via:the daily voice

 The Lee Daniels directed film “Precious: Based On The Novel By Sapphire” was nominated for three Golden Globe awards on Tuesday.

The film itself was nominated for Best Picture, while leading star Gabourey Sidibe, who plays the role of Precious, was nominated for best actress, and Monique was nominated for best supporting actress, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced on Tuesday.

The film features acting performances by several big names, including Mariah Carey, Lenny Kravitz and Sherri Shepherd. After the film was made, Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry joined on as producers.

The Globe Globes are one of the most prestigious awards in Hollywood and often considered an indicator of the Academy Awards. The Golden Globes will be presented Jan. 17 in Los Angeles.

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