Samantha Barks has been nominated for best female newcomer by a major UK film magazine.
The 22-year-old star from Laxey is one of five candidates who could win the Empire magazine award.
The awards are decided by a public vote.
Sam shot to fame in BBC's reality TV show I’d Do Anything, before being picked to play the role of Eponine in the movie Les Miserables.
David Harrison reports: