Golden Globe Nominations to be announced later today

The nominations for the 70th Anniversary of the Golden Globe Awards are to be announced this afternoon

With Awards Season now in full swing, one of Hollywood's most celebrated red carpet events prepares to announce it's red carpet nominations today.

2012's winners featured an incredible batch of true Hollywood talent.

The Artist took home Best Picture. Best Actor in a Drama went to George Clooney, for his role in The Descendants and Martin Scorsese won the award of Best Director, for Hugo.

Our predictions for this year's hot contenders include Django Unchained, Lincoln, Les Miserables and Silver Linings Playbook.

One thing's already certain however, the star-studded event is set to be a truly illustrious affair.