The Oscars isn't the Oscars without a night of seeking out the faces of recognisable award veterans such as Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep and Julianne Moore. I mean, you should probably start placing your bets now as to whether Meryl will win her fourth Academy Award for her role in Florence Foster Jenkins.
And, while the laborious round of applause, fake smiles and standing ovations might be commonplace to practiced Oscar nominees and winners, it'll be a brand new experience for a new batch of talented nominated actresses and director's whose 2017 Academy Awards will be their first.
Following the announcement of Oscar nominations yesterday, we've rounded up a list of artists who are nominated for their first Oscar this year.
The 2017 Academy Awards will air on ABC on 26 February.More
Nominated for 'Best Original Song', this is Miranda's first Oscar nod for his contribution to the the music and lyrics for the song 'How Far I'll Go' from the Disney animated movie 'Moana'. If Miranda was to win the title, it would mean he has won the big 'EGOT': an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony.
The British actress first cut her teeth in acting in a children television series called Simon and the Witch. Since then, her career has sky-rocketed, with appearances in the Pirates of the Caribbean, 28 Days Later, Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and the James Bond franchise. She has been nominated for the award for 'Best Supporting Actress' for her role as the emotionally abusive mother to the film's protagonist.