LOS ANGELES, CA (February 13, 2019) –The nominees for the 50th NAACP Image Awards were exclusively announced today at the Television Critics Association’s (TCA) TV One’s joint press conference with Derrick Johnson, President and CEO of the NAACP and Alfred Liggins, Chairman and CEO of TV One. The winners will be revealed during the Two-HourLIVE TV special airing on TV One on Saturday, March 30, 2019.
Netflix leads the nominations in the Television categories with 22 nominations and has 4 film nominations followed by HBO and ABC with 20 and 18 respectively. Marvel leads the motion picture category with 13 nominations followed by Annapurna with 11 nominations. In the recording categories, RCA leads with 11 nominations followed by Interscope with 8 nominations and Atria leads the literary category with 4 nominations.
“With TV One as our partner for the 50thAnniversary of the NAACP Image Awards, we are delighted to have a platform to showcase artists and individuals of color and celebrate their talents and contributions,” stated President Johnson.
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.
Note: Winner noted in bold.
Outstanding Documentary (Film)
Outstanding Documentary (Television)
Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Television)
Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Film)
Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Television)
Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Film)
Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance (Television or Film)
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
Entertainer of the Year
For a full list of nominees and the latest news, please visit the official NAACP Image Awards website at www.naacpimageawards.net or on Facebook at naacpimageaward and Twitter @naacpimageaward (#ImageAwards50).