And the nominees are: Oscar contenders announced

Published On: Jan 24 2012 09:04:53 AM CST   Updated On: Jan 24 2012 11:55:03 AM CST

"Hugo" led the pack with 11 nominations when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the nominees for the 84th annual Academy Awards Tuesday. Check out who else is in the running.

Best Actor Nominee George Clooney in The Descendants
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Best actor nominee George Clooney for his role in "The Descendants."

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