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All the First-Time 2022 Emmy Nominees

From Lizzo to Sydney Sweeney, Here Are Tonight's First-Time Emmy Nominees

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The Television Academy announced the slate of nominees for the 74th annual Emmy Awards on July 12, and now the big night has finally arrived — with some stacked competition! While many actors who snagged nominations for the 2022 awards show — airing live from Los Angeles on Sept. 12 — were elated to see their respective TV shows among the bunch, others were overjoyed to be honored for the very first time.

Stars like Sydney Sweeney, Andrew Garfield, Oscar Isaac, and Lizzo earned their inaugural Emmy nods this year for their outstanding work, and they began celebrating immediately. "What a morning!" Sweeney wrote on Instagram of her accolades for both "Euphoria" and "The White Lotus." ". . . I'm so proud of both these shows and grateful to everybody that's been apart of them."

Other names fans were pleasantly surprised to see on the 2022 nominations list include former President Barack Obama, Sebastian Stan, the cast of "Squid Game," "Abbott Elementary" stars Janelle James and Sheryl Lee Ralph, and the late Chadwick Boseman, who was honored with a posthumous early win for his role as T'Challa. James Lance, Jacinte Blankenship, Ikechukwu Ufomadu, Anthony A. Anderson, and Sydnee Washington also earned their first-ever nominations.

Read ahead to see who else joined the Emmy-nominees club this year.

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