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the nod Boxing informal the award of a contest to a competitor on the basis of points scored
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Blige who received her first Oscar nomination in the Best Supporting Actress category, and Octavia Spencer who became the first black actress to receive multiple nods ahead of the 90th annual awards.
It is also the generic root of the English habit of saying "I say," because they haven't a clue what we are saying when we nod.
Williams has the most Oscar nods of any living person.
Scorsese's tally of eight directing nods (including one win) tops that of his nearest rival, Steven Spielberg (five with one win).
Rapper Kanye West was the top male nominee, with seven nods for his futuristic "E.
The 36-year-old Brooklyn based R&B described his raft of Grammy nods as "very surreal.
Meryl Streep's acting nod this year gives her 14 nominations, breaking the record she set in 2002.
He told his children that any time you see another Native you should nod your head.
Why we care: Jude Law scored his first Best Actor nod as a Civil War soldier journeying home; we hope this added clout allows the Wilde star to play even more great gay roles in future.
In a few seconds, the ribbon's chaotic motion settles into a repeating pattern: first a deep bow, then a nod, then another deep bow, a nod and so on.
Fox Searchlight Pictures Garners Eight Nominations and Twentieth Century Fox Receives Six Nods
Veterans Ang Lee and Steven Spielberg are in contention for ``Brokeback Mountain'' and ``Munich,'' respectively, while George Clooney (``Good Night, and Good Luck''), Paul Haggis (``Crash'') and Bennett Miller (``Capote'') earned their first DGA nods.