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2011 NAACP Image Award Nominees

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42nd Annual NAACP Image Awards Nominations

42nd Annual NAACP Image Awards Nominations

The 42 annual NAACP Image Awards were announced and hundreds of our favorite actors, recording artists and authors were nominated. Tyler Perry reigned supreme with a total of 19 nominations — for TBS's "House of Payne," "Why Did I Get Married Too?," and "For Colored Girls." Other notable nominations went to Sade for her comeback album "Soldier of Love," Janet Jackson for "Outstanding Supporting Actress" in "For Colored Girls," and Kanye West for Outstanding Male Artist. Take a look at which of our favorite celebrities are up for awards, andbe sure to catch the awards on live TV on March 4th...

Tyler Perry

Perry leads with 19 nominations, including Outstanding Screenplay for "Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too?", Best Director for "For Colored Girls," which was also nominated for Best Picture.

Whoopi Goldberg

Goldberg is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for 'For Colored Girls'

Jill Scott

Scott is up for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special for 'Sins of the Mother' and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for 'Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too?'

Phylicia Rashad

Rashad is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for 'For Colored Girls'

Kimberly Elise

Elise is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for 'For Colored Girls'

Anika Noni Rose

Noni Rose is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for 'For Colored Girls'

Samuel L. Jackson

Jackson is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for 'Mother and Child'

Michael Ealy

Ealy is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for 'For Colored Girls'

Justin Timberlake

Timberlake is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for 'The Social Network'

Idris Elba

Elba is up for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special for 'Luther' and Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for 'Takers'

Don Cheadle

Cheadle is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for 'Brooklyn's Finest'

Zoe Saldana

Saldana is nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture for 'The Losers'

Queen Latifah

Latifah is nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture for 'Just Wright'

Kerry Washington

Washington is nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture for 'Night Catches Us'

Janet Jackson

Jackson is nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture for 'Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too?'

Halle Berry

Berry is nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture for 'Frankie & Alice'

Morgan Freeman

Freeman is nominated for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture for 'Red'

Jaden Smith

Smith is nominated for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture for 'The Karate Kid'

Denzel Washington

Washington is nominated for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture for 'The Book of Eli'

Common

Common is nominated for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture for 'Just Wright'

Anthony Mackie

Mackie is nominated for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture for 'Night Catches Us'

Smokey Robinson

Robinson is nominated for Outstanding Album for 'Now and Then'

Alicia Keys

Keys is nominated for Outstanding Music Video and Outstanding Song for 'Un-thinkable (I'm Ready)'

Maxwell

Maxwell is nominated for Outstanding Music Video and Outstanding Song for 'Fistful of Tears'

Fantasia

Fantasia is nominated for Outstanding Song for 'Bittersweet'

Angelique Kidjo

Kidjo is nominated for Outstanding World Music Album for'Oyo'

Mavis Staples

Staples is nominated for Outstanding Gospel Album for 'You Are Not Alone'

Tamela Mann

Mann is nominated for Outstanding Gospel Album for 'Master Plan'

Brian Courtney Wilson

Wilson is nominated for Outstanding Gospel Album for 'Just Love Deluxe'

Marvin Sapp

Sapp is nominated for Outstanding Gospel Album for 'Here I Am'

Kirk Whalum

Kirk Whalumis nominated for Outstanding Gospel Album for 'Gospel According to Jazz, Chapter III'

Eminem & Rihanna

Eminem & Rihanna are nominated for Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration for "Love The Way You Lie"

The Black Eyed Peas

The Black Eyed Peas are nominated for Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration

B.o.B

B.o.B has been nominated for Outstanding New Artist

Bruno Mars

Bruno Mars has been nominated for Outstanding New Artist

Jason Derulo

Derulo has been nominated for Outstanding New Artist

Nicki Minaj

Minaj has been nominated for Outstanding New Artist

Willow Smith

Smith has been nominated for Outstanding New Artist and Outstanding Music Video for "Whip My Hair"

Ne-Yo

Ne-Yo is nominated for Outstanding Male Artist

Jay-Z

Jay-Z is nominated for Outstanding Male Artist

Rihanna

Rihanna is nominated for Outstanding Female Artist

Mary J. Blige

MJB is nominated for Outstanding Female Artist

Kanye West

West is nominated for Outstanding Male Artist and Outstanding Album for 'My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy'

Corinne Bailey Rae

Bailey Rae is nominated for Outstanding Female Artist

Usher

Usher is nominated for Outstanding Male Artist

Chrisette Michele

Chrisette is nominated for Outstanding Female Artist

Keke Palmer

Palmer is up for Outstanding Performance in a Youth/ Children's Program (Series or Special) for 'True Jackson, VP'

Cee Lo Green

Cee Lo is nominated for Outstanding Male Artist and Outstanding Song for 'Forget You'

Sade

Sade is nominated for Outstanding Female Artist, Outstanding Music Video, Outstanding Song and Outstanding Album for "Soldier of Love"

Nick Cannon

Cannon is up for Outstanding Performance in a Youth/ Children's Program (Series or Special) for the 2010 'TeenNick Halo Awards 2010'

Diddy-Dirty Money

Diddy-Dirty Money is nominated for Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration

John Legend and The Roots

John Legend and The Roots are nominated for Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration

Lance Robertson

Robertson is up for Outstanding Performance in a Youth/ Children's Program (Series or Special) for 'Yo Gabba Gabba: Baby'

Tatyana Ali

Ali is up for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series for 'Love That Girl!' and Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series for 'The Young and Restless'

Lance Gross

Gross is up for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for 'Tyler Perry's House of Payne'

Vanessa Williams

Williams is up for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series for 'Desperate Housewives'

Terrence Howard

Howard is up for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for 'Law & Order: Los Angeles'

Alfre Woodard

Woodard is up for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for 'Memphis Beat'

Michael Jai White

Jai White is up for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special for 'One Angry Juror'

Terry Crews

Crews is up for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series for 'Are We There Yet?'

Lamman Rucker

Rucker is up for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for'Tyler Perry's Meet the Browns'

Amber Riley

Riley is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for 'Glee'

Tracy Morgan

Morgan is up for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for '30 Rock'

Tia Mowry and Tamera Mowry

Tia and Tamera are both up for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special for 'Double Wedding'

Regina King

ESSENCE February cover star Regina King is up for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series for 'Southland'

LL Cool J

LL Cool J is up for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series for 'NCIS: Los Angeles'

Ice Cube

Ice Cube is up for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for 'Are We There Yet?'

Viola Davis

Davis is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for 'United States of Tara'

Blair Underwood

Underwood is up for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series for 'The Event'

Chandra Wilson

Wilson is up for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series for 'Grey's Anatomy'

Anthony Anderson

Anderson is up for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series for 'Law & Order'

Keshia Knight Pulliam

Pulliam is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for 'Tyler Perry's House of Payne'

Essence Atkins

Atkins is up for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series for 'Are We There Yet?'

Hill Harper

Harper is up for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series for 'CSI: NY'

Laurence Fishburne

Fishburne is up for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series for 'CSI: Crime Scene Investigation'

Vanessa Bell Calloway

Bell Calloway is up for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for 'HawthoRNe'

Jada Pinkett Smith

Pinkett Smith is up for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series for 'HawthoRNe'

Gugu Mbatha-Raw

Mbatha-Raw is up for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series for 'Undercovers'

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