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NAACP Image Award Nominations have been announced

The NAACP announced their Image Award nominations yesterday and Empire, Black-ish and Creed dominated.

The Entertainer of the Year category has interesting nominations. I am glad to see them expand the category to include some power house producer Shonda Rimes and ballet dancer Misty Copeland. I’m also rooting like a crazy person for Nicole Beharie in the Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series category as an In Your Face to the producers and writers of Sleepy Hollow who have used and abused their WOC lead.

I will confess that I am surprised that Rihanna is not on the list for her voice over in Home since she is on the list for a People’s Choice Award.

The 47th NAACP Image Awards will be telecast live from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on TV One on Feb. 5. Anthony Anderson will host.

Here’s the complete list of nominees:

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