The day has finally arrived.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the 2019 Oscar nominees on Tuesday.
Black-ish star Tracee Ellis Ross and Oscar-nominated screenwriter Kumail Nanjiani announced the nominees bright and early with both hosts hilariously admitting that they aren’t quite used to getting up early for nominations.
This year’s nominees were really anyone’s guess, but there were some unexpected names announced. Here is every Black actor and creator nominated in the 2019 Academy Awards.
If Beale Street Could Talk
Despite being snubbed in a number of categories, including Best Picture, Beale Street earned noms for Original Score and Adapted Screenplay.
BlacKkKlansman landed a coveted nomination for Best Picture along with noms for Actor in a Supporting Role, Film Editing, Original Score, and Adapted Screenplay.
has faced tons of bad press and controversy
, but the film still came out ahead with nominations for Best Original Screenplay, Actor in a Leading Role, Best Film Editing, and Best Picture.
King landed a nomination for Supporting Actress for her role in If Beale Street Could Talk.
Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for FIJI Water
Ali received a Supporting Actor nomination for his role in Green Book.
Photo by Lars Niki/Getty Images for The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Spike Lee earned a nomination for Achievement in Directing for his film Blackkklansman.
The Academy may have snubbed Jenkins in the Achievement in Directing category, but the director did earn a nomination for Best Adapted Screenplay for If Beale Street Could Talk.
Christian Marquardt/Getty Images
Carter earned a nomination in Costume Design for Black Panther.
VALERIE MACON/Getty Images