Beyoncé Nabs Seven NAACP Image Award Nominations
Now that Beyoncé has broken the Grammys record for most nominations of all time, the 2017 NAACP Image Award nominations are showering the superstar with even more accolades, giving her the most nods, seven in all, including Entertainer of the Year.
In the movie categories, Nate Parker’s stirring slave rebellion drama The Birth of a Nation finally earned some recognition after its Oscar chances were thwarted by Parker’s real-life controversy. Parker himself received three nominations.
Among TV contenders, Black-ish scored a leading 12 nominations, followed by Roots, with nine nominations, and, tied with six nominations each: Insecure, Empire and The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story.