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The nominees for THE 46th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS were announced. Scroll through this gallery of nominees to see if your favorite actor and artist made the cut.

And the Nominees Are: The 46th NAACP Image Awards  was originally published on blackamericaweb.com

1. Outstanding Independent Motion Picture

Outstanding Independent Motion Picture

• “Belle” (Fox Searchlight Pictures/ DJ Films)

• “Dear White People” (Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions)

• “Half of a Yellow Sun” (monterey media inc.)

• “JIMI: All Is By My Side” (XLrator Media)

• “Life of a King” (Animus Films/Serena Films)

2. Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

• Carmen Ejogo – “Selma” (Paramount Pictures)

• Jill Scott – “Get On Up” (Universal Pictures)

• Octavia Spencer – “Get On Up” (Universal Pictures)

• Oprah Winfrey – “Selma” (Paramount Pictures)

• Viola Davis – “Get On Up” (Universal Pictures)

3. Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

• André Holland – “Selma” (Paramount Pictures)

• Cedric the Entertainer – “Top Five” (Paramount Pictures)

• Common – “Selma” (Paramount Pictures)

• Danny Glover – “Beyond The Lights” (Relativity Media)

• Wendell Pierce – “Selma” (Paramount Pictures)

4. Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture

• Gugu Mbatha-Raw – “Belle” (Fox Searchlight Pictures/ DJ Films)

• Quvenzhané Wallis – “Annie” (Columbia Pictures)

• Taraji P. Henson – “No Good Deed” (Screen Gems)

• Tessa Thompson – “Dear White People” (Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions)

• Viola Davis – “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby” (The Weinstein Company)

5. Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

• Chadwick Boseman – “Get On Up” (Universal Pictures)

• David Oyelowo – “Selma” (Paramount Pictures)

• Denzel Washington – “The Equalizer” (Columbia Pictures)

• Idris Elba – “No Good Deed” (Screen Gems)

• Nate Parker – “Beyond The Lights” (Relativity Media)

6. Outstanding Motion Picture

Outstanding Motion Picture

• “Belle” (Fox Searchlight Pictures/ DJ Films)

• “Beyond The Lights” (Relativity Media)

• “Dear White People” (Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions)

• “Get On Up” (Universal Pictures)

• “Selma” (Paramount Pictures)

7. Outstanding Album

Outstanding Album

• “Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics” – Aretha Franklin (RCA Records)

• “Beyoncé Platinum Edition” – Beyoncé (Columbia Records)

• “G I R L” – Pharrell Williams (Columbia Records)

• “JHUD” – Jennifer Hudson (RCA Records)

• “Love, Marriage & Divorce” – Toni Braxton & Babyface (Def Jam Recordings)

8. Outstanding Music Video

Outstanding Music Video

• “i” – Kendrick Lamar (TDE/Interscope)

• “It’s You” – KEM (Motown – Capitol)

• “Love Never Felt So Good” – Michael Jackson feat. Justin Timberlake (Epic Records)

• “Pretty Hurts” – Beyoncé (Columbia Records)

• “You & I (Nobody in the World)” – John Legend (Columbia Records)

9. Outstanding Gospel Album – (Traditional or Contemporary)

Outstanding Gospel Album – (Traditional or Contemporary)

• “Duets” – Donnie McClurkin (RCA Inspiration)

• “Help” – Erica Campbell (My Block Inc./eOne Music)

• “I Will Trust” – Fred Hammond (RCA Inspiration)

• “Journey To Freedom” – Michelle Williams (eOne Music)

• “Where My Heart Belongs” – Gladys Knight (Shadow Mountain Records)

10. Outstanding New Artist

Outstanding New Artist

• 3 Winans Brothers (BMG)

• Aloe Blacc (XIX Recordings/Interscope Records)

• Erica Campbell (My Block Inc./eOne Music)

• Jhene Aiko (Def Jam Recordings)

• Liv Warfield (Kobalt Label Services)

11. Outstanding Variety Series or Special

Outstanding Variety Series or Special

• “BET Awards” (BET)

• “Family Feud” (Syndicated)

• “On the Run: Beyoncé and Jay Z” (HBO)

• “Oprah’s Master Class” (OWN)

• “UNCF An Evening of Stars” (NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, The CW, BET, Centric)

12. Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration

Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration

• “Being With You” – Smokey Robinson feat. Mary J Blige (Verve)

• “Brand New” – Pharrell Williams feat. Justin Timberlake (Columbia Records)

• “Gust of Wind” – Pharrell Williams feat. Daft Punk (Columbia Records)

• “Love, Marriage & Divorce” – Toni Braxton & Babyface (Def Jam Recordings)

• “Stay with Me” – Sam Smith feat. Mary J Blige (Capitol)

13. Outstanding Female Artist

Outstanding Female Artist

• Alicia Keys (RCA Records)

• Beyoncé (Columbia Records)

• Jennifer Hudson (RCA Records)

• Ledisi (Verve Records)

• Mary J Blige (Capitol)

14. Outstanding Talk Series

Outstanding Talk Series

• “Oprah Prime” (OWN)

• “The Queen Latifah Show” (Syndicated)

• “The View” (ABC)

• “The Wendy Williams Show” (Syndicated)

15. Outstanding Reality Series

Outstanding Reality Series

• “Dancing with the Stars” (ABC)

• “Iyanla: Fix My Life” (OWN)

• “Shark Tank” (ABC)

• “The Voice” (NBC)

• “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s” (OWN)

16. Outstanding News/ Information – (Series or Special)

Outstanding News/ Information – (Series or Special)

• “America After Ferguson” (PBS)

• “Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.” (PBS)

• “Melissa Harris Perry” (MSNBC)

• “Oprah’s Lifeclass” (OWN)

• “Unsung” (TV One)

17. Outstanding Host in a Talk, Reality, News/ Information or Variety

Outstanding Host in a Talk, Reality, News/ Information or Variety

• Chris Rock – “BET Awards” (BET)

• Gwen Ifill – “America After Ferguson” (PBS)

• Melissa Harris Perry – “Melissa Harris Perry” (MSNBC)

• Queen Latifah – “The Queen Latifah Show” (Syndicated)

18. Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special

Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special

• Blair Underwood – “The Trip to Bountiful” (Lifetime Networks)

• Charles S. Dutton – “Comeback Dad” (UP Entertainment)

• Larenz Tate – “Gun Hill” (BET)

• Mekhi Phifer – “A Day Late and a Dollar Short” (Lifetime Networks)

• Ving Rhames – “A Day Late and a Dollar Short” (Lifetime Networks)

19. Outstanding Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special

Outstanding Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special

• “A Day Late and a Dollar Short” (Lifetime Networks)

• “American Horror Story: Freak Show” (FX)

• “Drumline: A New Beat” (VH1)

• “The Gabby Douglas Story” (Lifetime Networks)

• “The Trip to Bountiful” (Lifetime Networks)

20. Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

• Aja Naomi King – “How to Get Away with Murder” (ABC)

• Alfre Woodard – “State of Affairs” (NBC)

• Chandra Wilson – “Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC)

• Jada Pinkett Smith – “Gotham” (FOX)

• Khandi Alexander – “Scandal” (ABC)

21. Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

• Alfred Enoch – “How to Get Away with Murder” (ABC)

• Courtney B. Vance – “Masters of Sex” (Showtime)

• Guillermo Diaz – “Scandal” (ABC)

• Jeffrey Wright – “Boardwalk Empire” (HBO)

• Joe Morton – “Scandal” (ABC)

22. Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series

• Gabrielle Union – “Being Mary Jane” (BET)

• Kerry Washington – “Scandal” (ABC)

• Nicole Beharie – “Sleepy Hollow” (FOX)

• Octavia Spencer – “Red Band Society” (FOX)

• Viola Davis – “How to Get Away with Murder” (ABC)

23. Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series

Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series

• LL Cool J – “NCIS: LA” (CBS)

• Omar Epps – “Resurrection” (ABC)

• Omari Hardwick – “Being Mary Jane” (BET)

• Shemar Moore – “Criminal Minds” (CBS)

• Taye Diggs – “Murder in the First” (TNT)

24. Outstanding Drama Series

Outstanding Drama Series

• “Being Mary Jane” (BET)

• “Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC)

• “House of Cards” (Netflix)

• “How to Get Away with Murder” (ABC)

• “Scandal” (ABC)

25. Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series

• Mindy Kaling – “The Mindy Project” (FOX)

• Niecy Nash – “The Soul Man” (TV Land)

• Tracee Ellis Ross – “black-ish” (ABC)

• Uzo Aduba – “Orange is the New Black” (Netflix)

• Wendy Raquel Robinson – “The Game” (BET)

26. Outstanding Comedy Series

Outstanding Comedy Series

• “black-ish” (ABC)

• “House of Lies” (Showtime)

• “Key & Peele” (Comedy Central)

• “Orange is the New Black” (Netflix)

• “Real Husbands of Hollywood” (BET)