Oscar history shows the chaotic Best Actress race comes down to Viola Davis vs. Andra Day

Oscar history shows the chaotic Best Actress race comes down to Viola Davis vs. Andra Day
The most exciting contests to watch this Oscar season is the race for Best Actress. After the top contenders split major precursor awards, many of us are left scratching our heads wondering, is there a front-runner at all? Or is this a total crapshoot? But a closer look at the history of those confusing precursors brings some very telling tea leaves. This is a two-woman race between Viola Davis and Andra Day.

The Critics Choice, Golden Globe and SAG Awards combo has been at play since 1995. Since then, the Globes has the best track record, with 22 eventual Best Actress Oscar champs taking home a prize from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Yes, the HFPA doubles its odds by handing out trophies in both drama and comedy/musical categories, but the stat remains. This year’s winner, Day, gets a boost as her performance in “The United States Vs. Billie Holiday
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