Awards Season Schedule: Key Dates to Know Leading Up to the 2020 Oscars

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The final stretch on the road to the 2020 Academy Awards is here. This year's Oscars are earlier than ever, with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences having bumped up their ceremony's date a few weeks and resulting in an overall shortened awards season. With the Golden GlobesGRAMMYs and BAFTAs behind us, the Indie Spirit Awards are the last major events ahead of the 92nd annual Oscars.

ET's handy guide to all the awards season dates you'll need to put on your calendar is here to make sure you don't miss any of the mile markers as Hollywood celebrates the best in TV, music, movies and more. Below, you'll find the most important dates categorized by awards show, plus recaps of all the ceremonies up till now. And with the Academy Awards days away, be sure to also check out our Oscar predictions.

The Golden Globes

2020 Golden Globes, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
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When: Sunday, Jan. 5

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The Critics' Choice Awards

Critics Choice Awards
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When: Sunday, Jan. 12

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The Screen Actors Guild Awards

Jennifer Aniston, Brad Pitt
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When: Sunday, Jan. 19

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The GRAMMY Awards

Billie Eilish, Lizzo, Lil Nas X, 2020 GRAMMYs
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When: Sunday, Jan. 26

Missed it? Check out ET's coverage:

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The BAFTA Awards

Prince William, Joaquin Phoenix
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When: Sunday, Feb. 2

Missed it? Check out ET's coverage:

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The Film Independent Spirit Awards

Natasha Lyonne, Zazie Beetz
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When: Saturday, Feb. 8
Where: Santa Monica Beach, California
Watch on: IFC at 5:00 p.m. ET / 2:00 p.m. PT

Host: Aubrey Plaza. "Like all great independent film performances, this one deserves a sequel," she said of returning for her second year. "The people have spoken. Bow down to your host!"

Nominations: See the full list


The Oscars

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When: Sunday, Feb. 9
Where: Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California
Watch on: ABC

Host: None. "There will be no traditional host again this year," ABC Entertainment President Karey Burke explained. "Repeating what worked for us last year: huge entertainment value, big musical numbers, big comedy and star power."

Nominations: See the full list

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