Historical biopic Lincoln led the Academy Awards nominations today with 12 nods including Best Picture and Best Actor for Daniel Day Lewis.

Ben Affleck's Argo was named in several categories, though Affleck himself was not nominated for directing or acting. The film is one of the nine nominated in the Best Picture category.

Also nominated for Best Picture was the Victor Hugo musical Les Mis -- it's stars Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway also received noms for their acting.

Seth MacFarlane will host the Oscars show Feb. 24 when it airs live on ABC from Hollywood's Dolby Theatre.

Check out the FULL list of nominees:

Best motion picture of the year
* "Amour" Nominees to be determined
* "Argo" Grant Heslov, Ben Affleck and George Clooney, Producers
* "Beasts of the Southern Wild" Dan Janvey, Josh Penn and Michael Gottwald, Producers
* "Django Unchained" Stacey Sher, Reginald Hudlin and Pilar Savone, Producers
* "Les Miserables" Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Debra Hayward and Cameron Mackintosh, Producers
* "Life of Pi" Gil Netter, Ang Lee and David Womark, Producers
* "Lincoln" Steven Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy, Producers
* "Silver Linings Playbook" Donna Gigliotti, Bruce Cohen and Jonathan Gordon, Producers
* "Zero Dark Thirty" Mark Boal, Kathryn Bigelow and Megan Ellison, Producers

Performance by an actor in a leading role
* Bradley Cooper in "Silver Linings Playbook"
* Daniel Day-Lewis in "Lincoln"
* Hugh Jackman in "Les Miserables"
* Joaquin Phoenix in "The Master"
* Denzel Washington in "Flight"

Performance by an actor in a supporting role
* Alan Arkin in "Argo"
* Robert De Niro in "Silver Linings Playbook"
* Philip Seymour Hoffman in "The Master"
* Tommy Lee Jones in "Lincoln"
* Christoph Waltz in "Django Unchained"

Performance by an actress in a leading role
* Jessica Chastain in "Zero Dark Thirty"
* Jennifer Lawrence in "Silver Linings Playbook"
* Emmanuelle Riva in "Amour"
* Quvenzhane Wallis in "Beasts of the Southern Wild"
* Naomi Watts in "The Impossible"

Performance by an actress in a supporting role
* Amy Adams in "The Master"
* Sally Field in "Lincoln"
* Anne Hathaway in "Les Miserables"
* Helen Hunt in "The Sessions"
* Jacki Weaver in "Silver Linings Playbook"

Achievement in directing
* "Amour" Michael Haneke
* "Beasts of the Southern Wild" Benh Zeitlin
* "Life of Pi" Ang Lee
* "Lincoln" Steven Spielberg
* "Silver Linings Playbook" David O. Russell

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