1. It’s That Time Of Year Again!

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The 47th Annual NAACP Image Awards are here and a slew of our favorite writers, music artists, actors and directors are being celebrated all across Black entertainment. Here’s the long list of nominees that are up for awards this year.

Don’t forget to tune in on Feb. 5 on TV One at 8/7 C for the Red Carpet and 9/8 C for the awards show!

2. Outstanding Literary Work (Youth/Teens)

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You Are Wonderfully Made: 12 Life-Changing Principles for Teen Girls to Embrace, Gwen Richardson (Author), Sylvia Daye Richardson (Author), (Cushcity Communications)

3. Outstanding Literary Work (Youth/Teens)

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X: A Novel, Ilyasah Shabazz (Author), Kekla Magoon (With), (Candlewick Press)

4. Outstanding Literary Work (Youth/Teens)

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Untwine, Edwidge Danticat (Scholastic Press)

5. Outstanding Literary Work (Youth/Teens)

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Stella by Starlight, Sharon Draper (Simon & Schuster)

6. Outstanding Literary Work (Youth/Teens)

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Rhythm Ride: A Road Trip Through the Motown Sound, Andrea Davis Pinkney (Roaring Brook Press)

7. Outstanding Literary Work (Children)

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New Shoes, Susan Lynn Meyer (Author), Eric Velasquez (Illustrator), (Holiday House)

8. Outstanding Literary Work (Children)

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If You Plant a Seed, Kadir Nelson (Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers)

9. Outstanding Literary Work (Children)

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Granddaddy’s Turn: A Journey to the Ballot Box, Michael S. Bandy (Author), Eric Stein (Author), James E. Ransome (Illustrator), (Candlewick Press)

10. Outstanding Literary Work (Children)

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Gordon Parks How the Photographer Captured Black and White America, Carole Boston Weatherford (Author), Jamey Christoph (Illustrator), (Albert Whitman & Company)

11. Outstanding Literary Work (Children)

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Chasing Freedom: The Life Journeys of Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony, Inspired by Historical Facts, Nikki Grimes (Author), Michele Wood (Illustrator), (Orchard Books / Scholastic)

12. Outstanding Literary Work (Poetry)

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Wild Hundreds, Nate Marshall (University of Pittsburgh Press)

13. Outstanding Literary Work (Poetry)

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Redbone, Mahogany L. Browne (Willow Books)

14. Outstanding Literary Work (Poetry)

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Reconnaissance, Carl Phillips (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

15. Outstanding Literary Work (Poetry)

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How to Be Drawn, Terrance Hayes (Penguin Books / Penguin Random House)

16. Outstanding Literary Work (Poetry)

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Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude, Ross Gay (University of Pittsburgh Press)

17. Outstanding Literary Work (Instructional)

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Soul Food Love: Healthy Recipes Inspired by One Hundred Years of Cooking in a Black Family, Alice Randall (Author), Caroline Randall Williams (Author), (Clarkson Potter)

18. Outstanding Literary Work (Instructional)

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Keep Calm … It’s Just Real Estate: Your No-Stress Guide to Buying a Home, Egypt Sherrod (Perseus/Running Press)

19. Outstanding Literary Work (Instructional)

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Grandbaby Cakes: Modern Recipes, Vintage Charm, Soulful Memories, Jocelyn Delk Adams (Agate Surrey)

20. Outstanding Literary Work (Instructional)

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Free Your Mind: An African-American Guide to Meditation and Freedom, Cortez R. Rainey (CreateSpace)

21. Outstanding Literary Work (Instructional)

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Big Words to Little Me: Tips and Advice for the Younger Self, Sakina Ibrahim (Author), Jessie Lee (With), (Createspace (Self published))

22. Outstanding Literary Work (Biography/ Auto-Biography)

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Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person, Shonda Rhimes (Simon & Schuster)

23. Outstanding Literary Work (Biography/ Auto-Biography)

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Power Forward: My Presidential Education, Reggie Love (Simon & Schuster)

24. Outstanding Literary Work (Biography/ Auto-Biography)

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One Righteous Man: Samuel Battle and the Shattering of the Color Line in New York, Arthur Browne (Beacon Press)

25. Outstanding Literary Work (Biography/ Auto-Biography)

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Between the World and Me, Ta-Nehisi Coates (Spiegel & Grau)

26. Outstanding Literary Work (Biography/ Auto-Biography)

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After the Dance: My Life With Marvin Gaye, Jan Gaye (Author), David Ritz (With), (HarperCollins/Amistad)

27. Outstanding Literary Work (Debut Author)

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The Wind in the Reeds: A Storm, A Play and the City That Could Not Be Broken, Wendell Pierce (Author), Rod Dreher (Author), (Riverhead Books)

28. Outstanding Literary Work (Debut Author)

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The Turner House, Angela Flournoy (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

29. Outstanding Literary Work (Debut Author)

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The Star Side of Bird Hill, Naomi Jackson (Penguin Press)

30. Outstanding Literary Work (Debut Author)

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The Fishermen, Chigozie Obioma (Little, Brown & Company)

31. Outstanding Literary Work (Debut Author)

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Between the World and Me, Ta-Nehisi Coates (Spiegel & Grau)

32. Outstanding Literary Work (Non-Fiction)

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The Light of the World, Elizabeth Alexander (Grand Central Publishing)

33. Outstanding Literary Work (Non-Fiction)

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Spectacle: The Astonishing Life of Ota Benga, Pamela Newkirk (HarperCollins/Amistad)

34. Outstanding Literary Work (Non-Fiction)

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SHOWDOWN: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination That Changed America, Wil Haygood (Alfred A. Knopf)

35. Outstanding Literary Work (Non-Fiction)

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Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America, Jill Leovy (Spiegel & Grau)

36. Outstanding Literary Work (Non-Fiction)

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50 Billion Dollar Boss: African American Women Sharing Stories of Success in Entrepreneurship and Leadership, Kathey Porter (Author), Andrea Hoffman (Author), (Palgrave Macmillan)

37. Outstanding Literary Work (Fiction)

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Under the Udala Trees, Chinelo Okparanta (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

38. Outstanding Literary Work (Fiction)

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Stand Your Ground, Victoria Christopher Murrary (Touchstone)

39. Outstanding Literary Work (Fiction)

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Mama’s Boy, ReShonda Tate Billingsley (Gallery Books, a division of Simon & Schuster)

40. Outstanding Literary Work (Fiction)

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Ghost Summer: Stories, Tananarive Due (Prime Books)

41. Outstanding Literary Work (Fiction)

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Driving the King, Ravi Howard (HarperCollins/Harper)

42. Outstanding Song (Contemporary)

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“You’re So Beautiful” — Empire Cast feat. Jussie Smollett & Yazz (Columbia Records)

43. Outstanding Song (Contemporary)

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“Unbreakable” — Janet Jackson (Rhythm Nation/BMG)

44. Outstanding Song (Contemporary)

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“Freedom” — Pharrell Williams (Columbia Records/I Am Other)

45. Outstanding Song (Contemporary)

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“Conqueror” — Empire Cast feat. Estelle & Jussie Smollett (Columbia Records)

46. Outstanding Album

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Woman, Jill Scott (Atlantic Records)

47. Outstanding Album

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Unbreakable, Janet Jackson (Rhythm Nation/BMG)

48. Outstanding Album

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Forever Charlie, Charlie Wilson (RCA Records)

49. Outstanding Album

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Empire (Original Soundtrack From Season One), Empire Cast (Columbia Records)

50. Outstanding Album

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Beauty Behind the Madness, The Weeknd (Republic Records)

51. Outstanding Song (Traditional)

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“Let It Burn” — Jazmine Sullivan (RCA Records)

52. Outstanding Song (Traditional)

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“Goodnight Kisses” — Charlie Wilson (RCA Records)

53. Outstanding Song (Traditional)

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“Feeling Good” — Lauryn Hill (RCA Records)

54. Outstanding Song (Traditional)

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“Everytime I’m With You” — Seal (Reprise Records)

55. Outstanding Song (Traditional)

Outstanding Song (Traditional) Source:Getty Images/Gilbert Carrasquillo

“Back Together” — Jill Scott (Atlantic Records)

56. Outstanding Music Video

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“Sound & Color” — Alabama Shakes (ATO Records)

57. Outstanding Music Video

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“Shame” — Tyrese Gibson (Voltron Recordz)

58. Outstanding Music Video

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“No Sleeep” — Janet Jackson feat. J. Cole (Rhythm Nation/BMG)

59. Outstanding Music Video

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“Freedom” — Pharrell Williams (Columbia Records/I Am Other)

60. Outstanding Music Video

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“Can’t Feel My Face” — The Weeknd (Republic Records)

61. Outstanding Gospel Album (Traditional or Contemporary)

Outstanding Gospel Album (Traditional or Contemporary) Source:Getty

You Shall Live, Marvin Sapp (RCA Inspiration)

62. Outstanding Gospel Album (Traditional or Contemporary)

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The Gospel According to Jazz — Chapter IV, Kirk Whalum (Mack Avenue Records, Rendezvous, Top Drawer Records)

63. Outstanding Gospel Album (Traditional or Contemporary)

Outstanding Gospel Album (Traditional or Contemporary) Source:Getty

Losing My Religion, Kirk Franklin (RCA Inspiration)

64. Outstanding Gospel Album (Traditional or Contemporary)

Outstanding Gospel Album (Traditional or Contemporary) Source:Getty

It’s Personal, Tina Campbell (Gee Tree Creative)

65. Outstanding Gospel Album (Traditional or Contemporary)

Outstanding Gospel Album (Traditional or Contemporary) Source:Getty

A Different Place, Kim Burrell (Shanachie Entertainment)

66. Outstanding Jazz Album

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The Epic, Kamasi Washington (Brainfeeder)

67. Outstanding Jazz Album

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The Complete Concert By the Sea, Erroll Garner (Legacy Recordings/Octave Music Publishing Corporation)

68. Outstanding Jazz Album

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Miles Davis at Newport 1955-1975: The Bootleg Series Vol. 4, Miles Davis (Columbia/Legacy Recordings)

69. Outstanding Jazz Album

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Dee Dee’s Feathers, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Irvin Mayfield, New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (Okeh)

70. Outstanding Jazz Album

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BrotherLEE Love: Celebrating Lee Morgan, Terell Stafford Quintet (Capri Records)

71. Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration

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“Sound & Color” — Alabama Shakes (ATO Records)

72. Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration

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“One Man Can Change the World” — Big Sean feat. Kanye West and John Legend (G.O.O.D. Music/Def Jam Recordings)

73. Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration

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“No Sleeep” — Janet Jackson feat. J. Cole (Rhythm Nation/BMG)

74. Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration

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“Hamilton: An American Musical” — Original Broadway Cast (Atlantic Records)

75. Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration

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Lauryn Hill (RCA Records)

76. Outstanding Female Artist

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“Conqueror” — Empire Cast feat. Estelle & Jussie Smollett (Columbia Records)

77. Outstanding Female Artist

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Lalah Hathaway (Hathaway Entertainment/Entertainment One)

78. Outstanding Female Artist

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Jill Scott (Atlantic Records)

79. Outstanding Female Artist

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Jazmine Sullivan (RCA Records)

80. Outstanding Female Artist

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Janet Jackson (Rhythm Nation/BMG)

81. Outstanding Male Artist

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Tyrese Gibson (Recordz)

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83. Outstanding New Artist

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Yazz (Columbia Records)

84. Outstanding Male Artist

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Pharrell Williams (Columbia Records/I Am Other)

85. Outstanding Male Artist

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Charlie Wilson (RCA Records)

86. Outstanding Male Artist

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The Weeknd (Republic Records)

87. Outstanding New Artist

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The Weeknd (Republic Records)

88. Outstanding New Artist

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Jussie Smollett (Columbia Records)

89. Outstanding New Artist

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Judith Hill (NPG Records)

90. Outstanding New Artist

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Andra Day (Warner Bros. Records)

91. Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance (Television or Film)

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Wanda Sykes, Penn Zero” (Disney XD)

92. Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance (Television or Film)

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Loretta Devine, Doc McStuffins (Disney Channel)

93. Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance (Television or Film)

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Jeffrey Wright, The Good Dinosaur (Disney/Pixar)

94. Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance (Television or Film)

Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance (Television or Film) Source:Getty

Audra McDonald, Doc McStuffins (Disney Junior)

95. Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance (Television or Film)

Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance (Television or Film) Source:Getty

Aisha Tyler, Archer (FX Networks)

96. Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Film)

Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Film) Source:Getty

Ryan Coogler, Creed (Warner Bros./Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer)

97. Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Film)

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Rick Famuyiwa, Dope (Open Road Films)

98. Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Film)

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F. Gary Gray, Straight Outta Compton (Universal)

99. Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

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Regina King, American Crime (ABC)

100. Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Film)

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Charles Stone, III, Lila and Eve (Samuel Goldwyn)

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