The Oscars horse race is about to start! 

Nominations for the 85th Academy Awards will be announced by the show’s host, Seth MacFarlane, and actress Emma Stone on Thursday, January 10 at 5:30 a.m. PT/8:30 a.m. ET. This will reportedly be the first time since 1972 that an Oscar show host has participated in the nominations announcement.

The Oscars will be awarded on Sunday, February 24, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center, and will air live on ABC.

Will you wake up early for the Oscar nominations or just read about them later? Do you have any favorites this year?

Source: ABC press release