NAACP Image Awards 2019: 'Black Panther', 'If Beale Street Could Talk' Lead Film Nominations
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The Marvel superhero movie and the Barry Jenkins drama collect 14 and 9 nods respectively, whereas 'Black-ish' dominates TV category with eight counts, and H.E.R. leads music section with five.

AceShowbiz - "Black Panther" has landed 14 nominations for the 50th annual NAACP Image Awards.

The blockbuster, which is up for seven Oscars, will compete in a string of major categories on 30 March when the winners are announced at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

The ceremony celebrates the accomplishments of people of colour in TV, music, literature and film.

Barry Jenkins' "If Beale Street Could Talk" is second among the film nominees with nine mentions.

Both movies will compete for Outstanding Motion Picture with "BlacKkKlansman", "Crazy Rich Asians", and "The Hate U Give", and Outstanding Independent Motion Picture alongside "BlacKkKlansman", "Nappily Ever After", "Sorry to Bother You", and "Traffik", while "Black Panther" star Chadwick Boseman and "If Beale Street Could Talk" actor Stephan James will compete for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture. Regina King of ("If Beale Street Could Talk") will fight for the Outstanding Supporting Actress honour with "Black Panther" trio Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, and Lupita Nyong'o.

Meanwhile, Boseman and "Black Panther" director Ryan Coogler and King will take on Beyonce Knowles and basketball superstar LeBron James for the Entertainer of the Year crown, and "Black-ish" leads all the TV nominations with eight and H.E.R. (Gabi Wilson) tops the music mentions with five.

Full List of Nominees for 2019 NAACP Image Awards:

Entertainer of the Year

MOVIES

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Outstanding Independent Motion Picture

Outstanding Breakthrough Performance in a Motion Picture

Outstanding Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture

Outstanding Motion Picture

Outstanding Documentary (Film)

Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Film)

Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Film)

TELEVISION

Outstanding Comedy Series

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Outstanding Drama Series

Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Outstanding Guest Performance in a Comedy or Drama Series

Outstanding Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special

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

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

Outstanding News/Information (Series or Special)

  • "A Thousand Words With Michelle Obama"
  • "AM Joy"
  • "Angela Rye's State of the Union"
  • "Oprah Winfrey Presents: Becoming Michelle Obama"
  • "Unsung"

Outstanding Talk Series

Outstanding Reality Program, Reality Competition or Game Show (Series)

Outstanding Variety Show (Series or Special)

  • "2 Dope Queens"
  • "Black Girls Rock!"
  • "Bruno Mars: 24K Magic Live at the Apollo"
  • "Saturday Night Live"
  • "Trevor Noah: Son of Patricia"

Outstanding Children's Program

  • "Doc McStuffins"
  • "Marvel's Avengers: Black Panther's Quest"
  • "Motown Magic"
  • "Sesame Street"
  • "Top Chef Junior"

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

Outstanding Host in a Talk or News/Information (Series or Special) – Individual or Ensemble

Outstanding Host in a Reality/Reality Competition, Game Show or Variety (Series or Special) – Individual or Ensemble

Outstanding Documentary (Television)

  • "Hope & Fury: MLK, The Movement and the Media"
  • "King in the Wilderness"
  • "Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland"
  • "Shut Up & Dribble"
  • "Time For Ilhan"

Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series

Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series

Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Television)

  • Anna Deavere Smith, "Notes From the Field"
  • J. David Shanks, "Seven Seconds: Matters of Life and Death"
  • Katrina M. O'Gilvie, "Behind the Movement"
  • Ramin Bahrani & Amir Naderi, "Fahrenheit 451"
  • Shalisha Francis, "Seven Seconds: Of Gods and Men"

Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series

Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series

Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Television)

  • Ernest Dickerson, "Seven Seconds": Episode "Until It Do"
  • Ramin Bahrani, "Fahrenheit 451"
  • Tanya Hamilton, "Seven Seconds": Episode "That What Follows"
  • Tracy Heather Strai, "Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart"
  • Victoria Mahoney, "Seven Seconds": Episode "Witness for the Prosecution"

Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance (Television or Film)

Outstanding New Artist

Outstanding Male Artist

Outstanding Female Artist

Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration

Outstanding Jazz Album

  • "Facing Dragons" – Christian Sands
  • "Hollywood Africans" – Jon Batiste
  • "RISE!" – Ben Tankard feat. Marion Meadows, Kirk Whalum, Paul Jackson Jr.
  • "The Story of Jaz" – Jazmin Ghent feat. Jeff Lorber, James P. Lloyd, Kim Scott, Philippe Saisse
  • "Waiting for the Sunrise" – Camille Thurman

Outstanding Gospel Album (Traditional or Contemporary)

  • "Heart. Passion. Pursuit. Live at Passion City Church" – Tasha Cobbs Leonard
  • "Hiding Place" – Tori Kelly
  • "Make Room" – Jonathan McReynolds
  • "One Nation Under God" – Jekalyn Carr
  • "Unstoppable" – Koryn Hawthorne

Outstanding Music Video/Visual Album

Outstanding Song – Traditional

Outstanding Song – Contemporary

Outstanding Soundtrack/Compilation

Outstanding Album

  • "Dirty Computer" – Janelle Monae
  • "Ella Mai" – Ella Mai
  • "Even More" – MAJOR.
  • "Everything Is Love" – The Carters (Beyonce Knowles & Jay-Z)
  • "I Used To Know Her: The Prelude" – H.E.R. (Gabi Wilson)

Outstanding Literary Work – Fiction

  • "An American Marriage" – Tayari Jones
  • "Better Late Than Never" – Kimberla Lawson Roby
  • "Black Panther: Who Is The Black Panther? Prose Novel" – Jesse James Holland Jr
  • "Envy" – Victoria Christopher Murray
  • "They Come in All Colors: A Novel" – Malcolm Hansen

Outstanding Literary Work – Nonfiction

  • "Barracoon" – Zora Neale Hurston
  • "Black Girls Rock! Owning Our Magic. Rocking Our Truth" – Beverly Bond
  • "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics" – Donna Brazile (Author), Yolanda Caraway (Author), Leah Daughtry (Author), Minyon Moore (Author)
  • "May We Forever Stand: A History of the Black National Anthem" – Imani Perry
  • "The Sun Does Shine: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row" – Anthony Ray Hinton (Author), Lara Love Hardin (With)

Outstanding Literary Work – Debut Author

  • "Heads of the Colored People: Stories" – Nafissa Thompson-Spires
  • "Lighting the Fires of Freedom: African American Women in the Civil Rights Movement" – Janet Dewart Bell
  • "Lucile H. Bluford and the Kansas City Call: Activist Voice for Social Justice" – Dr. Sheila D. Brooks (Author), Clinton C. Wilson II (Author)
  • "Small Country: A Novel" – Gael Faye
  • "Us Against The World: Our Secrets to Love, Marriage, and Family" – David Mann (Author), Tamela Mann (Author), Shaun Saunders (With)

Outstanding Literary Work – Biography/Autobiography

  • "Barracoon" – Zora Neale Hurston
  • "Becoming" – Michelle Obama
  • "The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke" – Jeffrey C. Stewart
  • "The Prison Letters of Nelson Mandela" – Nelson Mandela (Author), Sahm Venter (Editor)
  • "Well, That Escalated Quickly: Memoirs and Mistakes of an Accidental Activist" – Franchesa Ramsey

Outstanding Literary Work – Instructional

  • "Carla Hall's Soul Food: Everyday and Celebration" – Carla Hall (Author) Genevive Ko (With)
  • "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics" – Donna Brazile (Author), Yolanda Caraway (Author), Leah Daughtry (Author), Minyon Moore (Author), Veronica Chambers (With)
  • "Poised For Excellence: Fundamental Principles of Effective Leadership in the Boardroom and Beyond" – Karima Mariam-Arthur
  • "Rise and Grind: Outperform, Outwork, and Outhustle Your Way to a More Successful and Rewarding Life" – Daymond John (Author), Daniel Paisner (With)
  • "Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves" – Glory Edim

Outstanding Literary Work – Poetry

  • "Confessions of a Barefaced Woman" – Allison Elaine Joseph
  • "Ghost, Like a Place" – Iain Haley Pollock
  • "Refuse" – Julian Randall
  • "Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart" – Alice Walker
  • "The Gospel According to Wild Indigo" – Cyrus Cassells

Outstanding Literary Work – Children

  • "Facing Frederick: The Life of Frederick Douglass, A Monumental American Man" – Tonya Bolden
  • "Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race" – Margot Lee Shetterly (Author), Laura Freeman (Illustrator)
  • "I Can Be Anything! Don't Tell Me I Can't" – Diane Dillon
  • "The 5 O'Clock Band" – Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews (Author), Bryan Collier (Illustrator)
  • "The Word Collector" – Peter H. Reynolds

Outstanding Literary Work – Youth/Teens

  • "A Very Large Expanse of Sea" – Tahereh Mafi
  • "Chasing King's Killer: The Hunt for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Assassin" – James L. Swanson
  • "Harbor Me" – Jacqueline Woodson
  • "The Journey of Little Charlie" – Christopher Paul Curtis
  • "We Are Not Yet Equal: Understanding our Racial Divide – Carol Anderson (Author), Tonya Bolden (With)

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