Sam Smith, Bianca Del Rio, "How To Get Away With Murder" Nominated For 2014 NewNowNext Awards

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The end is nigh—the end of the year, that is! Voting has started for Logo TV's 2014 NewNowNext Awards, our definitive look at the breakout artists of 2014 and the rising stars who will dominate pop culture in the year to come.

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Nominees span film (Love is Strange, Dear White People), television (How to Get Away with Murder, Transparent), music (Sam Smith, A Great Big World) and theater (Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Mothers and Sons)—plus fashion, literature, art and social media. More nominees will be announced in the weeks to come.

Click here to start voting for your favorite nominees!

“The New Now Next Awards are a crystal ball for popular culture," said Ryan Kroft, SVP of Programming Specials and Events for MTV and Logo TV. "They celebrate the now and introduce fans to what's on the horizon. The awards honor the artists and creators whose films, shows, music, and even social media impact helped define last year and will shape the future."

Catch the 2014 NewNowNext Awards December 7 at 8pm on Logo TV

Nominees for the 2014 New Now Next Awards

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Best New Broadway Production (Play)

The Curious Incident of the Dog at 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 at 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

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