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Quvenzhane Wallis, 11: ‘Annie’ Star ‘So Excited’ For Golden Globe Nomination

Thu, December 11, 2014 4:43pm EDT by Lauren Cox 4 Comments
Quvenzhane Wallis Golden Globe

How awesome! Quvenzhane Wallis, the latest actress to bring the ‘Annie’ musical to life, has been nominated for her first-ever Golden Globe award.

At just 11-years-old, Quvenzhane Wallis has earned herself a coveted Golden Globe nomination. After learning about her nomination, the Annie star shared her excitement about being honored with a nomination for the 2015 awards season.

Quvenzhane Wallis Receives Golden Globe Nom

Talk about being the coolest 11-year-old ever!

On Thursday morning, Dec. 11, the 2015 Golden Globe nominations were revealed for the first time — and Quvenzhane was listed as a nominee in the Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy category for her role in Annie!

“OMG!!! I am so excited about my nominations,” the young actress tweeted after hearing the wonderful news.

The song “Opportunity” from Annie is also nominated for a Golden Globe in the Best Original Song — Motion Picture category.

Congrats again, Quvenzhane!

Quvenzhane Faces Tough Competition

As exciting as it is for Quvenzhane to be nominated, she joins a fierce group of leading ladies.

Not only is she going up against Helen Mirren, but she also faces Julianne Moore, Amy Adams, and Emily Blunt.

All of these actresses did amazing work in film in 2014, so they are all winners in our book!

Tell us, HollywoodLifers — What do you think about Quvenzhane being nominated at such a young age? Do you think she deserves it? Comment below!

— Lauren Cox

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