TODAY | December 07, 2013
>>> announcer ] dove. this is care. .
>>> this morning, in "today's" hollywood headlines jay-z leading the pack with the 2014 grammy nominations and hollywood remembers nelson mandela . so nice to see you.
>> nice to see you too. always good to see you.
>> always. there is this outpouring across the globe but a lot of people in hollywood weighing in their thoughts and feelings about the passing of nelson mandela and his contributions and some of the people who portrayed him.
>> everyone from morgan freeman to sidney portier have something to say. 7 million tweets about nelson mandela 's passing on thursday alone. 7 million.
>> just on thursday. also we should point out too there is a movie out about his life right now. idris elba is playing him in this film "mandela long walk to freedom."
>> he apparently saw the movie and gave it a thumb's up. idris is buzz for the oscar but right now. everyone says he definitely will get a nomination. they usually focus on one part of mandela's life but this gives awe broad overview.
>> i probably imagine more and more people given the circumstances will turn out to see it in theaters.
>> it opens on christmas. i think families will go in droves to see it.
>> at the film premiere on thursday night, two of nelson mandela 's daughters were at the premiere and that is when he they found out their dad had passed.
>> it is true but they asked them to continue play the film. i think that was important. it gave the people watching the movie a chance to celebrate his life and watch the movie.
>> we mentioned the grammy nominations. at a concert, jay-z is leading the pack. nine nominations. always a few big wins and a few snubs when it comes to nominations.
>> i don't know what happened, but best album of the year, justin timberlake 's not to be found. bruno mars, not nominated. i don't understand what happened.
>> you were a little surprised at lord you thought got snubbed at best new artist. i love this girl.
>> i do too. a great story and no one knew where she was and she is only 16 and dominating the charts. sarah berelis was shocked she was nominated. she took for twitter saying i never thought this would happen. i'm shaking and best birthday ever!
>> a lot to watch for.