2014 NAACP Image Awards: Nominations

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The nominations for the 2014 NAACP Image Awards were announced today and The Weinstein Company leads the pack with a total of 17 nominations for their films 'Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom', 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' and 'Fruitvale Station', followed by '12 Years A Slave' with 7 nominations.

Some of the notable stars of Hollywood that garnished nominations include Halle Berry, Kerry Washington, Angelina Bassett, Gabrielle Union, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Oprah Winfrey. Peep the television, recording and motion picture nominees below:

2014 NAACP IMAGE AWARDS : NOMINATIONS


Television

Outstanding Comedy Series
• “House of Lies” (Showtime)
• “Modern Family” (ABC)
• “Real Husbands of Hollywood” (BET)
• “The Game” (BET)
• “The Soul Man” (TV Land)

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series
• Andre Braugher – “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (FOX)
• Cedric The Entertainer – “The Soul Man” (TV Land)
• Don Cheadle – “House of Lies” (Showtime)
• Dulé Hill – “Psych” (USA Network)
• Kevin Hart – “Real Husbands of Hollywood” (BET)

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series
• Aisha Tyler – “Archer” (FX Networks)
• Mindy Kaling – “The Mindy Project” (FOX)
• Niecy Nash – “The Soul Man” (TV Land)
• Tasha Smith – “Tyler Perry’s For Better or Worse” (OWN)
• Wendy Raquel Robinson – “The Game” (BET)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
• Boris Kodjoe – “Real Husbands of Hollywood” (BET)
• Jerry “J B Smoove” Brooks – “Real Husbands of Hollywood” (BET)
• Morris Chestnut – “Nurse Jackie” (Showtime)
• Nick Cannon – “Real Husbands of Hollywood” (BET)
• Tracy Morgan – “30 Rock” (NBC)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
• Anna Deavere Smith – “Nurse Jackie” (Showtime)
• Brandy Norwood – “The Game” (BET)
• Nia Long – “House of Lies” (Showtime)
• Rashida Jones – “Parks and Recreation” (NBC)
• Sofia Vergara – “Modern Family” (ABC)

Outstanding Drama Series
• “Boardwalk Empire” (HBO)
• “Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC)
• “Scandal” (ABC)
• “The Good Wife” (CBS)
• “Treme” (HBO)

Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series
• James Pickens, Jr. – “Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC)
• LL Cool J – “NCIS: Los Angeles” (CBS)
• Michael Ealy – “Almost Human” (FOX)
• Shemar Moore – “Criminal Minds” (CBS)
• Wendell Pierce – “Treme” (HBO)

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series
• Chandra Wilson – “Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC)
• Kerry Washington – “Scandal” (ABC)
• Khandi Alexander – “Treme” (HBO)
• Nicole Beharie – “Sleepy Hollow” (FOX)
• Regina King – “SouthLAnd” (TNT)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
• Columbus Short – “Scandal” (ABC)
• Guillermo Diaz – “Scandal” (ABC)
• Jeffrey Wright – “Boardwalk Empire” (HBO)
• Joe Morton – “Scandal” (ABC)
• Michael Kenneth Williams – “Boardwalk Empire” (HBO)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
• Archie Panjabi – “The Good Wife” (CBS)
• Debbie Allen – “Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC)
• Diahann Carroll – “White Collar” (USA)
• Taraji P. Henson – “Person of Interest” (CBS)
• Vanessa L. Williams – “666 Park Avenue” (ABC)

Outstanding Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
• “Being Mary Jane” (BET)
• “Betty & Coretta” (Lifetime)
• “CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story” (VH1)
• “Luther” (BBC America)
• “Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight” (HBO)

Outstanding Actor in a TV Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
• Chiwetel Ejiofor – “Dancing on the Edge” (Starz)
• Danny Glover – “Muhammad Ali’s Greatest (HBO)
• Idris Elba – “Luther” (BBC America)
• Malik Yoba – “Betty & Coretta” (Lifetime)
• Omari Hardwick – “Being Mary Jane” (BET)

Outstanding Actress in a TV Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
• Angela Bassett – “American Horror Story: Coven” (FX Networks)
• Angela Bassett – “Betty & Coretta” (Lifetime)
• Gabourey Sidibe – “American Horror Story: Coven” (FX Networks)
• Gabrielle Union – “Being Mary Jane” (BET)
• Keke Palmer – “CrazySexyCool: The TLC Story” (VH1)

Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series
• Aaron D. Spears – “The Bold and the Beautiful” (CBS)
• Kristoff St. John – “The Young and the Restless” (CBS)
• Lawrence Saint Victor – “The Bold and the Beautiful” (CBS)
• Redaric Williams – “The Young and the Restless” (CBS)
• Tequan Richmond – “General Hospital” (ABC)

Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series
• Angell Conwell – “The Young and the Restless” (CBS)
• Christel Khalil – “The Young and the Restless” (CBS)
• Karla Mosley – “The Bold and the Beautiful” (CBS)
• Kristolyn Lloyd – “The Bold and the Beautiful” (CBS)
• Tatyana Ali – “The Young and the Restless” (CBS)

Outstanding News/ Information – (Series or Special)
• “Justice for Trayvon” (BET)
• “Mandela: Freedom’s Father” (BET)
• “Oprah: Where Are They Now?” (OWN)
• “African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross w/ Henry Louis Gates, Jr.” (PBS)
• “Unsung” (TV One)

Outstanding Talk Series
• “Oprah’s Lifeclass” (OWN)
• “Oprah’s Next Chapter” (OWN)
• “Steve Harvey” (Syndicated)
• “The Arsenio Hall Show” (Syndicated)
• “The Queen Latifah Show” (Syndicated)

Outstanding Reality Series
• “Iyanla: Fix My Life” (OWN)
• “Shark Tank” (ABC)
• “Sunday Best” (BET)
• “The Voice” (NBC)
• “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s” (OWN)

Outstanding Variety Series or Special
• “12 Years A Slave: A TV One Special with Cathy Hughes” (TV One)
• “Black Girls Rock!” (BET)
• “Key & Peele” (Comedy Central)
• “Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth” (HBO)
• “Oprah’s Master Class” (OWN)

Outstanding Children’s Program
• “2013 HALO Awards” (Nickelodeon/TeenNick)
• “A.N.T. Farm” (Disney Channel)
• “Dora the Explorer” (Nickelodeon)
• “Postcards: Mandela” (The Africa Channel)
• “Wynton Marsalis: A YoungArts MasterClass” (HBO)

Outstanding Performance in a Youth/ Children’s Program
• China Anne McClain – “A.N.T. Farm” (Disney Channel)
• Eric I. Keyes, III – “Live Life and Win!” (Syndicated)
• Fatima Ptacek – “Dora the Explorer” (Nickelodeon)
• Karan Brar – “Jessie” (Disney Channel)
• Zendaya – “Shake It Up” (Disney Channel)

Recording

Outstanding New Artist
• Ariana Grande
• Candice Glover
• K. Michelle
• RaVaughn Brown
• Zendaya

Outstanding Male Artist
• Bruno Mars
• Charlie Wilson
• John Legend
• Justin Timberlake
• Robin Thicke

Outstanding Female Artist
• Beyoncé
• India.Arie
• Janelle Monáe
• Ledisi
• Mary J Blige

Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration
• “#Beautiful” – Mariah Carey feat. Miguel
• “Blurred Lines” – Robin Thicke feat. T.I. & Pharrell
• “Fire We Make” – Alicia Keys feat. Maxwell
• “Hurt You” – Toni Braxton feat. Babyface
• “Suit & Tie” – Justin Timberlake feat. Jay-Z

Outstanding Jazz Album
• “Summer Horns” – Dave Koz, Gerald Albright, Mindi Abair, Richard Elliot
• “The Beat” – Boney James
• “The Messenger” – Kevin Eubanks
• “The Morning After: A Musical Love Journey” – Najee
• “The Songs of Stevie Wonder” – SFJAZZ Collective

Outstanding Gospel Album – (Traditional or Contemporary)
• “20 Year Celebration Volume 1 – Best For Last” – Donald Lawrence
• “Azusa: The Next Generation” – Hezekiah Walker
• “Best Days Deluxe Edition” – Tamela Mann
• “Good God” – Shirley Caesar
• “Music From the Motion Picture Black Nativity” – Various

Outstanding World Music Album
• “Coming from a Lady” – Lady Ele
• “Live At The Royal Albert Hall” – Emeli Sande
• “Natalie Cole en Español” – Natalie Cole
• “Sing To The Moon” – Laura Mvula
• “The Standards” – Gloria Estefan

Outstanding Music Video
• “Cocoa Butter” – India.Arie
• “Fire We Make” – Alicia Keys feat. Maxwell
• “Made To Love” – John Legend
• “Q.U.E.E.N.” – Janelle Monáe feat. Erykah Badu
• “Treasure” – Bruno Mars

Outstanding Song
• “All Of Me” – John Legend
• “Blurred Lines ” – Robin Thicke feat. T.I. & Pharrell
• “Fire We Make” – Alicia Keys feat. Maxwell
• “Q.U.E.E.N.” – Janelle Monáe feat. Erykah Badu
• “Treasure” – Bruno Mars

Outstanding Album
• “20/20 Experience – The Complete Experience” – Justin Timberlake
• “Blurred Lines” – Robin Thicke
• “Love In The Future” – John Legend
• “Love, Charlie” – Charlie Wilson
• “The Electric Lady” – Janelle Monáe

Motion Picture

Outstanding Motion Picture
• “12 Years A Slave”
• “Fruitvale Station”
• “Lee Daniels’ The Butler”
• “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom”
• “The Best Man Holiday”

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
• Chadwick Boseman – “42″
• Chiwetel Ejiofor – “12 Years A Slave”
• Forest Whitaker – “Lee Daniels’ The Butler”
• Idris Elba – “Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom”
• Michael B. Jordan – “Fruitvale Station”

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
• Angela Bassett – “Black Nativity”
• Halle Berry – “The Call”
• Jennifer Hudson – “Winnie Mandela”
• Kerry Washington – “Tyler Perry Presents Peeples”
• Nicole Beharie – “42″

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
• Cuba Gooding Jr. – “Lee Daniels’ The Butler”
• David Oyelowo – “Lee Daniels’ The Butler”
• Morris Chestnut – “The Best Man Holiday”
• Terrence Howard – “Lee Daniels’ The Butler”
• Terrence Howard – “The Best Man Holiday”

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
• Alfre Woodard – “12 Years A Slave”
• Lupita Nyong’o – “12 Years A Slave ”
• Naomie Harris – “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom”
• Octavia Spencer – “Fruitvale Station”
• Oprah Winfrey – “Lee Daniels’ The Butler”

Outstanding Independent Motion Picture
• “Blue Caprice”
• “Dallas Buyers Club”
• “Fruitvale Station”
• “The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete”
• “The Trials of Muhammad Ali”

Outstanding International Motion Picture
• “Call Me Kuchu”
• “High Tech, Low Life”
• “La Playa D.C.”
• “Lion Ark”
• “War Witch”

Documentary

Outstanding Documentary – (Theatrical)
• “20 Feet from Stardom”
• “Call Me Kuchu”
• “Free Angela and All Political Prisoners”
• “Girl Rising”
• “The New Black”

Outstanding Documentary – (Television)
• “Beyoncé: Life Is But a Dream”
• “Dark Girls”
• “Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic ”
• “Venus Vs.”
• “Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley”

The event will take place at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Saturday, February 22nd.
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