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Check out all of the Nominations for this year’s NAACP Awards

 

Entertainer Of The Year

Beyoncé

Viola Davis

Regina King

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

Chance the Rapper

TELEVISION

Outstanding Comedy Series

Atlanta

Black-ish

Insecure

Survivor’s Remorse

The Carmichael Show

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson, Black-ish

Don Cheadle, House Of Lies

Donald Glover, Atlanta

Dwayne Johnson, Ballers

Kevin Hart, Real Husbands Of Hollywood

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series

Issa Rae, Insecure

Keesha Sharp, Lethal Weapon

Niecy Nash, The Soul Man

Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish

Uzo Aduba, Orange Is The New Black

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

David Alan Grier, The Carmichael Show

Deon Cole, Black-ish

Laurence Fishburne, Black-ish

Miles Brown, Black-ish

Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Erica Ash, Survivor’s Remorse

Laverne Cox, Orange Is The New Black

Marsai Martin, Black-ish

Tichina Arnold, Survivor’s Remorse

Yvonne Orji, Insecure

Outstanding Drama Series

Empire

Power

Queen Sugar

This Is Us

Underground

Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series

Kofi Siriboe, Queen Sugar

Mike Colter, Marvel’s Luke Cage

Omari Hardwick, Power

Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us

Terrence Howard, Empire

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series

Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Underground

Kerry Washington, Scandal

Rutina Wesley, Queen Sugar

Taraji P. Henson, Empire

Viola Davis, How To Get Away With Murder

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Alfred Enoch, How To Get Away With Murder

Jesse Williams, Grey’s Anatomy

Joe Morton, Scandal

Jussie Smollett, Empire

Trai Byers, Empire

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Amirah Vann, Underground

CCH Pounder, NCIS: New Orleans

Cicely Tyson, How To Get Away With Murder

Lynn Whitfield, Greenleaf

Naturi Naughton, Power

Outstanding Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special

American Crime

Confirmation

Roots

The Night Of

The People C. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special

Courtney B. Vance, The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Cuba Gooding Jr., The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Jeffrey Wright, Confirmation

Malachi Kirby, Roots

Sterling K. Brown, The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special

Anika Noni Rose, Roots

Audra McDonald, Lady Day At Emerson’s Bar & Grill

Emayatzy Corinealdi, Roots

Kerry Washington, Confirmation

Regina King, American Crime

Outstanding Variety (Series or Special)

2016 Black Girls Rock

Celebrity Family Feud

Lemonade

Lip Sync Battle

The Essence Black Women In Hollywood Awards 2016

Outstanding Performance by a Youth (Series, Special, Television Movie or Limited-series)

Emyyri Crutchfield, Roots

Hudson Yang, Fresh Off The Boat

Lonnie Chavis, This Is Us

Marsai Martin, Black-ish

Miles Brown, Black-ish

RECORDING

Outstanding New Artist

Chance the Rapper

Chloe X Halle

MAJOR.

Ro James

Serayah

Outstanding Male Artist

Anthony Hamilton

Bruno Mars

Chance the Rapper

Kendrick Lamar

Maxwell

Outstanding Female Artist

Alicia Keys

Beyoncé

Fantasia

K. Michelle

Solange

Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration

“Blended Family” – Alicia Keys feat. A$AP Rocky

“Everything’s Beautiful” – Robert Glasper & Miles Davis

“Freedom” – Beyoncé feat. Kendrick Lamar

“Mad” – Solange feat. Lil Wayne

“Royalty” – Sounds of Blackness feat HSRA

Outstanding Music Video

“24K Magic” – Bruno Mars

“Cranes In The Sky” – Solange

“Formation” – Beyoncé

“This One’s for Me and You” – Johnny Gill feat. New Edition

“In Common” – Alicia Keys

Outstanding Song – Contemporary

“24K Magic” – Bruno Mars

“Formation” – Beyoncé

“Freedom” – Beyoncé feat. Kendrick Lamar

“Letter to the Free” – Common feat. Bilal

“Royalty” – Sounds of Blackness feat. HSRA

Outstanding Album

A Seat At The Table, Solange

Coloring Book, Chance the Rapper

Lemonade, Beyoncé

untitled unmastered., Kendrick Lamar

What I’m Feelin, Anthony Hamilton

LITERATURE

Outstanding Literary Work – Fiction

Another Brooklyn, Jacqueline Woodson

The Book of Harlan, Bernice L. McFadden

The Illegal, Lawrence Hill

The Mother, Yvvette Edwards

The Underground Railroad: A Novel, Colson Whitehead

Outstanding Literary Work – Non-Fiction

Democracy In Black: How Race Still Enslaves The American Soul, Eddie S. Glaude Jr.

Freedom Is A Constant Struggle, Angela Y. Davis (Author), Cornel West (Foreword)

Hidden Figures, Margot Lee Shetterly

Stamped From The Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas In America, Ibram X. Kendi

Writings On The Wall: Searching For A New Equality Beyond Black And White, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Author), Raymond Obstfeld (Author)

Outstanding Literary Work – Debut Author

Born A Crime: Stories From A South African Childhood, Trevor Noah

Carry On, Lisa Fenn

Crook County: Racism And Injustice In America’s Largest Criminal Court, Dr. Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve

Grace: A Novel, Natashia Deón

United: Thoughts On Finding Common Ground And Advancing The Common Good, Cory Booker

MOTION PICTURE

Outstanding Motion Picture

Fences

Hidden Figures

Loving

Moonlight

The Birth Of A Nation

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

Denzel Washington, Fences

Don Cheadle, Miles Ahead

Nate Parker, The Birth Of A Nation

Stephan James, Race

Will Smith, Collateral Beauty

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture

Angela Bassett, London Has Fallen

Madina Nalwanga, Queen Of Katwe

Ruth Negga, Loving

Taraji P. Henson, Hidden Figures

Tika Sumpter, Southside With You

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

Alano Miller, Loving

Chadwick Boseman, Captain America: Civil War

David Oyelowo, Queen Of Katwe

Mahershala Ali, Moonlight

Trevante Rhodes, Moonlight

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Aja Naomi King, The Birth Of A Nation

Lupita Nyong’o, Queen Of Katwe

Mo’ Nique, Almost Christmas

Octavia Spencer, Hidden Figures

Viola Davis, Fences

Outstanding Independent Motion Picture

Lion

Loving

Miles Ahead

Moonlight

The Birth Of A Nation

DOCUMENTARY

Outstanding Documentary – (Film)

13th

I Am Not Your Negro

Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise

Miss Sharon Jones!

Olympic Pride, American Prejudice

Outstanding Documentary – (Television)

Major League Legends: Hank Aaron

Policing The Police

Roots: A History Revealed

Roots: A New Vision

Streets of Compton

WRITING

Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series

Donald Glover – Atlanta – “B.A.N.”

Issa Rae, Larry Wilmore – Insecure – “Insecure as F**k”

Kenya Barris – Black-ish – “Hope”

Our Lady J – Transparent – “If I Were A Bell”

Prentice Penny – Insecure – “Real as F**k”

Outstanding Writing in a Dramatic Series

Akela Cooper – Marvel’s Luke Cage – “Manifest”

Anthony Sparks – Queen Sugar – “By Any Chance”

Ava DuVernay – Queen Sugar – “First Things First”

Joe Robert Cole – The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story – “The Race Card”

LaToya Morgan – TURN: Washingtons Spies – “Benediction”

Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture – (Television)

Alison McDonald – An American Girl Story – “Melody 1963: Love Has to Win”

Alison McDonald – Roots (Night 2)

Charles Murray – Roots (Night 3)

Rashida Jones and Mike Schur – Black Mirror – “Nosedive”

Rhonda Freeman-Baraka – Merry Christmas, Baby!

Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Film)

Adam Mansbach, Barry

Barry Jenkins, Moonlight

Jeff Nichols, Loving

Nate Parker, The Birth Of A Nation

Richard Tanne, Southside With You

DIRECTING

Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series

Anton Cropper – Black-ish – “God”

Anton Cropper – Black-ish – “Good-ish Times”

Donald Glover – Atlanta – “Value”

Marta Cunningham – Transparent – “Exciting And New”

Melina Matsoukas – Insecure – “Insecure as F**k”

Outstanding Directing in a Dramatic Series

Anthony Hemingway – Underground – “The Macon 7”

John Singleton – The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story – “The Race Card”

Millicent Shelton – Empire – “The Lyon Who Cried Wolf”

Paris Barclay – Pitch – “Pilot”

Sam Esmail – Mr. Robot – “eps2.5_h4ndshake.sme”

Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Television)

Carl Seaton – Bad Dad Rehab

Mario Van Peebles – Roots (Night 2)

Rick Famuyiwa – Confirmation

Thomas Carter – Roots (Night 3)

Vondie Curtis-Hall – Toni Braxton: Unbreak My Heart

Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture – (Film)

Anthony Russo, Joe Russo, Captain America: Civil War

Barry Jenkins, Moonlight

Garth Davis, Lion

Mira Nair, Queen Of Katwe

Nate Parker, The Birth Of A Nation

ANIMATED/CGI

Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance – (Television or Film)

Dwayne Johnson, Moana

Idris Elba, Finding Dory

Idris Elba, The Jungle Book

Kevin Hart, The Secret Life Of Pets

Loretta Devine, Doc McStuffins

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