Beyoncé Leads NAACP Image Awards Nominations

Written by on February 2, 2021

Beyoncé is bringing her “Black Parade” to the 52nd NAACP Picture Awards.

After main the Grammy nominations, the pop icon acquired probably the most nominations of any artist within the music classes with 6 together with Excellent Feminine Artist, Excellent Music Video/Visible Album (Black Is King, “Brown Pores and skin Lady”), and Excellent Soul/R&B Music (“Black Parade”).

Different high nominees within the 16 recording classes embody Ledisi with 5 nods, adopted by Alicia Keys, H.E.R., and Chloe x Halle with 4, and Drake, Massive Sean, Jhené Aiko, and PJ Morton with three every.

Within the Excellent Feminine Artist class, Beyoncé is up in opposition to H.E.R. (“I Can’t Breathe”), Jazmine Sullivan (“Misplaced One”), Ledisi (“Something for You”), and Alicia Keys (Alicia).

The nominees for Excellent Male Artist embody Massive Sean (Detroit 2), Black Thought (Streams of Thought, Vol. 3: Cane & In a position), Charlie Wilson (All of My Love), Drake (“Giggle Now, Cry Later”), and John Legend (Greater Love).

For Excellent Album, the nominees are Alicia (Alicia Keys), Brandy (b7), John Legend (Greater Love), Jhené Aiko (Chilombo), and Ledisi (The Wild Card).

Voting is now open in all classes, which lengthen throughout the fields of tv, music, literature, and movie. Winners will probably be introduced in the course of the two-hour ceremony, airing reside throughout ViacomCBS Networks on Saturday, March 27, at eight p.m.

52nd NAACP Picture Awards – Recording Classes

Excellent New Artist
Chika – “Excessive Rises”
Doja Cat – “Say So”
D Smoke – “Black Habits”
Giveon – “When It’s All Mentioned And Accomplished”
Skip Marley – “Larger Place”

Excellent Male Artist
Massive Sean – Detroit 2
Black Thought – Streams of Thought, Vol. 3: Cane & In a position
Charlie Wilson – All of My Love
Drake – “Giggle Now, Cry Later
John Legend – Greater Love

Excellent Feminine Artist
Beyoncé – “Black Parade”
H.E.R. – “I Can’t Breathe”
Jazmine Sullivan – “Misplaced One”
Ledisi – “Something For You”
Alicia Keys – Alicia

Excellent Music Video/Visible Album
“I Can’t Breathe” – H.E.R.
“Something for You” – Ledisi
Black Is King – Beyoncé
“Brown Pores and skin Lady” – Beyoncé feat WizKid, SAINt JHN, Blue Ivy Carter
“Do It” – Chloe x Halle

Excellent Album
Alicia – Alicia Keys
b7 – Brandy
Greater Love – John Legend
Chilombo – Jhené Aiko
The Wild Card – Ledisi

Excellent Soundtrack/Compilation Album
Ma Rainey’s Black Backside (Music from the Netflix Movie) – Branford Marsalis
Insecure: Music from the HBO Unique Collection – Numerous Artists
Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey – Numerous Artists
Soul Unique Movement Image Soundtrack – Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, Jon Batiste and Tom MacDougall
The First Women of Gospel: The Clark Sisters Biopic Soundtrack – Donald Lawrence

Excellent Gospel/Christian Album
Chosen Vessel – Marvin Sapp
Gospel In accordance with PJ – PJ Morton
I Am – Koryn Hawthorne
Kierra – Kierra Sheard
The Return – The Clark Sisters

Excellent Gospel/Christian Music
“All in His Plan” – PJ Morton
“By no means Misplaced” – CeCe Winans
“One thing Has To Break” – Kierra Sheard feat. Tasha Cobbs-Leonard
“Robust God” – Kirk Franklin
“Contact from You” – Tamela Mann

Excellent Jazz Album – Instrumental
Be Water – Christian Sands
Music From and Impressed By Soul – Jon Batiste
Omega – Immanuel Wilkins
Reciprocity – George Burton
The Iconoclast – Barry Stephenson

Excellent Jazz Album – Vocal
Donny Duke and Marvel – Nathan Mitchell
Holy Room – Stay at Alte Oper – Somi
Pulling Off The Covers – Mike Phillips
Stronger – Jeff Bradshaw
The Eddy (From The Netflix Unique Collection) – The Eddy

Excellent Soul/R&B Music
“I Can’t Breathe” – H.E.R.
“Something For You” – Ledisi
“B.S.” feat. H.E.R – Jhené Aiko
“Black Parade” – Beyoncé
“Do It” – Chloe x Halle

Excellent Hip Hop/Rap Music
“Deep Reverence” feat. Nipsey Hussle – Massive Sean
“Savage Remix” – Megan Thee Stallion feat. Beyoncé
“Cool Off” – Missy Elliott
“Giggle Now, Cry Later” – Drake
“Life Is Good” – Future & Drake

Excellent Duo, Group or Collaboration (Conventional)
Alicia Keys feat. Jill Scott – “Jill Scott”
Chloe x Halle – “Marvel What She Thinks Of Me”
Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis feat. Babyface – “He Don’t Know Nothin’ Bout It”
Kem feat. Toni Braxton – “Stay Out Your Love”
Ledisi and PJ Morton – “Something For You”

Excellent Duo, Group or Collaboration (Modern)
Alicia Keys feat. Khalid – “So Accomplished”
Massive Sean feat. Nipsey Hussle – “Deep Reverence”
Chloe x Halle – “Do It”
Jhené Aiko feat. H.E.R. – “B.S.”
Megan Thee Stallion feat. Beyoncé – “Savage Remix”

Excellent Worldwide Music
“Blessed” – Buju Banton
“Lockdown” – Unique Koffee
“Stress (Remix)” – Unique Koffee feat. Buju Banton
“Tanana” – Davido feat. Tiwa Savage
“Temptation” – Tiwa Savage

Excellent Producer of the 12 months
Donald Lawrence
Jathan Wilson
Sean Keys

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