NAACP Image Awards: ‘Black Panther’ Tops Film Nominations


Other top projects nominated across film and TV include ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ and ‘Black-ish’ with nine nominations each, ‘Insecure’ and ‘Seven Seconds’ with eight each and ‘BlacKkKlansman’ with seven.

The nominees for the 50th annual NAACP Image Awards were announced today, with Black Panther scoring a leading 14 nominations across film and music. Additionally star Chadwick Boseman and director Ryan Coogler are each nominated for entertainer of the year. And Black Panther soundtrack single “All the Stars” is up for best music video, along with other nominations.

Other top projects nominated across film and TV include If Beale Street Could Talk and Black-ish with nine nominations each, Insecure and Seven Seconds with eight each, BlacKkKlansman with seven nods, The Hate U Give with five and Atlanta and How to Get Away With Murder with four apiece.

Black Panther, Beale Street, BlacKkKlansman, The Hate U Give are all nominated for outstanding motion picture along with Crazy Rich Asians.

Beale Street actress Regina King is also up for entertainer of the year. And Donald Glover’s music alter ego Childish Gambino scored an additional three nominations in music categories.

Other entertainer of the year nominees are Beyonce and LeBron James.

Outstanding Comedy Series

Merie W. Wallace/HBO

Atlanta (FX Networks)
black-ish (ABC)
Dear White People (Netflix)
Grown-ish (Freeform)
Insecure (HBO)

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series

Donald Glover in 'Atlanta'
Donald Glover in ‘Atlanta’
FX Networks/Photofest

Anthony Anderson, black-ish (ABC)
Cedric the Entertainer, The Neighborhood (CBS)
Donald Glover, Atlanta (FX Networks)
Dwayne Johnson, Ballers (HBO)
Tracy Morgan, The Last O.G. (TBS)

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series

Yara Shahidi in 'grown-ish'
Yara Shahidi in ‘grown-ish’
Courtesy of Freeform/John Fleenor

Danielle Brooks, Orange is the New Black (Netflix)
Issa Rae, Insecure (HBO)
Logan Browning, Dear White People (Netflix)
Tracee Ellis Ross, black-ish (ABC)
Yara Shahidi, grown-ish (Freeform)

Tituss Burgess in 'Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt'
Tituss Burgess in ‘Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’
Courtesy of Netflix

Jay Ellis, Insecure (HBO)
John David Washington, Ballers (HBO)
Laurence Fishburne, black-ish (ABC)
Marcus Scribner, black-ish (ABC)
Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Yvonne Orji in 'Insecure'
Yvonne Orji in ‘Insecure’
Courtesy of Justina Mintz/HBO

Essence Atkins, Marlon (NBC)
Marsai Martin, black-ish (ABC)
Natasha Rothwell, Insecure (HBO)
Uzo Aduba, Orange is the New Black (Netflix)
Yvonne Orji, Insecure (HBO)

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