Rankings
These are the actors and musicians we project will earn the most accolades this Awards Season. Rankings are based on probabilities for all StarDraft-eligible noms and awards. You can use these rankings as a draft guide.


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RANK   CELEBRITY CATEGORY POINTS PROJECTED REMAINING POINTS
1
Olivia Rodrigo
MUSIC
18.0
18.9
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Olivia Rodrigo has gone from Disney child star to one of the most popular artists on the planet. Her songs inspired Tik Toks generating millions of view and she is now positioned to potentially sweep the general field and the pop field. This is certain to be Olivia's year.
Sour (Album)

Good 4 U (Song)

Drivers License (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Record of the Year (Grammys) - Drivers License (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Album of the Year (Grammys) - Sour (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Song of the Year (Grammys) - Drivers License (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best New Artist (Grammys)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Solo Performance (Grammys) - Drivers License (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Vocal Album (Grammys) - Sour (Album)
2
Kodi Smit-McPhee
FILM
7.5
19.125
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Kodi Smit-McPhee isn't new to acting - he was nominated for Best Young Actor at the Critics' Choice in 2009 - but this is the first time he's been a contender to make a major splash in an awards season, and the first time he's appeared on the StarDraft rankings. He could be in for a heck of a debut season.
The Power of the Dog
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actor (Critics Choice Awards) - The Power of the Dog

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Acting Ensemble (Critics Choice Awards) - The Power of the Dog

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - The Power of the Dog

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role, Film (SAG Awards) - The Power of the Dog
3
Jason Sudeikis
TV
7.5
17.8125
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Coming off a huge first season and a strong showing at this year's Emmys, Ted Lasso is the favorite to lead the comedy category this season. Jason Sudeikis is about as sure a bet as there is for nominations this year, though some newcomers t the category may give the show a run for its money.
South of Heaven

Ted Lasso (Season 2)
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Comedy Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Ted Lasso (Season 2)

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actor in a Comedy Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Ted Lasso (Season 2)

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Male Actor in a Comedy Series (SAG Awards) - Ted Lasso

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series (SAG Awards) - Ted Lasso (Season 2)
4
Benedict Cumberbatch
FILM
7.5
17.25
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Cumberbatch is back, baby! After a year outside the StarDraft top 200, the perennial heavyweight is projected to rack up big points for his lead role in The Power of the Dog. You know what else is back? Westerns.
What If...

Spider-Man: No Way Home

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain

The Power of the Dog
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actor (Critics Choice Awards) - The Power of the Dog

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Acting Ensemble (Critics Choice Awards) - The Power of the Dog

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - The Power of the Dog

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Male Actor in a Leading Role, Film (SAG Awards) - The Power of the Dog
5
Will Smith
FILM
7.5
16.1
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Big Willie is the early favorite for the Lead Actor categories this awards season for his role as Richard Williams - the father of Venus and Serena. Will he carry the momentum through the season?
King Richard
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actor (Critics Choice Awards) - King Richard

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - King Richard

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Male Actor in a Leading Role, Film (SAG Awards) - King Richard

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Cast in a Motion Picture (SAG Awards) - King Richard
6
Jeremy Strong
TV
7.5
14.3125
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Succession is to this StarDraft season what The Crown was to last. The show, and just about everyone in it, is sure to rake in the nominations this season. Jeremy Strong is probably the best bet, but you're virtually guaranteed points with anyone in the show.
Succession
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actor in a Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Succession

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Succession

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series (SAG Awards) - Succession

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Male Actor in a Drama Series (SAG Awards) - Succession
7
Kristen Stewart
FILM
2.5
13.85
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
We gave Kirsten Dunst a shout-out for her Best Kiss win at the MTV Movie Awards, but Kristen Stewart won it 4 YEAR IN A ROW. Can she make the leap to an Oscar?
Spencer
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actress (Critics Choice Awards) - Spencer
8
Ciaran Hinds
FILM
6.25
12.875
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Ciaran Hinds is FROM Belfast, and he's also IN Belfast. Man, what a neat coincidence.
Kin

Belfast

Zack Snyder's Justice League
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actor (Critics Choice Awards) - Belfast

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Acting Ensemble (Critics Choice Awards) - Belfast

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - Belfast

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Cast in a Motion Picture (SAG Awards) - Belfast
9
Kirsten Dunst
FILM
7.5
12.75
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Kirsten Dunst has won an MTV Movie Award for "Best Kiss" (y'all know the one), but she doesn't have an Oscar just yet. Will this be the year?
The Power of the Dog
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actress (Critics Choice Awards) - The Power of the Dog

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Acting Ensemble (Critics Choice Awards) - The Power of the Dog

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - The Power of the Dog

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role, Film (SAG Awards) - The Power of the Dog
10
Lady Gaga
FILM, MUSIC
21.25
10.1
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
An Italian socialite, a murder, and fashion? Sounds like the role Lady Gaga was destined to play. Oh, and she also put out music this year with Tony Bennett.
I Get A Kick Out of You (Song)

Love for Sale (Album)

House of Gucci
3.0 pts - Nomination for Record of the Year (Grammys) - I Get A Kick Out of You (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Album of the Year (Grammys) - Love for Sale (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance (Grammys) - I Get A Kick Out of You (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album (Grammys) - Love for Sale (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Music Video (Grammys) - I Get A Kick Out of You (Song)

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actress (Critics Choice Awards) - House of Gucci

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Female Actor in a Leading Role, Film (SAG Awards) - House of Gucci

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Cast in a Motion Picture (SAG Awards) - House of Gucci
11
Kieran Culkin
TV
7.5
12.0625
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Kieran Culkin is bordering on the most famous Culkin now, thanks to the popularity of Succession. Any actor in the show is assuredly going to pick up big points this season.
No Sudden Move

Succession
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Succession

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Succession

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series (SAG Awards) - Succession

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Male Actor in a Drama Series (SAG Awards) - Succession
12
Ariana DeBose
FILM
7.5
11.975
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Ariana DeBose is basically the queen of musicals on film. This year, it's West Side Story.
Schmigadoon

West Side Story
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actress (Critics Choice Awards) - West Side Story

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Acting Ensemble (Critics Choice Awards) - West Side Story

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - West Side Story

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role, Film (SAG Awards) - West Side Story
13
Jesse Plemons
FILM
2.5
11.325
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
We still think of him as psychopathic Todd from Breaking Bad, but Jesse Plemons is a bona fide perennial StarDraft contender these days. Just don't go catching any tarantulas in front of him.
Windfall

Antlers

Jungle Cruise

The Power of the Dog
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Acting Ensemble (Critics Choice Awards) - The Power of the Dog

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - The Power of the Dog
14
Judi Dench
FILM
3.75
11.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
The Great Dame! Need we say more? Just draft her, okay?
Off the Rails

Belfast
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Acting Ensemble (Critics Choice Awards) - Belfast

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - Belfast

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Cast in a Motion Picture (SAG Awards) - Belfast
15
Caitriona Balfe
FILM
8.75
11.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
She may not be the most prolific of actors, but whenever she's in something she has a shot for gold.
Belfast
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actress (Critics Choice Awards) - Belfast

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Acting Ensemble (Critics Choice Awards) - Belfast

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - Belfast

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role, Film (SAG Awards) - Belfast

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Cast in a Motion Picture (SAG Awards) - Belfast
16
H.E.R.
MUSIC
21.0
10.2
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
On the heels of an Oscar win earlier this year for "Fight for You," H.E.R. is back with her first studio album, "Back of My Mind." H.E.R. is one of the most exciting performers today and likely to bring home a few awards again this year.
Fight For You (Song)

Damage (Song)

Back of My Mind (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Album of the Year (Grammys) - Back of My Mind (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Song of the Year (Grammys) - Fight For You (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Performance (Grammys) - Damage (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Traditional R&B Performance (Grammys) - Fight For You

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Song Written for Visual Media (Grammys) - Fight For You (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Song (Grammys) - Damage (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Album (Grammys) - Back of My Mind (Album)
17
Kate Winslet
TV
6.25
11.125
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Kate Winslet was praised as much for her impressive mastery of the Philly accent as she was for her tremendous acting as the eponymous Mare of Easttown. After a stressful career as a detective, let's hope she's able to retire down the shore in a house right by the wooder where she can kick back and spend the rest of her days eating hoagies and watching the Iggles.
Mare of Easttown
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actress in a TV Movie/Miniseries (Critics Choice Awards) - Mare of Easttown

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Limited Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Mare of Easttown

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Female Actor in a Limited Series/TV Movie (SAG Awards) - Mare of Easttown
18
Bradley Cooper
FILM
7.5
10.375
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
That bro from The Hangover became a very serious actor and hauled in the points in 2019 for A Star Is Born. This year he's in two contending films. Will he rake in the points again?
Licorice Pizza

Nightmare Alley
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Acting Ensemble (Critics Choice Awards) - Licorice Pizza

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - Licorice Pizza

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - Nightmare Alley

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Comedy Film (Critics Choice Awards) - Licorice Pizza

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role, Film (SAG Awards) - Licorice Pizza
19
Richard Jenkins
FILM
1.25
10.15
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
You may remember Richard Jenkins as "the guy who helped rescue a fish-man to salvage his neighbor's romance." He's got big point potential this season, with individual award potential for The Humans and ensemble potential among the stacked cast of Nightmare Alley.
The Humans

Nightmare Alley
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - Nightmare Alley
20
Nicholas Braun
TV
6.0
10.0625
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Zola

Succession
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Succession

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Succession

1.0 pts - Nomination for Best Feature (Independent Spirit Awards) - Zola

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series (SAG Awards) - Succession
21
Brian Cox
TV
7.5
10.0625
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
The patriarch of the Roy family is not to be trifled with. Brian Cox is sure to rake in points this season as Succession's third season rolls along through Awards Season.
Blade Runner: Black Lotus

Lawrence: After Arabia

Separation

Succession
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actor in a Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Succession

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Succession

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series (SAG Awards) - Succession

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Male Actor in a Drama Series (SAG Awards) - Succession
22
Matthew Macfadyen
TV
5.0
10.0625
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Matthew Macfadyen and Sarah Snook were both nominated for the last season of Succession at the Critics Choice Awards and the Emmys. Can they get over the hump this season and take home wins?
Succession
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Succession

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Succession

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series (SAG Awards) - Succession
23
Juno Temple
TV
5.0
9.8125
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Juno Temple will try to ride the Ted Lasso wave this season and may stand a chance at an individual award at the Critics Choice, especially if Hannah Waddingham is considered in the lead category.
Ted Lasso (Season 2)
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Comedy Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Ted Lasso (Season 2)

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series (SAG Awards) - Ted Lasso (Season 2)

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Female Actor in a Comedy Series (SAG Awards) - Ted Lasso (Season 2)
24
Brett Goldstein
TV
7.5
9.8125
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
It's hard to imagine him beating out Jason Sudeikis for awards, but Brett Goldstein should ride the Ted Lasso wave this season coming off his supporting actor win at the Emmys. And remember, the Critics Choice Awards have supporting actor categories for TV, so he has a shot for at least one individual award.
Ted Lasso (Season 2)
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Ted Lasso (Season 2)

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Comedy Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Ted Lasso (Season 2)

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Male Actor in a Comedy Series (SAG Awards) - Ted Lasso

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series (SAG Awards) - Ted Lasso (Season 2)
25
J. Smith-Cameron
TV
5.0
9.8125
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
J. Smith-Cameron will look to ride the wave of Succession this season. With the supporting acting categories in the Critics Choice TV Awards, she'll have a chance to take home some gold.
Succession
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Succession

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Succession

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series (SAG Awards) - Succession
26
Jamie Dornan
FILM
6.25
9.575
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Belfast
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actor (Critics Choice Awards) - Belfast

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Acting Ensemble (Critics Choice Awards) - Belfast

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - Belfast

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Cast in a Motion Picture (SAG Awards) - Belfast
27
Hannah Waddingham
TV
7.5
9.5625
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Hannah Waddingham will try to parlay her Emmy win into a huge StarDraft season, and it's hard to envision much standing in her way. She's the best bet among actresses in Ted Lasso to win individual awards.
Ted Lasso (Season 2)
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Ted Lasso (Season 2)

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Comedy Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Ted Lasso (Season 2)

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series (SAG Awards) - Ted Lasso (Season 2)

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Female Actor in a Comedy Series (SAG Awards) - Ted Lasso (Season 2)
28
Sarah Snook
TV
7.5
9.5625
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Matthew Macfadyen and Sarah Snook were both nominated for the last season of Succession at the Critics Choice Awards and the Emmys. Can they get over the hump this season and take home wins?
Succession
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Succession

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Succession

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Female Actor in a Drama Series (SAG Awards) - Succession

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series (SAG Awards) - Succession
29
Jude Hill
FILM
6.25
9.125
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Belfast
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Young Actor/Actress (Critics Choice Awards) - Belfast

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Acting Ensemble (Critics Choice Awards) - Belfast

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - Belfast

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Cast in a Motion Picture (SAG Awards) - Belfast
30
Jean Smart
TV
13.75
8.7
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Jean Smart has a legitimate shot at individual nominations for two different TV roles this year - Mare of Easttown and Hacks - and is the odds on favorite to win for one of them. She's a top pick for TV this season.
Mare of Easttown

Hacks
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Hacks

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Comedy Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Hacks

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a TV Movie/Miniseries (Critics Choice Awards) - Mare of Easttown

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Limited Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Mare of Easttown

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Female Actor in a Limited Series/TV Movie (SAG Awards) - Mare of Easttown

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series (SAG Awards) - Hacks

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Female Actor in a Comedy Series (SAG Awards) - Hacks
31
Thomasin McKenzie
FILM
2.5
8.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
If it feels like it only took 2 years for Thomasin McKenzie to go from being nominated for Best Young Actor at the Critics Choice Awards to becoming a bona fide contender for Oscars, that's because it did. This year she's in two contending films, including the early Best Picture favorite.
Last Night in Soho

The Power of the Dog
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Acting Ensemble (Critics Choice Awards) - The Power of the Dog

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - The Power of the Dog
32
Rachel Zegler
FILM
5.0
8.45
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Rachel Zegler plays Maria Vasquez in the new film adaptation of West Side Story. The question is, will the film be received more like La La Land, or The Prom?
West Side Story
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Young Actor/Actress (Critics Choice Awards) - West Side Story

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Acting Ensemble (Critics Choice Awards) - West Side Story

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - West Side Story
33
Aunjanue Ellis
FILM
5.0
8.1
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Aunjanue Ellis is in the running this year for her role as Venus and Serena's mother in King Richard.
King Richard
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actress (Critics Choice Awards) - King Richard

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - King Richard

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Cast in a Motion Picture (SAG Awards) - King Richard
34
Steve Martin
TV
7.5
7.4375
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Only Murders is classic Steve Martin & Martin Short - goofy, quirky, and unlike anything else on TV right now. It should get some love this Awards Season. The question is whether it can win against Ted Lasso and Hacks.
Only Murders in the Building
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actor in a Comedy Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Only Murders in the Building

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Comedy Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Only Murders in the Building

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Male Actor in a Comedy Series (SAG Awards) - Only Murders in the Building

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series (SAG Awards) - Only Murders in the Building
35
Tony Bennett
MUSIC
15.0
6.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
The last time Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga collaborated on an album, it won Best Traditional Pop Album at the Grammys. Their second collab, Love For Sale, is probably the strongest contender in that category this year. It's also been announced that it will be Bennett's final album due to progression of Alzheimer's disease. Expect this album to receive all the praise worthy of a retiring legend.
I Get A Kick Out of You (Song)

Love for Sale (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Record of the Year (Grammys) - I Get A Kick Out of You (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Album of the Year (Grammys) - Love for Sale (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance (Grammys) - I Get A Kick Out of You (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album (Grammys) - Love for Sale (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Music Video (Grammys) - I Get A Kick Out of You (Song)
36
Jessica Chastain
FILM, TV
5.0
6.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
If you always wanted to see Jessica Chastain in stories involving marriages falling apart, this is your year! She's eligible in both film and TV for her work in The Eyes of Tammy Faye and Scenes from a Marriage, respectively.
The 355

Scenes from a Marriage

The Forgiven

The Eyes of Tammy Faye
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actress (Critics Choice Awards) - The Eyes of Tammy Faye

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Female Actor in a Leading Role, Film (SAG Awards) - The Eyes of Tammy Faye
37
Lil Nas X
MUSIC
15.0
6.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Apparently music videos still have the viewers to cause a Satanic panic. Lil Nas X's "Montero" tore up the charts this year and put him in contention to win a best music video and a host of other Grammy's this year.
Industry Baby (Song)

Montero (Call Me By Your Name) (Song)

Montero (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Melodic Rap Performance (Grammys) - Industry Baby (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Record of the Year (Grammys) - Montero (Call Me By Your Name) (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Album of the Year (Grammys) - Montero (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Song of the Year (Grammys) - Montero (Call Me By Your Name) (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Music Video (Grammys) - Montero (Call Me By Your Name) (Song)
38
Murray Bartlett
TV
7.0
7.25
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
The White Lotus should contend in the miniseries field this season, but unlike some of the others (Halston, Mare of Easttown, Genius: Aretha), it came out after the Emmys, so it's harder to predict how the academies will vote. Still, it's sure to be in the conversation, and Murray Bartlet is probably the best contender as lead actor.
The White Lotus
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a TV Movie/Miniseries (Critics Choice Awards) - The White Lotus

2.0 pts - Nomination for Best Male Performance (TV) (Independent Spirit Awards) - The White Lotus

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Male Actor in a Limited Series/TV Movie (SAG Awards) - The White Lotus
39
Ariana Grande
FILM, MUSIC
9.75
5.25
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Ariana Grande, better known as The Voice's newest coach, is pretty much a lock to put out an album every year, and that keeps her Grammy-relevant. We don't expect her to make much noise in the major categories, but she's always got a shot in the pop genre.
Don't Look Up

Just Look Up (Song from Don't Look Up)

Save Your Tears (Song)

Positions (Song)

Positions (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Solo Performance (Grammys) - Positions (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Vocal Album (Grammys) - Positions (Album)

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Song (Critics Choice Awards) - Just Look Up (Song from Don't Look Up)

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Cast in a Motion Picture (SAG Awards) - Don't Look Up
40
Billie Eilish
MUSIC
23.5
6.075
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Billie Eilish Pirate Baird O'Connell - AKA Billie Eilish - dominated the 2019-2020 StarDraft season as a teenager with her debut studio album, When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? She's still a teenager, and poised to make another run at some Grammy nominations before she hits age 20. Fun fact: she's both the youngest and second youngest person to win Record of the Year, having done it in back-to-back years.
No Time To Die (Song from No Time To Die)

Happier Than Ever (Film)

Your Power (Song)

Therefore I Am (Song)

Happier Than Ever (Song)

Happier Than Ever (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Record of the Year (Grammys) - Happier Than Ever (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Album of the Year (Grammys) - Happier Than Ever (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Song of the Year (Grammys) - Happier Than Ever (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Solo Performance (Grammys) - Happier Than Ever (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Vocal Album (Grammys) - Happier Than Ever (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Music Video (Grammys) - Happier Than Ever (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Music Film (Grammys) - Happier Than Ever (Film)

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Song (Critics Choice Awards) - No Time To Die (Song from No Time To Die)
41
Timothee Chalamet
FILM
7.5
7.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Timothee Chalamet just keeps blowing up. He may not be the strongest contender for individual awards this year, but he's got a high floor with roles in 3 films that may make some noise.
Dune

The French Dispatch

Don't Look Up
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Acting Ensemble (Critics Choice Awards) - Don't Look Up

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - Don't Look Up

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - Dune

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Comedy Film (Critics Choice Awards) - Don't Look Up

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Comedy Film (Critics Choice Awards) - The French Dispatch

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Cast in a Motion Picture (SAG Awards) - Don't Look Up
42
Cate Blanchett
FILM
8.75
6.875
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Cate Blanchett is a threat to win awards whenever she's in something. She's got a shot at lead actress in Nightmare Alley this season, and should also scoop up some points as a member of the ensemble in Don't Look Up.
Don't Look Up

Nightmare Alley
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Acting Ensemble (Critics Choice Awards) - Don't Look Up

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - Don't Look Up

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - Nightmare Alley

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Comedy Film (Critics Choice Awards) - Don't Look Up

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role, Film (SAG Awards) - Nightmare Alley

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Cast in a Motion Picture (SAG Awards) - Don't Look Up
43
Joaquin Phoenix
FILM
1.0
6.85
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Get ready for some weird speeches at this season's award shows! Joaquin Phoenix will try to get back to the podium for his role in C'mon C'mon.
C'mon C'mon
1.0 pts - Nomination for Best Feature (Independent Spirit Awards) - C'mon C'mon
44
Denzel Washington
FILM
5.0
6.625
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Denzel has been all about the movie adaptations of plays in recent years. And boy, are we excited to see him as Macbeth.
The Tragedy of Macbeth
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actor (Critics Choice Awards) - The Tragedy of Macbeth

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Male Actor in a Leading Role, Film (SAG Awards) - The Tragedy of Macbeth
45
Evan Peters
TV
6.25
6.375
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Ryan Murphy's golden child branched out and was fantastic as Detective Colin Zabel in Mare of Easttown. Coming off an Emmy win, he's in for a strong StarDraft season.
American Horror Story

Mare of Easttown
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a TV Movie/Miniseries (Critics Choice Awards) - Mare of Easttown

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Limited Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Mare of Easttown

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Male Actor in a Limited Series/TV Movie (SAG Awards) - Mare of Easttown
46
Kid Cudi
FILM, MUSIC
6.25
4.35
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Don't Look Up

Just Look Up (Song from Don't Look Up)

Guns Go Bang (Song from The Harder They Fall)
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Song (Critics Choice Awards) - Guns Go Bang (Song from The Harder They Fall)

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Song (Critics Choice Awards) - Just Look Up (Song from Don't Look Up)

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Cast in a Motion Picture (SAG Awards) - Don't Look Up
47
Ann Dowd
FILM, TV
3.75
5.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Ann Dowd is a double-threat this year with potential points for both Mass and The Handmaid's Tale.
The Handmaid's Tale

Mass
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actress (Critics Choice Awards) - Mass

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series (SAG Awards) - The Handmaid's Tale
48
Elisabeth Moss
FILM, TV
5.0
4.9
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
The Handmaid's Tale feels like the elder statesman of TV dramas. In its first two seasons, it did nothing but win awards, but Season 3 took home fewer wins despite several nominations, and Season 4 came up emptyhanded this year at the Emmys. Can it reclaim the throne against Succession in its peak?
The Handmaid's Tale

The French Dispatch
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Comedy Film (Critics Choice Awards) - The French Dispatch

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Female Actor in a Drama Series (SAG Awards) - The Handmaid's Tale

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series (SAG Awards) - The Handmaid's Tale
49
MJ Rodriguez
FILM, TV
5.0
4.7875
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
This year, MJ Rodriguez became the first openly transgender woman ever to be nominated for an acting Emmy. The TV Drama field is tough this year, but she has a shot to pick up more nominations for the final season of Pose, and maybe some ensemble nominations for her role in tick, tick... Boom!
Pose

tick, tick... Boom!
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actress in a Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Pose

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Pose

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - tick, tick... Boom!
50
Leonardo DiCaprio
FILM
5.0
5.55
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
DiCaprio stars in Don't Look Up, a story about a doctor who has to warn society about something that has the potential to cause mass devastation across the globe. People will totally heed the warnings, right? Can't imagine much drama here...
Don't Look Up
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Acting Ensemble (Critics Choice Awards) - Don't Look Up

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - Don't Look Up

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Comedy Film (Critics Choice Awards) - Don't Look Up

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Cast in a Motion Picture (SAG Awards) - Don't Look Up
51
Foo Fighters
MUSIC
9.0
4.5
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Foo Fighters have been nominated for an astonishing 29 Grammy Awards over the years and have won 12 of them. If you want to win a Grammy in the Rock category, don't put your album out when Dave Grohl & co. have eligible music out.
Medicine at Midnight (Album)

Waiting on a War (Song)

Making a Fire (Song)

Shame Shame (Song)

Medicine at Midnight (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rock Performance (Grammys) - Making a Fire (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rock Song (Grammys) - Waiting on a War (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rock Album (Grammys) - Medicine at Midnight (Album)
52
Cooper Hoffman
FILM
6.25
5.375
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Licorice Pizza
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Young Actor/Actress (Critics Choice Awards) - Licorice Pizza

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Acting Ensemble (Critics Choice Awards) - Licorice Pizza

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - Licorice Pizza

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Comedy Film (Critics Choice Awards) - Licorice Pizza
53
Alana Haim
FILM
6.25
5.375
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
We're just shocked the rest of the Haim sisters aren't also in Licorice Pizza.
Licorice Pizza
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actress (Critics Choice Awards) - Licorice Pizza

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Acting Ensemble (Critics Choice Awards) - Licorice Pizza

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - Licorice Pizza

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Comedy Film (Critics Choice Awards) - Licorice Pizza
54
Nicole Kidman
FILM, TV
5.0
4.225
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Is Nicole Kidman becoming the next Meryl Streep? It seems like every year she's in something--or everything--and every year she's nominated.
Nine Perfect Strangers

Being the Ricardos
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actress (Critics Choice Awards) - Being the Ricardos

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Female Actor in a Leading Role, Film (SAG Awards) - Being the Ricardos
55
Rita Moreno
FILM
2.5
5.15
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
West Side Story
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actress (Critics Choice Awards) - West Side Story
56
Olivia Colman
FILM, TV
7.25
3.85
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Olivia Colman is the queen of StarDraft, with the most points all-time of any celebrity. This is the first season where she may not be a top 15 pick, but she's still got a chance to rack up some points for her roles in The Lost Daughter and Landscapers.
Ron's Gone Wrong

The Mitchells vs. The Machines

Mothering Sunday

Landscapers

The Lost Daughter

The Electrical Life of Louis Wain
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actress (Critics Choice Awards) - The Lost Daughter

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Animated Feature (Critics Choice Awards) - The Mitchells vs. The Machines

1.0 pts - Nomination for Best Feature (Independent Spirit Awards) - The Lost Daughter

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Female Actor in a Leading Role, Film (SAG Awards) - The Lost Daughter
57
Julianne Nicholson
TV
3.75
4.625
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Mare of Easttown won every acting Emmy it was nominated for, except for one... which it lost to itself. Julianne Nicholson was the beneficiary, beating out castmate Jean Smart in the supporting actress category. Nicholson, and the show as a whole, should be a force this season.
Mare of Easttown
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a TV Movie/Miniseries (Critics Choice Awards) - Mare of Easttown

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Limited Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Mare of Easttown
58
Drake
MUSIC
6.0
3.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
You may not know this, but the global ambassador for the Toronto Raptors is also a Toronto Rapper.
Way 2 Sexy (Song)

Certified Lover Boy (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Album (Grammys) - Certified Lover Boy (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Performance (Grammys) - Way 2 Sexy (Song)
59
Doja Cat
MUSIC
21.0
3.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Doja Cat had a breakout 2020 en route to being nominated last Grammys for Best New Artist, and she's followed it up with even more success this year, including collabs with Megan Thee Stallion, Saweetie, Ariana Grande, and SZA. She's poised for a big StarDraft season.
Best Friend (Song)

Need to Know (Song)

Kiss Me More (Song)

Planet Her (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Melodic Rap Performance (Grammys) - Need to Know (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Song (Grammys) - Best Friend (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Record of the Year (Grammys) - Kiss Me More (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Album of the Year (Grammys) - Planet Her (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Song of the Year (Grammys) - Kiss Me More (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance (Grammys) - Kiss Me More (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Vocal Album (Grammys) - Planet Her (Album)
60
Troy Kotsu
FILM
9.5
4.55
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
CODA
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actor (Critics Choice Awards) - CODA

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - CODA

2.0 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Male (Film) (Independent Spirit Awards) - CODA

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role, Film (SAG Awards) - CODA

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Cast in a Motion Picture (SAG Awards) - CODA
61
Jared Leto
FILM
6.25
4.55
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
It's a good sign for your movie when Jared Leto is the 4th-biggest name on the billing. He should see some nominations for House of Gucci this season.
House of Gucci
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actor (Critics Choice Awards) - House of Gucci

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Male Actor in a Supporting Role, Film (SAG Awards) - House of Gucci

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Cast in a Motion Picture (SAG Awards) - House of Gucci
62
Willem Dafoe
FILM
2.5
4.425
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
This year's StarDraft rankings feature both Kirsten Dunst and Willem Dafoe. Guess Tobey Maguire didn't get the memo that he was supposed to be in an Oscar contender this year. Dafoe should pick up points for Nightmare Alley as well as for his ensemble role in The French Dispatch. If the breaks really go his way, he may even get a nod for The Card Counter.
Zack Snyder's Justice League

The French Dispatch

The Card Counter

Nightmare Alley
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - Nightmare Alley

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Comedy Film (Critics Choice Awards) - The French Dispatch
63
Justin Bieber
MUSIC
24.0
3.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Bieber's third act (Act 1: teen idol with sweeping hair; Act 2: bona fide mainstream pop icon) as a grimy stoner who for some reason released a gospel EP in the same year that his biggest hit was about where he sources his weed from is, well... maybe just par for the course at this point. Expect him to pick up a Grammy nom or two this year.
Lonely (Song)

Anyone (Song)

Stay (Song)

Peaches (Song)

Justice (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Record of the Year (Grammys) - Peaches (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Album of the Year (Grammys) - Justice (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Song of the Year (Grammys) - Peaches (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Solo Performance (Grammys) - Anyone (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance (Grammys) - Lonely (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Vocal Album (Grammys) - Justice (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Performance (Grammys) - Peaches (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Music Video (Grammys) - Peaches (Song)
64
Jennifer Coolidge
TV
5.0
4.25
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
This may be Stifler's mom's best role since... well, Stifler's mom. She's at her comedic best in The White Lotus as a grieving rich white lady on a journey to find herself at a Hawaii resort.
10-Year-Old Tom

The Fungies

Single All The Way

The White Lotus

Pierre the Pigeon-Hawk
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a TV Movie/Miniseries (Critics Choice Awards) - The White Lotus

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Female Actor in a Limited Series/TV Movie (SAG Awards) - The White Lotus
65
Jennifer Lawrence
FILM
5.0
4.125
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Will J-Law get to stumble up the stairs again this year en route to her second Oscar?
Don't Look Up
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Acting Ensemble (Critics Choice Awards) - Don't Look Up

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - Don't Look Up

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Comedy Film (Critics Choice Awards) - Don't Look Up

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Cast in a Motion Picture (SAG Awards) - Don't Look Up
66
Corey Hawkins
FILM
0
4.075
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Corey Hawkins may make some noise in the supporting categories this year for his role as Macduff, and has a shot to pick up a few extra points as a member of the ensemble of In the Heights.
In The Heights

The Tragedy of Macbeth
67
Jon Batiste
MUSIC
15.0
3.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Freedom (Song)

I Need You (Song)

We Are (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Record of the Year (Grammys) - Freedom (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Album of the Year (Grammys) - We Are (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Traditional R&B Performance (Grammys) - I Need You (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Music Video (Grammys) - Freedom (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Album (Grammys) - We Are (Album)
68
Luke Combs
MUSIC
3.0
3.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Luke Combs should be one of the stronger contenders in the Country categories this year at the Grammys.
Forever After All (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Country Solo Performance (Grammys) - Forever After All (Song)
69
Billy Crudup
TV
6.25
4.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
We still think of him as virtuoso guitarist Russell Hammond from Almost Famous, but Billy Crudup has come a long way in the past 21 years. These days, he's better known as the CEO of the UBA Network on The Morning Show.
Die in a Gunfight

The Morning Show
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - The Morning Show

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series (SAG Awards) - The Morning Show

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Male Actor in a Drama Series (SAG Awards) - The Morning Show
70
Penelope Cruz
FILM
1.0
3.875
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Penelope Cruz was most recently fantasy-relevant two years ago for her role in Pain and Glory, but she was overshadowed by lead actor Antonio Banderas that year. This year, she''ll contend as a lead, herself, in Parallel Mothers.
Pandemica

Official Competition

Parallel Mothers
1.0 pts - Nomination for Best International Film (Independent Spirit Awards) - Parallel Mothers
71
Jennifer Aniston
TV
3.75
3.75
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Unfortunately, the Friends reunion doesn't seem likely to earn StarDraft points this year. Fortunately, Jennifer Aniston does thanks to her lead role in The Morning Show.
The Morning Show
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Female Actor in a Drama Series (SAG Awards) - The Morning Show

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series (SAG Awards) - The Morning Show
72
Chris Stapleton
MUSIC
12.0
2.7
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Chris Stapleton has dominated the country categories at the Grammys when he's been nominated in the past. He also managed a nomination for AOTY in 2016, but hasn't managed a win in a general categories. There are some unknowns here, but he should do well enough in the country genre to justify a roster spot in the top-heavy music category.
Cold

Starting Over (Song)

Starting Over (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Country Solo Performance (Grammys) - You Should Probably Leave

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Country Album (Grammys) - Starting Over (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Country Song (Grammys) - Cold

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Country Album (Grammys) - Starting Over (Album)
73
Mark Rylance
FILM
5.0
3.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Mark Rylance has never been a StarDraft heavyweight, but somehow he's worth drafting every single year.
The Phantom of the Open

Don't Look Up
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Acting Ensemble (Critics Choice Awards) - Don't Look Up

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - Don't Look Up

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Comedy Film (Critics Choice Awards) - Don't Look Up

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Cast in a Motion Picture (SAG Awards) - Don't Look Up
74
Meryl Streep
FILM
5.0
3.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Are you really gonna be the person who doesn't draft Meryl Streep this season? ARE YOU???
Don't Look Up
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Acting Ensemble (Critics Choice Awards) - Don't Look Up

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - Don't Look Up

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Comedy Film (Critics Choice Awards) - Don't Look Up

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Cast in a Motion Picture (SAG Awards) - Don't Look Up
75
Frances McDormand
FILM
1.25
3.575
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Frances McDormand as Lady Macbeth? YES, PLEASE.
The Tragedy of Macbeth

The French Dispatch
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Comedy Film (Critics Choice Awards) - The French Dispatch
76
Jane Houdyshell
FILM, TV
2.5
2.5625
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
A double-threat this season, Jane Houdyshell has a shot at individual nominations for her role in The Humans, as well as some potential ensemble noms for Only Murders in the Building.
Only Murders in the Building

The Humans
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Comedy Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Only Murders in the Building

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series (SAG Awards) - Only Murders in the Building
77
Marlee Matlin
FILM
2.5
3.5
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
You may remember her as that actor from every culturally-relevant show in the 2000s, but Marlee Matlin's got a shot at Oscar gold this year for her role in CODA.
CODA
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - CODA

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Cast in a Motion Picture (SAG Awards) - CODA
78
Giveon
MUSIC
15.0
2.4
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Giveon came up short last season when he was nominated for, but didn't win, Best R&B Album. No shame in losing to John Legend, of course. But he'll try to get to the podium this year for his work on Justin Bieber's song, Peaches, and his own single, Heartbreak Anniversary.
Heartbreak Anniversary (Song)

Peaches (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Record of the Year (Grammys) - Peaches (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Song of the Year (Grammys) - Peaches (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Performance (Grammys) - Peaches (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Song (Grammys) - Heartbreak Anniversary (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Music Video (Grammys) - Peaches (Song)
79
Kanye West
MUSIC
12.0
2.4
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
It's frankly hard to know what to put in a short blurb about Kanye these days. He... made an album this year. He might win some Grammys. He'll almost certainly say or do something virtually indefensible. Maybe he'll score you some StarDraft points.
Jail (Song)

Hurricane (Song)

Donda (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Album (Grammys) - Donda (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Melodic Rap Performance (Grammys) - Hurricane (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Song (Grammys) - Jail (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Album of the Year (Grammys) - Donda (Album)
80
Silk Sonic
MUSIC
12.0
2.4
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Anderson .Paak and Bruno Mars have teamed up as a duo to form Silk Sonic, AKA the only musical group we've ever seen Instagram ads for. Between .Paak's R&B and hip-hop chops and Mars's King Midas-like ability to turn anything into an irresistable hit, we see some Grammy love in store for this project... though some of it might have to wait until next year, since their album missed this season's eligibility period.
Leave the Door Open (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Record of the Year (Grammys) - Leave the Door Open (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Song of the Year (Grammys) - Leave the Door Open (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Performance (Grammys) - Leave the Door Open (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Song (Grammys) - Leave the Door Open (Song)
81
Andrew Garfield
FILM
6.25
3.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Andrew Garfield, or as we like to call him, the old new Spider-Man, has a high point ceiling this year, with potential to win individual awards for two different films.
The Eyes of Tammy Faye

tick, tick... Boom!
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actor (Critics Choice Awards) - tick, tick... Boom!

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - tick, tick... Boom!

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Male Actor in a Leading Role, Film (SAG Awards) - tick, tick... Boom!
82
Elle Fanning
TV
7.5
3.2875
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Who would have thought a goofy comedy about Catherine the Great would be such award show bait?
The Great
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy Series (Critics Choice Awards) - The Great

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Comedy Series (Critics Choice Awards) - The Great

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series (SAG Awards) - The Great

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Female Actor in a Comedy Series (SAG Awards) - The Great
83
Connie Britton
TV
0
3.25
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
It's a bit of a dice roll whether Connie Britton will be nominated for her role in The White Lotus, but she's always a contender when she's in an eligible show.
The White Lotus

Pandemica
84
Oscar Isaac
FILM, TV
3.75
2.25
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Who doesn't love Oscar Isaac? He can seamlessly go from playing the mayor of Yonkers, NY in a David Simon miniseries to a Rebel pilot in Star Wars. Oh, and he has dashing good looks. He's in a ton this year, but probably has the best shot at points for his work in Scenes from a Marriage.
The Addams Family 2

Scenes from a Marriage

Dune

The Card Counter
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - Dune

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Male Actor in a Limited Series/TV Movie (SAG Awards) - Scenes from a Marriage
85
J.K. Simmons
FILM, TV
2.5
2.125
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
You've no doubt seen a thing or two that J.K. Simmons has been in, because he's been in everything. He was busy this year, but his best shot at an individual nomination is probably for his role alongside Nicole Kidman in Being the Ricardos.
Seal Team

Goliath

Being the Ricardos

Invincible

Zack Snyder's Justice League

Spider-Man: No Way Home
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actor (Critics Choice Awards) - Being the Ricardos
86
SZA
MUSIC
12.0
2.1
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
SZA is in contention for 2 songs this year--one on her own (Good Days) and the other as a featured artist on the Doja Cat single, Kiss Me More.
Kiss Me More (Song)

Good Days (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Record of the Year (Grammys) - Kiss Me More (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Song of the Year (Grammys) - Kiss Me More (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance (Grammys) - Kiss Me More (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Song (Grammys) - Good Days (Song)
87
Bo Burnham
MUSIC
6.0
2.1
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Bo Burnham... in music? That's right! His Netflix special, Inside, isn't likely to pick up traction in the film or TV awards, but the album of songs that it spawned might snag a stray Grammy or two.
Inside (Film)

All Eyes on Me (Song)

Inside (The Songs) [Album]
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Song Written for Visual Media (Grammys) - All Eyes on Me (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Music Film (Grammys) - Inside (Film)
88
Kacey Musgraves
MUSIC
6.0
2.1
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Kacey Musgraves crushed at the Grammys for her last album, Golden Hour. She won all four awards she was nominated for in 2019! She'll try to do it again with this year's Star-Crossed.
Camera Roll

Justified (Song)

Star-Crossed (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Country Solo Performance (Grammys) - Camera Roll

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Country Song (Grammys) - Camera Roll
89
Megan Thee Stallion
MUSIC
3.0
2.1
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Megan Thee Stallion was one of the biggest surprises of last StarDraft season, winning 3 of the 4 Grammys she was nominated for. Her album, Good News, is eligible for this season. It's likely to be a force in the hip hop/rap categories and may compete for general awards as well.
Thot Shit (Song)

Body (Song)

WAP (Song)

Good News (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Performance (Grammys) - Thot Shit (Song)
90
Tyler the Creator
MUSIC
6.0
2.1
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
It's probably safe to say that Tyler is no longer the same guy who a decade ago called himself "the biggest troll of 2011" and was banned from the UK for 4 years. While he hasn't lost his edge, he's crossed over into having mainstream appeal. He won Best Rap Album in 2020 for Igor, and his most recent album, Call Me If You Get Lost, includes features from Lil Wayne, Pharrell, and Ty Dolla Sign.
Wusyaname (Song)

Call Me If You Get Lost (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Album (Grammys) - Call Me If You Get Lost (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Melodic Rap Performance (Grammys) - Wusyaname (Song)
91
Selena Gomez
TV
5.0
3.0875
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Selena Gomez plays the milennial neighbor who becomes friends with boomers Steve Martin and martin short in the oddball Hulu comedy, Only Murders in the Building.
Only Murders in the Building
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Only Murders in the Building

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Comedy Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Only Murders in the Building

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series (SAG Awards) - Only Murders in the Building
92
Jason Isaacs
FILM, TV
0
2.075
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Jason Isaacs might be a sneaky contributor this year. He has a shot to pick up nominations as a supporting actor in Mass, and had just enough of a recurring role in Sex Education to earn eligibility in the event the show can break into the awards conversation this year.
Streamline

Creation Stories

Dr. Bird's Advice for Sad Poets

Sex Education (Season 3)

Mass
93
Jon Bernthal
FILM
2.5
3.05
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
"I'm not a tennis coach, but I play one in a movie." Jon Bernthal plays tennis coach Rick Macci in this year's King Richard.
King Richard
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - King Richard

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Cast in a Motion Picture (SAG Awards) - King Richard
94
Demi Singleton
FILM
2.5
2.975
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
King Richard
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - King Richard

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Cast in a Motion Picture (SAG Awards) - King Richard
95
Saniyya Sidney
FILM
5.0
2.975
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
King Richard
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Young Actor/Actress (Critics Choice Awards) - King Richard

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - King Richard

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Cast in a Motion Picture (SAG Awards) - King Richard
97
Emilia Jones
FILM
5.0
2.825
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Emilia Jones plays the hearing child of deaf parents struggling as a high schooler to help keep her family's business afloat in CODA.
Locke and Key

CODA
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Young Actor/Actress (Critics Choice Awards) - CODA

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - CODA

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Cast in a Motion Picture (SAG Awards) - CODA
98
Toni Collette
FILM
1.25
2.825
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Toni Collette is somehow a sleeper pick every single season. Maybe folks should stop sleeping on her. She should be a contender as a supporting actress in Nightmare Alley.
Stowaway

Nightmare Alley
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - Nightmare Alley
99
Rooney Mara
FILM
1.25
2.825
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Rooney Mara is the best at both acting and tolerating Joaquin Phoenix.
Nightmare Alley
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Picture (Critics Choice Awards) - Nightmare Alley
100
Mickey Guyton
MUSIC
9.0
1.8
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Remember Her Name
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Country Solo Performance (Grammys) - Remember Her Name

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Country Song (Grammys) - Remember Her Name

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Country Album (Grammys) - Remember Her Name
101
21 Savage
MUSIC
6.0
1.8
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
21 Savage was busy as a featured artist this year, and his album, Savage Mode II, will be eligible for Grammys this season.
My Life (Song)

Savage Mode II (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Performance (Grammys) - My Life (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Song (Grammys) - My Life (Song)
102
J. Cole
MUSIC
12.0
1.8
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
J. Cole's album, The Offseason, might see a little Grammy love this year, but we wouldn't count on it.
Pride is the Devil (Song)

My Life (Song)

The Off-Season (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Album (Grammys) - The Off-Season (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Performance (Grammys) - My Life (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Melodic Rap Performance (Grammys) - Pride is the Devil (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Song (Grammys) - My Life (Song)
103
Peter Dinklage
FILM
2.5
2.675
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
GoT is over, but Peter Dinklage isn't. He'll compete for lead actor nods as the namesake Cyrano de Bergerac.
Cyrano
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actor (Critics Choice Awards) - Cyrano
104
Woody Norman
FILM
3.5
2.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
C'mon C'mon
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Young Actor/Actress (Critics Choice Awards) - C'mon C'mon

1.0 pts - Nomination for Best Feature (Independent Spirit Awards) - C'mon C'mon
105
Michael Keaton
TV
6.25
2.525
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Michael Keaton stars as Dr. Samuel Finnix in Hulu's miniseries about the opioid crisis.
The Protege

Dopesick
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actor in a TV Movie/Miniseries (Critics Choice Awards) - Dopesick

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Limited Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Dopesick

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Male Actor in a Limited Series/TV Movie (SAG Awards) - Dopesick
106
AC/DC
MUSIC
9.0
1.5
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Power Up (Album)

Shot in the Dark (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rock Performance (Grammys) - Shot in the Dark (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rock Album (Grammys) - Power Up (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Music Video (Grammys) - Shot in the Dark (Song)
107
Lil Baby
MUSIC
6.0
1.5
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Lil Baby picked up a pair of Grammy noms last year, but this was a quieter year from him. We don't expect much in the way of points, though he could pick up something in the Rap categories.
Hurricane (Song)

Pride is the Devil (Song)

The Voice of the Heroes (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Melodic Rap Performance (Grammys) - Pride is the Devil (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Melodic Rap Performance (Grammys) - Hurricane (Song)
108
Carrie Underwood
MUSIC
3.0
1.5
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Carrie Underwood took a decidedly nonsecular turn with her recent gospel album, My Savior. The question is whether it will be considered in StarDraft eligible categories. Gospel awards do not score StarDraft points, so she'll need to compete in Country if she wants to earn you some points.
If I Didn't Love You

My Savior (Album)

Only Us (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Country Duo/Group Performance (Grammys) - If I Didn't Love You
109
Dan + Shay
MUSIC
3.0
1.5
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
It feels like Dan + Shay are always in the running for a Grammy or two. Just imagine what they could do if they multiplied like Chloe x Halle.
Glad You Exist

Only Us (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Country Duo/Group Performance (Grammys) - Glad You Exist
110
Reese Witherspoon
FILM, TV
3.75
1.5
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Reese Witherpoon should grab some points for The Morning Show this season and may also have a shot to snag some points in the Animated Film categories for Sing 2.
Sing 2

The Morning Show
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Female Actor in a Drama Series (SAG Awards) - The Morning Show

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series (SAG Awards) - The Morning Show
111
St. Vincent
MUSIC
3.0
1.5
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
St. Vincent is more of a quality over quantity type of musician. The former Polyphonic Spree member has only been nominated for 3 Grammys - one in 2015 and two in 2019 - but she's won 2 of them. She should be a force in this year's rock/alternative categories.
Pay Your Way In Pain (Song)

Daddy's Home (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Alternative Music Album (Grammys) - Daddy's Home (Album)
112
Owen Wilson
FILM, TV
1.25
1.45
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
The only major film/TV award Owen Wilson has ever received was as part of the ensemble of Inherent Vice, which earned the Robert Altman award at the 2014 Independent Spirit Awards. Luckily for Owen, StarDraft added the Independent Spirit Awards for 2021-2022, so maybe he'll have a shot at some points.
Loki

The French Dispatch
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Comedy Film (Critics Choice Awards) - The French Dispatch
113
Beanie Feldstein
FILM, TV
0
1.25
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Beanie Feldstein is not your mom's Monica Lewinsky. She lends a modern, more compassionate--and less misogynist--lens to the scandal in her role as the young intern. She also may pick up some ensemble points for The Humans.
American Crime Story: Impeachment

The Humans
114
Ewan McGregor
TV
2.5
2.25
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
StarDraft's favorite Scotsman is back, this time as fashion designer Halston in the new Netflix miniseries. He's set up for a strong season after winning the lead actor award at the Emmys.
The Birthday Cake

Halston
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Male Actor in a Limited Series/TV Movie (SAG Awards) - Halston
117
Coldplay
MUSIC
3.0
1.2
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Higher Power (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance (Grammys) - Higher Power (Song)
118
Nas
MUSIC
6.0
1.2
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Nas didn't make the pre-season rankings, but should we really be surprised to see him earn a Grammy nom? He's up for Best Rap Album for King's Disease II.
Bath Salts (Song)

King's Disease II (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Album (Grammys) - King's Disease II (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Song (Grammys) - Bath Salts (Song)
119
Eric Bellinger
MUSIC
3.0
1.2
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
New Light (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Progressive R&B Album (Grammys) - New Light (Album)
120
Baby Keem
MUSIC
9.0
1.2
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Top o' the mornin'!
Family Ties (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Performance (Grammys) - Family Ties (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Song (Grammys) - Family Ties (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best New Artist (Grammys)
121
Brandi Carlile
MUSIC
12.0
1.2
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
A Beautiful Noise (Song)

Right on Time (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Record of the Year (Grammys) - Right on Time (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Song of the Year (Grammys) - A Beautiful Noise (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Song of the Year (Grammys) - Right on Time (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Solo Performance (Grammys) - Right on Time (Song)
122
Daniel Caesar
MUSIC
12.0
1.2
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
We don't expect much from Daniel Caesar this season, but he might get a little something for his feature on the Biebz track, Peaches.
Peaches (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Record of the Year (Grammys) - Peaches (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Song of the Year (Grammys) - Peaches (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Performance (Grammys) - Peaches (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Music Video (Grammys) - Peaches (Song)
123
Brothers Osborne
MUSIC
6.0
1.2
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Anyone else struggle to remember the difference between Brothers Osborne and Dan + Shay? No? Just us?
Younger Me

Skeletons (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Country Album (Grammys) - Skeletons (Album)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Country Duo/Group Performance (Grammys) - Younger Me
124
Alexandra Daddario
TV
0
2.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Alexandria Daddario plays a honeymooner rapidly becoming disillusioned with her marriage in The White Lotus. The show may make waves in the miniseries categories this season.
The Girlfriend Experience

The White Lotus

Die in a Gunfight
125
Sterling K. Brown
TV
3.75
1.9375
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
This Is Us has likely passed its award show prime, but Sterling K. Brown always has a shot to be nominated. He could be worth a late round pick.
Solar Opposites

This Is Us
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actor in a Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - This Is Us

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - This Is Us
126
Nicholas Hoult
TV
5.0
1.9375
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
That kid from About A Boy is now a perennial contender for TV comedy nominations. Nicholas Hoult should pick up some nominations for his work in The Great.
The Great

Those Who Wish Me Dead
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actor in a Comedy Series (Critics Choice Awards) - The Great

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Comedy Series (Critics Choice Awards) - The Great

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series (SAG Awards) - The Great
127
Billy Porter
TV
3.75
1.9375
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
We're super sad Pose is ending, if for no other reason then because we're afraid of a world where red carpets don't include Billy Porter. Hopefully, in the show's final season, he can make his way back to the podium.
Cinderella

Pose
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actor in a Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Pose

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Pose
128
Japanese Breakfast
MUSIC
6.0
0.9
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Jubilee (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best New Artist (Grammys)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Alternative Music Album (Grammys) - Jubilee (Album)
129
Cardi B
MUSIC
3.0
0.9
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Would you believe that Cardi B hasn't released a studio album since her 2018 debut Invasion of Privacy? Kind of amazing, given how relevant she has stayed in the ensuing years. That's because she's still generating hits as both a lead and featured artist. And thanks to Grammy weirdness, Cardi is still eligible to win awards for WAP, since she didn't submit it for last year's awards.
Up (Song)

Rumors (Song)

WAP (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Performance (Grammys) - Up (Song)
130
Arlo Parks
MUSIC
6.0
0.9
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Arlo Parks may not be a household name just yet, but the British songwriter/poet put together a heck of a debut R&B album evoking major Corinne Bailey Rae vibes. She has a good shot to be nominated for Best New Artist (as was Rae back in 2007), and may well win.
Collapsed in Sunbeams (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best New Artist (Grammys)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Alternative Music Album (Grammys) - Collapsed in Sunbeams (Album)
131
Saweetie
MUSIC
6.0
0.9
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Saweetie and Quavo called it quits earlier this year, and nothing is sweeter (ahem, saweeter) than winning more Grammys than your ex! She's got a good shot at Best New Artist this year, as well as some genre awards in Hip-Hop/Rap.
Best Friend (Song)

Pretty Bitch Music (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Song (Grammys) - Best Friend (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best New Artist (Grammys)
132
Simon Rex
FILM
2.0
1.9
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Red Rocket
2.0 pts - Nomination for Best Male Lead (Film) (Independent Spirit Awards) - Red Rocket
134
Issa Rae
TV
3.75
1.8875
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Issa Rae has been oft-nominated, but has generally come up empty when it comes to wins at the major awards. Will she fare better in Insecure's final season?
Insecure
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Insecure

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Comedy Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Insecure
135
Nicolas Cage
FILM
2.5
1.875
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actor (Critics Choice Awards) - Pig
136
Hannah Einbinder
TV
5.0
1.875
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Hacks is probably the show best suited to contend with Ted Lasso in the comedy category this year, so Hannah Einbinder is worth stashing on your roster.
North Hollywood

Hacks
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Hacks

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Comedy Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Hacks

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series (SAG Awards) - Hacks
137
Renate Reinsve
FILM
1.25
1.775
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
If you haven't heard of Renate Reinsve, it's because she's a Norwegian actress who has mostly worked in Norwegian films. This year's The Worst Person In The World has made the jump beyond Norway and will compete at the Oscars in the Best International Feature category.
The Worst Person in the World
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Foreign Language Film (Critics Choice Awards) - The Worst Person in the World
138
Margaret Qualley
TV
6.25
1.775
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
The Netflix show, Maid, is making waves in the miniseries category, and Margaret Qualley has a chance for awards as the titular character.
Maid
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actress in a TV Movie/Miniseries (Critics Choice Awards) - Maid

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Limited Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Maid

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Female Actor in a Limited Series/TV Movie (SAG Awards) - Maid
139
Martin Short
TV
7.5
1.6875
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Only Murders is classic Steve Martin & Martin Short - goofy, quirky, and unlike anything else on TV right now. It should get some love this Awards Season. The question is whether it can win against Ted Lasso and Hacks.
Only Murders in the Building

Schmigadoon
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actor in a Comedy Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Only Murders in the Building

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Comedy Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Only Murders in the Building

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Male Actor in a Comedy Series (SAG Awards) - Only Murders in the Building

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series (SAG Awards) - Only Murders in the Building
140
Kathryn Hahn
TV
3.75
1.625
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
WandaVision
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a TV Movie/Miniseries (Critics Choice Awards) - WandaVision

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Limited Series (Critics Choice Awards) - WandaVision
141
ABBA
MUSIC
3.0
0.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
I Still Have Faith in You (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Record of the Year (Grammys) - I Still Have Faith in You (Song)
142
Leon Bridges
MUSIC
6.0
0.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Leon Bridges was built for the Traditional R&B Performance category. He's nominated this year for Born Again.
Gold-Diggers Sound (Album)

Born Again (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Traditional R&B Performance (Grammys) - Born Again (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Album (Grammys) - Gold-Diggers Sound (Album)
143
BJ The Chicago Kid
MUSIC
3.0
0.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
More like BJ the Best Traditional R&B Performance Kid.
Bring It On Home To Me (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Traditional R&B Performance (Grammys) - Bring It On Home To Me (Song)
144
Masego
MUSIC
3.0
0.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Studying Abroad: Extended Stay (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Progressive R&B Album (Grammys) - Studying Abroad: Extended Stay (Album)
145
Snoh Aalegra
MUSIC
6.0
0.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Temporary Highs in the Violet Skies (Album)

Lost You (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Performance (Grammys) - Lost You (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Album (Grammys) - Temporary Highs in the Violet Skies (Album)
146
Fleet Foxes
MUSIC
3.0
0.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Shore (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Alternative Music Album (Grammys) - Shore (Album)
147
DMX
MUSIC
3.0
0.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
DMX was honored with a posthumous Grammy nom after he tragically passed away earlier this year. Will it be a win?
Bath Salts (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Song (Grammys) - Bath Salts (Song)
148
The Weeknd
MUSIC
3.0
0.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
The Weeknd hasn't publicly changed his stance on boycotting the Grammys after last year's major snub, so despite putting together a song with Ariana Grande this year, don't expect him to be racking up StarDraft points.
Hurricane (Song)

Save Your Tears (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Melodic Rap Performance (Grammys) - Hurricane (Song)
149
Halsey
MUSIC
3.0
0.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Halsey is a long shot for any awards this season, but you never know - they may pick up some points!
If I Can't Have Love, I Want Power (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Alternative Music Album (Grammys) - If I Can't Have Love, I Want Power (Album)
150
Ashley McBryde
MUSIC
0
0.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
One Night Standard (Song)
151
BTS
MUSIC
3.0
0.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Butter (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance (Grammys) - Butter (Song)
152
Maneskin
MUSIC
0
0.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Teatro d'ira: Vol. I (Album)
153
Taylor Swift
MUSIC
3.0
0.6
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Even when she has a relative down year, Taylor Swift stays StarDraft-relevant. Her album, Evermore, which dropped less than 5 months after her previous album, is up for Grammys this year. Downside: they haven't made Cats 2 yet, so she's not eligible in Film.
Willow (Song)

Evermore (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Album of the Year (Grammys) - Evermore (Album)
153
Colman Domingo
FILM
3.0
0.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Colman Domingo picked up some love at this year's Independent Spirit Award nominations for his role in Zola.
Zola
2.0 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Male (Film) (Independent Spirit Awards) - Zola

1.0 pts - Nomination for Best Feature (Independent Spirit Awards) - Zola
154
Michael Douglas
TV
3.75
1.5
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Michael Douglas had his first credited role all the way back in 1969 and won the Cecil B. DeMille lifetime achievement award at the Globes 18 years ago, but he's not resting on his laurels. He should pick up some nominations for The Kominsky Method.
The Kominsky Method (Season 3)
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Male Actor in a Comedy Series (SAG Awards) - The Kominsky Method (Season 3)

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Comedy Series (SAG Awards) - The Kominsky Method (Season 3)
155
Madeline Brewer
TV
1.25
1.5
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Madeline Brewer is not a surefire bet for individual awards this year, but may compete in deeper fields like for the Critics Choice Awards. The Handmaid's Tale should do reasonably well as an ensemble in terms of nominations, but may not take home many wins.
Where Are You

Separation

The Handmaid's Tale
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series (SAG Awards) - The Handmaid's Tale
156
Joseph Fiennes
TV
1.25
1.5
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Voldemort's brother is somehow just as evil as Voldemort. What's up with the Fiennes brothers?
The Handmaid's Tale
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series (SAG Awards) - The Handmaid's Tale
157
Steve Carell
TV
1.25
1.5
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Steve Carell has proven himself as both a comedic and dramatic actor, but despite copious nominations, he hasn't won a StarDraft-eligible award since 2008. He's in a tough category going against Succession, but he's worth drafting in the mid-late rounds.
The Morning Show
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series (SAG Awards) - The Morning Show
158
Tessa Thompson
FILM
0
1.5
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
There's no Westworld this StarDraft season, but Tessa Thompson remains relevant for her role in the 1920s Harlem-set period piece, Passing.
Passing
159
Julianna Margulies
TV
1.25
1.5
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Julianna Margulies is a serial serial actress. She's been in recurring roles on TV dramas every year since 1994! If The Morning Show can seriously compete in the Drama categories this year, she could pick up some points.
The Morning Show
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series (SAG Awards) - The Morning Show
160
Lee Jung-jae
TV
9.5
1.475
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
If you haven't seen Squid Game, well... you must not have Netflix, because the South Korean television show is the most watched show ever on the platform. Lee Jung-jae plays Seong Gi-hun, a naive, down-on-his-luck dad who ends up playing the most dangerous of children's games.
Squid Game
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actor in a Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Squid Game

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Squid Game

2.0 pts - Nomination for Best Male Performance (TV) (Independent Spirit Awards) - Squid Game

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series (SAG Awards) - Squid Game

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Male Actor in a Drama Series (SAG Awards) - Squid Game
161
Jennifer Hudson
FILM, MUSIC
5.5
1.425
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Who's your pick for the better portrayal of Aretha Franklin: Jennifer Hudson or Cynthia Erivo? Fortunately, academy voters don't have to pick, since Hudson will compete in film and Erivo is in TV.
Here I Am (Song)

Pierre the Pigeon-Hawk

Tell it Like a Woman

Respsect
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Song Written for Visual Media (Grammys) - Here I Am (Song)

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Female Actor in a Leading Role, Film (SAG Awards) - Respect
162
Jay-Z
MUSIC
8.5
0.375
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
By all accounts, Jay is on the downside of a storied career, but when you're married to Beyonce most things are looking up. It is a sure bet that Blue, Rumi, and Sir will all have some new shiny toys to play with this season.
Guns Go Bang (Song from The Harder They Fall)

Jail (Song)

Bath Salts (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Song (Grammys) - Bath Salts (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Rap Song (Grammys) - Jail (Song)

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Song (Critics Choice Awards) - Guns Go Bang (Song from The Harder They Fall)
163
Finneas
MUSIC
3.0
0.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best New Artist (Grammys)
164
Jimmie Allen
MUSIC
3.0
0.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best New Artist (Grammys)
165
Arooj Aftab
MUSIC
3.0
0.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best New Artist (Grammys)
166
Robert Glasper
MUSIC
6.0
0.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Dinner Party: Dessert (Album)

Born Again (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Traditional R&B Performance (Grammys) - Born Again (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Progressive R&B Album (Grammys) - Dinner Party: Dessert (Album)
167
Lucky Daye
MUSIC
6.0
0.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
**** 'Painted' ****
Table for Two (Album)

How Much Can A Heart Take (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Traditional R&B Performance (Grammys) - How Much Can A Heart Take (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Progressive R&B Album (Grammys) - Table for Two (Album)
168
Cory Henry
MUSIC
3.0
0.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Something To Say (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best Progressive R&B Album (Grammys) - Something To Say (Album)
169
Richard E. Grant
FILM, TV
0
0.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Richard E. Grant is certainly not a juggernaut this season, but you could scrape together some points if he's able to get some dark horse nominations for Everybody's Talking About Jamie and Loki. Plus, with eligibility in both Film and TV, he adds some roster flexibility.
Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard

Moley

Everybody's Talking About Jamie

Tuca & Bertie
170
Glass Animals
MUSIC
3.0
0.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
CHILDHOOD (Album)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best New Artist (Grammys)
171
Ed Sheeran
MUSIC
3.0
0.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Sometimes in private conversation, the StarDraft team has compared Ed Sheeran to a snake eating itself, with each album a derivative reworking of the last. Welcome to the shadiest celeb bio of this season.
Bad Habits (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Song of the Year (Grammys) - Bad Habits (Song)
172
The Kid LAROI
MUSIC
3.0
0.3
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
The epitome of a Gen Z celebrity, The Kid LAROI is an Australian teenager who got big on SoundCloud and is dating a TikTok influencer. He probably won't have a Billie Eilish moment this year at the Grammys, but the future of what it means to be a "celebrity" is coming into greater focus.
Stay (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best New Artist (Grammys)
173
Adam Driver
FILM
1.25
1.175
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
It's getting to the point where we can't refer to him as the guy from Girls anymore. Adam Driver is both prolific and talented, and that combo is of great value in StarDraft.
The Last Duel

Annette

House of Gucci
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Cast in a Motion Picture (SAG Awards) - House of Gucci
174
Jessie Buckley
FILM
3.0
1.15
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Over the last 4 years, Jessie Buckley has won more than a third of the major awards she's been nominated for. That seems like pretty good odds to us.
Romeo & Juliet

The Lost Daughter
2.0 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Female (Film) (Independent Spirit Awards) - The Lost Daughter

1.0 pts - Nomination for Best Feature (Independent Spirit Awards) - The Lost Daughter
175
Sandra Oh
FILM, TV
6.25
1.15
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
The next season of Killing Eve probably won't be out in time for this StarDraft season, so Sandra Oh busied herself with The Chair to try to get you points. Not sure how many she'll come away with, but she's certainly got a shot.
Raya and the Last Dragon

The Same Storm

The Chair
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy Series (Critics Choice Awards) - The Chair

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Animated Feature (Critics Choice Awards) - Raya and the Last Dragon

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Female Actor in a Comedy Series (SAG Awards) - The Chair
176
Justin Hartley
TV
3.75
1.0375
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
This Is Us
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - This Is Us

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - This Is Us
177
Migos
MUSIC
0
0.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Can we just enter Versace for Grammy noms every year?
Culture III (Album)
178
Forest Whitaker
FILM, TV
0
0.0
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Forest Whitaker returns to his role as Bumpy Johnson, infamous Harlem crime boss, in Godfather of Harlem this season. He also plays Aretha Franklin's father in this year's film, Respect.
Godfather of Harlem

Respsect
179
Oh Yeong-su
TV
2.5
0.975
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Never betray your Gganbu. Just take our word for it.
Squid Game
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Squid Game

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series (SAG Awards) - Squid Game
180
Park Hae-soo
TV
2.5
0.975
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
The Squid Game craze is sweeping the world. Let's just hope the craze is only the show, and not the actual game.
Squid Game
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Squid Game

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Ensemble in a Drama Series (SAG Awards) - Squid Game
181
Uzo Aduba
TV
2.5
0.95
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
The last season of In Treatment aired over a decade ago, but it has been revived/continued with Uzo Aduba in the therapist role. Critics have been generally favorable, but will the show earn any awards?
National Champions

In Treatment
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actress in a Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - In Treatment
182
Clive Owen
TV
0
0.9
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
It would be weird watching an Englishman play an American president if he weren't so damn good at it. He mastered his impression of Slick Willie for the Ryan Murphy miniseries about the Clinton/Lewinsky scandal.
Lisey's Story

American Crime Story: Impeachment
183
Ruth Negga
FILM
4.5
0.9
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Ruth Negga acts alongside Tessa Thompson in this year's acclaimed film, Passing.
Passing
2.0 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Female (Film) (Independent Spirit Awards) - Passing

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Female Actor in a Supporting Role, Film (SAG Awards) - Passing
184
Elizabeth Olsen
TV
3.75
0.875
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
WandaVision
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actress in a TV Movie/Miniseries (Critics Choice Awards) - WandaVision

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Limited Series (Critics Choice Awards) - WandaVision
185
William Jackson Harper
TV
7.25
0.875
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
The Underground Railroad

Love Life
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actor in a TV Movie/Miniseries (Critics Choice Awards) - Love Life

2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a TV Movie/Miniseries (Critics Choice Awards) - The Underground Railroad

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Limited Series (Critics Choice Awards) - The Underground Railroad

1.0 pts - Nomination for Best New Scripted Series (TV) (Independent Spirit Awards) - The Underground Railroad
186
Paul Bettany
FILM
3.75
0.875
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
WandaVision
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actor in a TV Movie/Miniseries (Critics Choice Awards) - WandaVision

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Limited Series (Critics Choice Awards) - WandaVision
187
Harvey Guillen
TV
3.75
0.875
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
What We Do in the Shadows
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Critics Choice Awards) - What We Do in the Shadows

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Comedy Series (Critics Choice Awards) - What We Do in the Shadows
188
Tom Hiddleston
TV
0
0.85
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
It seems like it's just a matter of time before all of TV and film takes place within the MCU. Tom Hiddleston has an outside shot at acting nominations as the eponymous Loki.
Loki

What If...
189
Jazmine Sullivan
MUSIC
9.0
1.8
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Heaux Tales (Album)

Pick Up Your Feelings (Song)
3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Performance (Grammys) - Pick Up Your Feelings (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Song (Grammys) - Pick Up Your Feelings (Song)

3.0 pts - Nomination for Best R&B Album (Grammys) - Heaux Tales (Album)
190
Susan Kelechi Watson
TV
3.75
0.7875
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
This Is Us still maintains perennial contender status, and Susan Kelechi Watson is nominated this year in the supporting actress category at the Critics Choice Awards.
This Is Us
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - This Is Us

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - This Is Us
191
Chrissy Metz
TV
1.25
0.7875
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Chrissy Metz has picked up a couple of acting nominations over the years for her work on This Is Us, but has never broken through with an individual win. We wouldn't expect that to change this year with the deep field she's in, but she might still be worth picking up if you're short on TV actors.
Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny

This Is Us
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - This Is Us
192
Mandy Moore
TV
1.25
0.7875
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
If you like awkward portrayals of life within the COVID hellscape, the most recent season of This Is Us is for you! If you like award-winning TV... well, TBD.
This Is Us
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - This Is Us
193
Michael C. Hall
TV
0
0.75
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Your favorite serial killer is back! Michael C. Hall reprises his role as Dexter a decade after the finale of the last season, and by the sound of the title... we'd venture a guess that there's some more killing ahead.
John and the Hole

Dexter: New Blood
194
Molly Shannon
TV
3.75
0.6875
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
The Other Two
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series (Critics Choice Awards) - The Other Two

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Comedy Series (Critics Choice Awards) - The Other Two
195
Audra McDonald
TV
3.75
0.6875
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
The Good Fight
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - The Good Fight

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - The Good Fight
196
Hamish Linklater
TV
3.75
0.6875
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Midnight Mass
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actor in a TV Movie/Miniseries (Critics Choice Awards) - Midnight Mass

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Limited Series (Critics Choice Awards) - Midnight Mass
197
Christine Baranski
TV
3.75
0.6875
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
The Good Fight is in the conversation every single year, but that's about as far as it goes. Neither the show nor any of its nominated actors have won any of the awards it's been nominated for over the years.
The Good Fight
2.5 pts - Nomination for Best Actress in a Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - The Good Fight

1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Drama Series (Critics Choice Awards) - The Good Fight
198
Reed Birney
FILM
0
0.65
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Better known for his stage work, Reed Birney hopes to earn points this season for his role in Mass.
Nova Vita

Home Before Dark

Mass
199
Martha Plimpton
FILM
0
0.65
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Martha Plimpton last won a major acting award in 2012 for a guest turn in The Good Wife. Will her role in Mass get her back to the podium?
Generation

Mass
200
Al Pacino
FILM
1.25
0.65
INFO
CREDITS
POINTS
Big Al! His show Hunters didn't quite get the critical acclaim he might have hoped for last year, but he could be in line for ensemble points or even an individual nod or two for his role in House of Gucci.
American Traitor: The Trial of Axis Sally

House of Gucci
1.25 pts - Nomination for Best Cast in a Motion Picture (SAG Awards) - House of Gucci