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The beginning of the new year means one thing: it’s awards season. In the coming months, there will be much chatter about the best and worst moments of 2011 on the large and small screens. Today, the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) announced it’s nominees for it’s annual awards.

For those that don’t know, SAG Awards are voted on by members of the guild, meaning essentially that it’s a peer-based award. Leading the nominations is the cast of The HelpViola Davis is nominated for best actress, while Jessica Chastain & Octavia Spencer both got nods for best supporting actress. Modern Family leads all television nominations with five.

For a complete list of nominees, click here. The awards will take place on January 29th in Hollywood.