Emmy Awards 2021: key nominations, when are winners revealed - and who is tipped to win awards?

Ted Lasso, The Crown and The Queen’s Gambit are among the nominees expected to win at the Emmys this year

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This year’s Emmy Awards will take place in the United States on Sunday 19 September, with a whole host of hit shows nominated across a range of awards.

But what are the key nominations and who is tipped to win?

Here’s what you need to know.

What are the key nominations for the Emmy Awards 2021?

A number of popular shows have been nominated in this year’s Emmy Awards, including The Crown, Ted Lasso and The Queen’s Gambit.

There’s a wide range of British talent and productions in the running this year, including Netflix show The Crown and Michaela Coel’s powerful drama I May Destroy You.

With more than 20 nominations across the main and creative awards, The Crown looks set to dominate, with Olivia Colman and Emma Corrin up for best actress in a drama, and Josh O’Connor up for best actor.

Emerald Fennell, Helena Bonham-Carter and Gillian Anderson are also nominated in the supporting actress category for their appearances in the drama, with Tobias Menzies in the running for best supporting actor.

Michaela Coel’s drama, I May Destroy You, which is based on her own experiences of sexual assaultI, is also among the British shows up for a number of awards, including  the best limited series and best actress in a limited series categories.

Apple TV+’s popular football comedy, Ted Lasso, which is set at a fictional southwest London football club, also has 20 nominations.

British actors Juno Temple, Hannah Waddingham, Brett Goldstein, Brendan Hunt, Nick Mohammed and Jeremy Swift all up for awards.

Jason Sudeikis, who plays Ted, is also in the running for best comedy actor.

Netflix period drama Bridgerton has also been nominated in a number of categories, including the best drama award. Rege-Jean Page is also up for the best drama actor award.

Who is tipped to win?

Among the best awards up for grabs, The Crown has been tipped to win the award for best drama series, with The Queen’s Gambit expected to win the best limited series award, beating Mare of Easttown, I May Destroy You, WandaVision and The Underground Railroad.

The Crown’s Emma Corrin has been tipped to win the lead actress in a drama series award for her portrayal of Princess Diana.

Corrin’s co-star, Josh O’Connor is also expected to win the lead actor in a drama series award for his portrayal of Prince Charles.

When are the winners of the Emmy Awards 2021 revealed?

The Emmy Awards 2021 will take place in person at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday 19 September at 8pm ET (1am in the UK).