Awards season is in full swing this fall and now the NAACP Image Awards has just released their nominations for 2017.
Mary J. Blige and Jay-Z lead the pack with five nominations each, mostly for their successful albums Strength of a Woman and Jigga’s 4:44. Following their trail is Bruno Mars, Issa Rae, Kendrick Lamar, and SZA, who each have four nominations.
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Entertainer of the Year will go to either Issa Rae, Chance the Rapper, Jay-Z, Bruno Mars, Ava DuVernay, or Chadwick Boseman. Get Out, Girls Trip and Detroit are some of the nominees for best motion picture, while OWN’s Queen Sugar leads TV with seven nominations.
Anthony Anderson will host the 49th awards show once again, which will be broadcasted live on TV One on January 15, 2018 at 9/8c.
You can check out the full list of nominees here.
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Jay Z & Mary J. Blige Lead NAACP Image Award Nominations
1. 48th NAACP Image Awards – Show1 of 19
2. Entertainer Of The Year2 of 19
3. Outstanding Comedy Series3 of 19
4. Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series4 of 19
5. Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series5 of 19
6. Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series6 of 19
7. Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series7 of 19
8. Outstanding Drama Series8 of 19
9. Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series9 of 19
10. Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series10 of 19
11. Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series11 of 19
12. Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series12 of 19
13. Outstanding Television Movie, Limited – Series or Dramatic Special13 of 19
14. Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special14 of 19
15. Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special15 of 19
16. Outstanding New Artist16 of 19
17. Outstanding Male Artist17 of 19
18. Outstanding Female Artist18 of 19
19. Outstanding Album19 of 19
Mary J. Blige, Issa Rae, And More Score NAACP Image Awards Nominations was originally published on globalgrind.com