The Emmy Award nominations were announced Tuesday and many of your well-deserving faves are beyond ecstatic to be among this year’s nominees.
Some of the most recognized include Ava Duvernay’s When They See Us, which received a whopping 16 nominations, and Beyonce’s Homecoming, which was recognized with six nods.
This year’s list of nominees also includes other historic milestones, like Billy Porter from FX’s hit show, Pose, becoming the first openly-gay Black man to be nominated in the outstanding lead actor in a drama series category for the Emmys.
Keep scrolling for a look at how some of your faves celebrated the great news!
Sterling K. Brown, “This is Us” — Outstanding lead actor in a drama series
Billy Porter, “Pose” — Outstanding lead actor in a drama series
Viola Davis, “How to Get Away With Murder” Outstanding lead actress in a drama series
Mahershala Ali, “True Detective” — Outstanding lead actor in a limited series or TV movie
Jharrel Jerome, “When They See Us” — Outstanding lead actor in a limited series or TV movie
Niecey Nash, “When They See Us” — Outstanding lead actress in a limited series or TV movie
Ava Duvernay, “When They See Us”
Laverne Cox, “Orange is the new black” — Outstanding guest actress in a drama series
“Pose“, Outstanding Drama Series