The nominees for the 50th NAACP Image Awards were exclusively announced today at the Television Critics Association (TCA) join press conference with NAACP and TV One.
Media juggernauts Netflix and HBO are leading the NAACP Image Award nominations with 22 and 20 nominations a-piece.
The NAACP Image Awards is the preeminent multicultural awards show celebrating the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film, and also honors individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors. Each year, this all-star event is attended by many of the top names in the entertainment industry. In recent years some of the biggest names in film, television and music have appeared, including Denzel Washington, Oprah Winfrey, John Legend, Viola Davis, and more.
Voting is now open for the 50TH NAACP IMAGE AWARDS – NAACP ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR. The winner will be revealed during the 50th NAACP Image Awards telecast. The five nominees are: Beyoncé, Chadwick Boseman, Regina King, LeBron James and Ryan Coogler. Voting is open to the general public by visiting the NAACP Image Awards website www.naacpimagewards.net – the only place to vote for 50TH NAACP IMAGE AWARDS and the NAACP ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR.