Los Angeles - Damien Chazelle's Los Angeles musical La La Land sang and danced its way to a leading seven Golden Globes nominations, with Barry Jenkins' celebrated coming-of-age tale Moonlight close on its heels with six nods.
La La Land earned nominations for its lead actors, Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, as well best picture, comedy or musical. Chazelle is also among those up for best director in the nominations announced Monday by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.
Moonlight led the field in the dramatic categories, including best picture. The other nominees for best picture, drama, were Manchester by the Sea, Lion, Hell or High Water and Mel Gibson's Hacksaw Ridge.
Meryl Streep landed her 30th nomination for best actress in a musical or comedy for Florence Foster Jenkins.