Get on Up, Selma and Dear White People Receive NAACP Image Award Nominations

Scene from Selma
Paramount Pictures

The NAACP Image Awards recently announced its nominations, and the films up for the top awards are some pretty heavy hitters.

According to a press release, Belle, Beyond the Lights, Dear White People, Get on Up and Selma are competing in the top film categories for the 46th annual NAACP Image Awards.


Get on Up star Chadwick Boseman, Selma’s David Oyelowo, Nate Parker of Beyond the Lights, Gugu Mbatha-Raw for Belle and Tessa Thompson of Dear White People have all been nominated in the actor or actress in a motion picture categories.

In the realm of television, Black-ish, How to Get Away With Murder, Orange Is the New Black, The Game and Being Mary Jane were nominated in the top TV categories.

The Image Awards will air live on TVOne on Feb. 6, 2015. 

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