Queen Biopic ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Nominated for Two Golden Globe Awards

2018-12-07

Story by Charles Ken, photo countess of Twentieth Century Fox

“Bohemian Rhapsody” is up for Best Motion Picture – Drama and actor Rami Malek is up for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama

The Queen biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody” has been nominated for two awards at the 76th annual Golden Globe Awards. The film, which chronicles the rise of Queen and life of late frontman Freddie Mercury, is up for the Best Motion Picture — Drama award, and Rami Malek, who starred as Mercury, is nominated for the Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture — Drama award.

Up against “Bohemian Rhapsody” for the Best Motion Picture — Drama award are “Black Panther,” “BlacKkKlansman,” “If Beale Street Could Talk” and “A Star Is Born.” Malek is vying for Best Performance by an Actor against Bradley Cooper for his role in “A Star Is Born,” “Willem DaFoe for At Eternity’s Gate,” Lucas Hedges in “Boy Erased” and John David Washington in “BlackKklansman.”

Looking at a few other music nominees, Annie Lennox is nominated for the Best Original Song — Motion Picture award for “Requiem for a Private War,” which she penned for “A Private War.”

For the full list of nominees, head to GoldenGlobes.com.

The 76th annual Golden Globe Awards will air on NBC on Sunday, January 6, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg will host the show.

As for Queen, the band recently announced a 2019 North American summer tour called “The Rhapsody Tour” that will being July 10 in Vancouver, Canada. The current lineup of the band features original guitarist Brian May and drummer Roger Taylor with Adam Lambert on vocals. For tour information, visit QueenOnline,com.

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