47TH NAACP IMAGE AWARDS NOMINEES ANNOUNCEDEntertainment, Events, Kim's Kronicles — By Kim Webster on January 3, 2016 at 2:17 am
BEVERLY HILLS, CA – Tuesday, December 8, 2015, was a morning of anticipation at the Paley Center for Media as camera crews and photographers set up for the announcement of the 47th NAACP Image Award nominees.
Tika Sumpter (The Haves and the Have Nots), Danielle Nicolet (Born Again Virgin), Marsai Martin and Miles Brown (both of black-ish), and Guillermo Diaz (Scandal) announced the categories and nominees. Entertainment Tonight correspondent Nischelle Turner provided commentary during the live stream.
black-ish received eight nominations in various categories, including both Marsai Martin and Miles Brown being nominated for Outstanding Performance by a Youth, and Marsai Martin for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. Guillermo Diaz received a nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for Scandal. Janet Jackson leads in various recording categories with six nominations. “Creed,” “Chi-Raq” and “Beasts of No Nation” all received four nominations each in the Motion Picture category. To view all the nominees please go to: http://www.naacpimageawards.net/.
The 47th NAACP Image Awards will broadcast Friday, February 5, 2016 on TV ONE beginning with a red carpet pre-show at 5 p.m. (Pacific) 8 p.m. (Eastern) 7 p.m. (Central) and the two-hour celebration following at 6 p.m.(Pacific) 9 p.m. (Eastern) 8 p.m. (Central). Check your local listings and ENJOY!
All photos by Kim Webster