'Black Panther,' H.E.R. And 'Beale Street' Land NAACP Image Award Nominations

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The nominees were announced Wednesday by "Dear White People"'s Logan Browning and "Black Panther" actor Winston Duke.
Sydney Scott Feb, 14, 2019

The NAACP announced its 2019 Image Award nominees Wednesday with Black Panther leading the pack with 17 nominations, including nods for literary and television work.

Announced by Dear White People‘s Logan Browning and Black Panther actor Winston Duke, the Marvel film also scored nominations for Outstanding Motion Picture, and the film’s stars earned noms for Outstanding Actor (Chadwick Boseman), Outstanding Supporting Actor (Michael B. Jordan and Winston Duke), and Outstanding Supporting Actress (Lupita Nyong’o, Letitia Wright, and Danai Gurira).

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Barry Jenkins and Regina King also picked up nominations for the film based on James Baldwin's novel.

Barry Jenkins’ If Beale Street Could Talk was also recognized in various categories. The film is nominated for Outstanding Motion Picture, Outstanding Actress (Kiki Layne), Outstanding Supporting Actress (Regina King), Outstanding Actor (Stephan James), and Outstanding Supporting Actor (Brian Tyree Henry).

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The duo won Best R&B Performance for "Best Part."

H.E.R., Childish Gambino, and The Carters were just a few of the artists who landed nominations in music.

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Along with Outstanding Female Artist, H.E.R. also earned nominations for Outstanding Music Video/Visual Album, Outstanding Album, Outstanding Song – Contemporary, and Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration.

See the full list of nominees here.