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The nominees for the 50th annual NAACP Image Awards were announced Wednesday, with Black Panther scoring a leading 14 nominations across film and music. Additionally star Chadwick Boseman and director Ryan Coogler are each nominated for entertainer of the year. And the Black Panther soundtrack single "All the Stars" is up for best music video, along with other noms.
Other top projects nominated across film and TV include If Beale Street Could Talk and Black-ish with nine noms each, Insecure and Seven Seconds with eight each, BlacKkKlansman with seven nods, The Hate U Give with five and Atlanta and How to Get Away With Murder with four apiece.
Black Panther, Beale Street, BlacKkKlansman, The Hate U Give are all nominated for outstanding motion picture, along with Crazy Rich Asians.
Beale Street actress Regina King is also up for entertainer of the year. And Donald Glover's music alter ego Childish Gambino scored an additional three mentions in music categories.
Other entertainer of the year nominees include Beyonce and LeBron James.
In terms of a company breakdown, Netflix scored the most noms with 26 (22 in TV and four in film), followed by HBO (20), ABC (18), Marvel (13) and Annapurna (11). In the recording categories, RCA leads with 11 noms, followed by Interscope with eight.
In addition to the competitive awards, the NAACP announced that Congresswoman Maxine Waters will receive the NAACP chairman's award, given to individuals who display exemplary public service and use their platforms to create change.
The 50th annual NAACP Image Awards — which celebrates the accomplishments of people of color in TV, music, literature and film and honors those who promote social justice through creative endeavors — will air live March 30 on TVOne from Los Angeles' Dolby Theatre.
Read the full list of nominees below.
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