Marsai Martin, Chloe X Halle, and more nominated for 2021 NAACP Image Awards


To celebrate her nomination, Marsai Martin took to Instagram and posted her excitement. 

“Ya girl nominated!! The image awards has always been my favorite time of the year. thank u @naacp @naacpimageawards for your constant love and support. Congrats to all the nominees!! Hopefully we still get to celebrate.”

Martin isn’t the only BCKOnline favorite on the list. Chloe X Halle join her with nominations for their music, in addition to some of our favorite movies such as SoulJingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey, and more. 

The annual awards show celebrates the excellent work of Black actors, artist, activists, and etc. This year, Netflix leads with 48 TV and film nominations followed by HBO with 25. In music, Queen B takes the lead with six nominations.

So, who else got noms this year? Well, take a look at the full list, on the NAACP website here. For a sneak peek, check out five of the category nominations below

Entertainer of the Year


Regina King

Trevor Noah

Tyler Perry

Viola Davis

Social Justice Impact

April Ryan

Debbie Allen

Lebron James

Stacey Abrams

Tamika Mallory

Outstanding Comedy Series

#blackAF (Netflix)

Black-ish (ABC)

grown-ish (Freeform)

Insecure (HBO)

The Last O.G. (TBS)

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson – Black-ish (ABC)

Cedric The Entertainer – The Neighborhood (CBS)

Don Cheadle – Black Monday (Showtime)

Idris Elba – In the Long Run (Starz)

Tracy Morgan – The Last O.G. (TBS)

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series

Issa Rae – Insecure (HBO)

Folake Olowofoyeku – Bob Hearts Abishola (CBS)

Regina Hall – Black Monday (Showtime)

Tracee Ellis Ross – Black-ish (ABC)

Yara Shahidi – Grown-ish (Freeform)

The 2021 NAACP Image Awards will air on March 27 at 5 pm on BET. Are you planning to tune-in this year? Who are you are rooting for? Sound-off, we want to hear from you!

Tiffany Silva

Tiffany Silva

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