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HOLLYWOOD, CA - AUGUST 11: Actress Greer Grammer (L) and actor Kelsey Grammer attend the premiere of Lionsgate Films' 'The Expendables 3' at TCL Chinese Theatre on August 11, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 30: Actress Greer Grammer arrives at 2014 UCLA Visionary Ball at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on October 30, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MAY 08: Greer Grammer attends the Nylon Magazine May young Hollywood issue party at Tropicana Bar at The Hollywood Rooselvelt Hotel on May 8, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Tibrina Hobson/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 22: Actresses Nikki DeLoach and Greer Grammer present the 2014 PRISM Award for Documentary Program: Substance Use at the 18th Annual PRISM Awards at Skirball Cultural Center on April 22, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mathew Imaging/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 29: Actress Greer Grammer attends Nickelodeon's 27th Annual Kids' Choice Awards at USC Galen Center on March 29, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 13: Actress Greer Grammer attends the 2014 MTV Movie Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 04: Actress Greer Grammer arrives at The Weinstein Company's premiere of 'Vampire Academy' at Regal 14 at L.A. Live Downtown on February 4, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 27: Actress Greer Grammer attends the 11th Annual Teen Vogue Young Hollywood Party With Emporio Armani on September 27, 2013 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Teen Vogue)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 10: Greer Grammer attends MTV's 'Awkward' Season 2 Finale Event at The Colony on September 10, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jesse Grant/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 21: Actress Greer Grammer attends the premiere screening of MTV's 'Awkward' Season 2 at The Paley Center for Media on June 21, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Joe Kohen/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 09: Actress Greer Grammer arrives for the 3rd Annual Los Angeles Haunted Hayride VIP Premiere Night held at Griffith Park on October 9, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 28: Actress Greer Grammer attends Candie's 2011 MTV VMA after party at The Colony on August 28, 2011 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mark Sullivan/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 13: Actress Greer Grammer attends the 2009 Freedom Awards at the University of Southern California on October 13, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
MALIBU, CA - SEPTEMBER 29: Greer Grammer, MissTeen Malibu and Kristen Bradford, Miss Malibu/Teen Malibu Pagent Founder attend the Malibu Celebration Friends Of The Festival VIP Reception at a Private Residence on September 29, 2007 in Malibu, California. (Photo by John M. Heller/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kelsey Grammer's daughter Greer is the new Miss Golden Globe.

Hollywood Foreign Press Association President Theo Kingma made the announcement Thursday night at a party in her honor. It's been a Golden Globe tradition for 50 years to have the daughter or son of a past winner help hand out statuettes during the ceremony.

Kelsey Grammer has been nominated for nine Golden Globes and won three, Kingma said.

Greer Grammer is an actress best known for playing Lissa in the MTV series "Awkward." She also has a recurring role on the ABC Family show "Melissa & Joey." Grammer had to leave the party at Los Angeles restaurant Fig & Olive early to film an episode of that show.

Meanwhile, the 22-year-old actress said she's "freaking out" about being named Miss Golden Globe and is already looking forward to her duties. First up is participating in the nominations announcement Dec. 11.

"That's so exciting to me," she said.

She's also thinking about her dress for the ceremony. She said she's been clipping photos since she learned of the honor last week.

"It still doesn't feel real," Grammer said.

Previous Miss Golden Globes have included Laura Dern, Melanie Griffith and "Fifty Shades of Gray" star Dakota Johnson.

Grammer aims to follow in their footsteps with her own acting career.

"I hope to be a Miss Golden Globe who gets to come back and win a Golden Globe," she said. "That's the end goal."

The Golden Globe Awards are set to be presented Jan. 11.

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Follow AP Entertainment Writer Sandy Cohen at http://www.twitter.com/APSandy .

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