The film which broke box office records back in April—earning more than 1.3 billion worldwide—and inspired millions to declare “Wakanda Forever” was also nominated for Best Original Score and Best Original Song.
Marvel Studios took to Twitter to announce the news.
— Marvel Studios (@MarvelStudios) December 6, 2018
— Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) December 6, 2018
The film’s stars Lupita Nyong’o and Chadwick Boseman shared their thanks online too.
— Lupita Nyong’o (@Lupita_Nyongo) December 6, 2018
People were stoked as word spread on social media.
I really didn’t think they were going to give Black Panther a best picture nom I’m shook
— Sylvia Obell (@SylviaObell) December 6, 2018
BlacKkKlansman, Black Panther, and If Beale Street Could Talk were all just nominated for Golden Globes for Best Picture.
— Shaun King (@shaunking) December 6, 2018
I had to do a quick check, but I *think* Black Panther is the first comic book film to be nominated for Best Picture at the Golden Globes. If so, that’s a HUGE feat pic.twitter.com/qeTGLrstZK
— Joi Childs (@jumpedforjoi) December 6, 2018
According to Marvel’s press release, Black Panther is the first superhero film to be nominated for Best Picture.
Black Panther has been nominated for Best Picture at the Golden Globes pic.twitter.com/fRSxHwT1mu
— David ⚡️ (@akaspidey) December 6, 2018
film critics: black panther wasn’t even that good!!! cgi was awful, storyline was mediocre, t-
golden globes: AHEM. here’s three nominations.
— abbi (@mcucevans) December 6, 2018
Black Panther deserves to win!!!!!????
— Marcia Milton (@milton_marcia) December 6, 2018
I hope it wins the damn thing. pic.twitter.com/VDXbisx5Ro
— Jay Aquino (@JaymAquino) December 6, 2018
All hail the king!
— Alex Jones (@AlexJon22617377) December 6, 2018
Wakanda forever ????????♀️ pic.twitter.com/uk4MmM63pL
— دلال. (@d_m_b97) December 6, 2018
Congradulations!! Excelsior!! ????????????
— Marvel Fan Alliance (@xylus84) December 6, 2018
— Harris (@Harris03475908) December 6, 2018
Congrats to the cast/crew of #BlackPanther for their #GoldenGlobes noms, including a HISTORIC nom for Best Picture! @DisneyStudios @MarvelStudios @theblackpanther @THR @TheRoot @getFANDOM @ManaByte @IGN @ComicBookNOW @Essence @blackvoices pic.twitter.com/sXZiJKvN7D
— Dettrick Maddox (@MrDesignJunkie) December 6, 2018
Congratulations on your Nomination, it was well deserved. ???????????????????????????????? @MarvelStudios @theblackpanther @chadwickboseman @Lupita_Nyongo @DanaiGurira @letitiawright @ImAngelaBassett @Winston_Duke @MichaelBJordan @andyserkis @Kevfeige @Avengers @Marvel @MarvelUK @GraceRandolph pic.twitter.com/FnWCCz7tSy
— Mr. J (@joshHsmith1991) December 7, 2018
— Aray Michael Aromaz (@ArayAromaz) December 7, 2018
Congratulations to all the nominees!
The Golden Globes airs January 6, 2019 on NBC.