Iggy Azalea, 'Gone Girl' Lead 'New Now Next Awards' Noms

Music performers Izzy Azalea and Sam Smith as well as theatrical films Gone Girl and Guardians of the Galaxy have garnered nominations for Logo’s 2014 New Now Next Awards, the network announced Thursday.

Azalea (pictured) and Smith earned New Now Next Awards nods for best new female and male musician respectively, while Gone Girl and Guardians of the Galaxy earned multiple awards in several film categories, according to Logo, which will air the award show Dec. 7. MTV will also air the event on Dec. 12.

Fans can vote for their favorite New Now Next Anominees at http://www.logotv.com/events/newnownext_awards/.

“The New Now Next Awards are a crystal ball for popular culture … they celebrate the now and introduce fans to what's on the horizon,” said Ryan Kroft, senior vice president of programming Specials and Events for MTV and Logo TV in a statement. "The awards honor the artists and creators whose films, shows, music, and even social impact helped define last year and will shape the future. We are thrilled to celebrate their work."

The nominees for the 2014 “New Now Next Awards” are:


Best New Television Series:

Broad City

How To Get Away With Murder




Best New Television Actor:

Jay Duplass, Transparent

Jonathan Groff, Looking

Thomas Middleditch, Silicon Valley

Pedro Pascal, Game of Thrones

Justin Theroux, The Leftovers

Best New Television Actress:

Ilana Glazer, Broad City

Gaby Hoffmann, Transparent

Molly Parker, House of Cards

Katie Stevens, Faking It

Lorraine Toussaint, Orange is the New Black

Best New Television Personality:

Pete Davidson, Saturday Night Live

Bianca Del Rio, RuPaul’s Drag Race

John Oliver, Last Week Tonight With John Oliver

Gwen Stefani, The Voice

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey


Best Motion Picture By a New Filmmaker:

Dear White People, Justin Simien

The Fault in Our Stars, Josh Boone

Guardians of the Galaxy, James Gunn

Snowpiercer, Bong Joon-ho

The Theory of Everything, James Marsh

Best New Screenwriter:

Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl

Craig Johnson (with Mark Heyman), The Skeleton Twins

Gillian Robespierre, Obvious Child

Ira Sachs & Mauricio Zacharias, Love Is Strange

Justin Simien, Dear White People

Best New Lead Film Actor

Ellar Coltrane, Boyhood

Ansel Elgort, The Fault In Our Stars

Dylan O’Brien, The Maze Runner

Chris Pratt, Guardians of the Galaxy

Miles Teller, Whiplash

Best New Lead Film Actress

Carrie Coon, Gone Girl

Natalie Dormer, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Belle

Rosamund Pike, Gone Girl

Jenny Slate, Obvious Child


Best New Musician (Male)


Nick Jonas

John Newman

Paolo Nutini

Sam Smith

Best New Musician (Female)

Iggy Azalea

Charli XCX

Mary Lambert

Meghan Trainor

Betty Who

Best New Music Group

A Great Big World






Best New Broadway Production (Musical)

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical


Hedwig and the Angry Inch


Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill

Best New Broadway Production (Play)

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

It’s Only a Play

Mothers and Sons

A Raisin in The Sun

This Is Our Youth

Best New Broadway Lead Actor

Michael Cera, This Is Our Youth

Bryan Cranston, All The Way

Rupert Grint, It’s Only a Play

Chris O’Dowd, Of Mice and Men

Alexander Sharp, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Best New Broadway Lead Actress

Rose Byrne, You Can’t Take It With You

Tavi Gevinson, This Is Our Youth

Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Real Thing

Sophie Okonedo, A Raisin in The Sun

Michelle Williams, Cabaret

R. Thomas Umstead

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