Members of the Academy's Actors voted to determine these five nominees for the Academy Award for Best Actress. See the entire list of 2021 Oscar nominations here.
Viola Davis in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
Andra Day in The United States vs. Billie Holiday
Vanessa Kirby in Pieces of a Woman
Frances McDormand in Nomadland
Carey Mulligan in Promising Young Woman
And here's where to watch the films:
Tensions rise when trailblazing blues singer Ma Rainey and her band gather at a recording studio in Chicago in 1927.
The Federal Bureau of Narcotics launches an undercover sting operation against jazz singer Billie Holiday.
A heartbreaking home birth leaves a woman grappling with the profound emotional fallout, isolated from her partner and family by a chasm of grief.
A woman embarks on a journey through the American West after losing everything during the recession.
Nothing in Cassie's life is what it appears to be—she's wickedly smart, tantalizingly cunning, and she's living a secret double life by night. Now, an unexpected encounter is about to give Cassie a chance to right the wrongs from the past.
Where can you watch the Oscars? The 2021 Oscars will be held on Sunday, April 25th at 8 pm ET. Watch it live on ABC or go to ABC.com and log in with your TV provider.