The NAACP Image Awards have nominated Denzel Washington, Jennifer Hudson, H.E.R., ‘Insecure,’ Drake, LaLa Anthony, and others.
Roommates, the 53rd annual NAACP Image Awards nominees have just been released, and some of the biggest personalities in the industry have been recognized for their work highlighting #BlackExcellence over the last year!
Denzel Washington, Jennifer Hudson, ‘Insecure,’ H.E.R., LaLa Anthony, Drake, Will Smith, Angela Bassett, Daniel Kaluuya, ‘The Harder They Fall,’ and others are among the NAACP Image Award nominees. Meanwhile, with the most nominations, the last season of ‘Insecure,’ Grammy-winning musician H.E.R., and the critically acclaimed Netflix feature ‘The Harder They Fall’ all take the lead.
Netflix is the most nominated platform overall, with many nods in both film and television categories. With 12 nominations each, Regina King’s film ‘The Harder They Fall’ and HBO’s ‘Insecure’ are tied for the most. In addition, with six nominations, H.E.R. is the most nominated musical artist.
The event’s most important award, Entertainer Of The Year, will pit Jennifer Hudson, Regina King, Lil Nas X, Megan Thee Stallion, and Tiffany Haddish against one other.
Anthony Anderson, a seven-time NAACP Image Award winner, will announce the winners on February 26th. At 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on BET, a two-hour live TV special kicks off the coverage. The awards event will be presented without an in-person audience once again because of COVID-19.
“We are happy to acknowledge this year’s candidates, who have all brought dynamic, engaging, and thought stimulating content to our notice through their amazing work in film, television, music, and more,” Image Awards Committee Chairman Karen Boykins-Towns said of this year’s nominations.