Britton is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Rayna James on Nashville.
Every single time I’ve ever been nominated it’s always felt like a surprise. I never, ever take it for granted. I’m just always so thrilled. And every nomination is different. Nashville was a big risk for me, it was scary in a lot of ways to be taking on the singing and all of that. So I just feel stunned and grateful to the Academy. I also feel like I’m representing all of my peeps here at the show. Everybody has worked so hard.
Britton is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or Movie for the 64th Emmy Awards for portraying Vivien Harmon on American Horror Story.
American Horror Story was a really unique and special show, I felt so fortunate to be able to do it and to have this be the dividend from that is just really extraordinary.
Britton is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Tami Taylor on Friday Night Lights.
I was in fact asleep during the nominations – it truly is the ‘I’m in bed asleep’ story — ’cause, you know, I’m in L.A. and it’s freakin’ early, dude! Then my publicist called me and told me. I actually had a weird dream in the middle of the night that we didn’t get nominated and Kyle and I were talking, like, ‘Yeah, we didn’t get nominated.’ So I woke up from a series of bad dreams to have a very happy reality. Kyle called me and was like, ‘I just jumped in the pool with my wife!’ ‘Cause he’s in Austin, and he was thrilled. I told him he better not blow out of the Emmys early like he did last year.
Britton is nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Tami Taylor on Friday Night Lights.
The first two calls I had this morning, I still was like, “Are you sure? There must be some mistake.