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Jared Leto celebrates Golden Globe nod with concert

Jared Leto celebrates Golden Globe nod with concert

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Jared Leto says he couldn't think of a better way to celebrate his first Golden Globe nomination than with a Thirty Seconds to Mars concert. 

The rocker/actor earned a nod Thursday morning for his work in Dallas Buyers Club, but he tells "Entertainment Weekly" he missed the announcement because he was "dead asleep" on a tour bus heading to the band's Thursday night show in St. Louis. 

Leto and his Thirty Seconds to Mars bandmates are wrapping up their latest tour this month.  The frontman says the remaining gigs will be a perfect way to celebrate all his recent award show attention because the band's performances are already about celebrating life.  And Leto says he has a lot to be grateful for, adding that it's "absolutely insane" that he could take a 6-year break from acting and then return with a film like Dallas Buyers Club that has so much support, enthusiasm, and love surrounding it. 

Leto - who also earned a SAG Award nomination this week - will have some stiff competition in the Best Supporting Actor category at next month's Globes.  His fellow nominees include Bradley Cooper from American Hustle, Michael Fassbender from 12 Years a Slave, Daniel Bruhl from Rush, and Barkhad Abdi from Captain Phillips.  

But Leto isn't the only rocker getting some attention from the Hollywood Foreign Press this year.  Coldplay and U2 also snagged nominations in the Best Original Song category.  Coldplay's Hunger Games: Catching Fire contribution "Atlas" and U2's "Ordinary Love" from Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom will go up against tunes from Frozen, Inside Llewyn Davis, and One Chance.  All the winners will be announced at the 71st Golden Globe Awards ceremony on January 12th. 

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