFPA, the awards were announced via periodic updates from the Golden Globes website and official social media accounts after US network NBC refused to air the show.

The organization then committed to reviewing its bylaws and making changes regarding ethics and inclusion.

The 80th Annual Golden Globe Awards will air from 1am UK time and will be broadcast live on NBC and the Peacock streaming service.

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