Powered by the series “When They See Us” and the film “Dolemite is My Name,” Netflix led the list of nominations announced for the 51st NAACP Image Awards set for Feb. 22.

The awards honor the “accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film, and also recognizes individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors.”

“When They See Us” was among five nominees for best television movie, limited series or dramatic special, along with Netflix’s “American Son,” BET Network’s “Being Mary Jane” and HBO’s “Native Son” and “True Detective.”

“When They See Us” also scored five nominations for cast members in the acting categories.

“Dolemite is My Name,” starring Eddie Murphy, was nominated for best motion picture, along with “Harriet,” “Just Mercy,” “Queen & Slim” and “Us.”

Here is a partial list of nominees:

Entertainer of the year

Angela Basset

Billy Porter


Regina King

Tyler Perry

Television catergories:

Outstanding Comedy Series

“Ballers” (HBO)

“black-ish” (ABC)

“Dear White People” (Netflix)

“grown-ish” (Freeform)

“The Neighborhood” (CBS)

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson, “black-ish,” (ABC)

Cedric The Entertainer, “The Neighborhood,”


Don Cheadle, “Black Monday” (Showtime)

Dwayne Johnson, “Ballers” (HBO)

Tracy Morgan, “The Last O.G.” (TBS)

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series

Logan Browning, “Dear White People” (Netflix)

Jill Scott, “First Wives Club” (BET+)

Tiffany Haddish, “The Last O.G.” (TBS)

Tracee Ellis Ross, “black-ish “ (ABC)

Yara Shahidi, “grown-ish” (Freeform)

Outstanding Supporting Actor
in a Comedy Series

Andre Braugher, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (NBC)

Deon Cole, “black-ish” (ABC)

Laurence Fishburne, “black-ish” (ABC)

Terry Crews, “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (NBC)

Tituss Burgess, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”


Outstanding Supporting Actress
in a Comedy Series

Halle Bailey, “grown-ish” (Freeform)

Loretta Devine, “Family Reunion” (Netflix)

Marsai Martin, “black-ish” (ABC)

Regina Hall, “Black Monday” (Showtime)

Tichina Arnold, “The Neighborhood” (CBS)

Outstanding Drama Series

“Godfather of Harlem” (EPIX)

“Greenleaf” (OWN)

“Queen Sugar” (OWN)

“The Chi” (Showtime)

“Watchmen” (HBO)

Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series

Billy Porter, “Pose” (FX Networks)

Forest Whitaker, “Godfather of Harlem” (EPIX)

Kofi Siriboe, “Queen Sugar” (OWN)

Omari Hardwick, “Power” (Starz)

Sterling K. Brown, “This Is Us” (NBC)

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series

Angela Bassett, “9-1-1” (FOX)

Regina King, “Watchmen” (HBO)

Rutina Wesley, “Queen Sugar” (OWN)

Simone Missick, “All Rise” (CBS)

Viola Davis, “How to Get Away with Murder”


Outstanding Supporting Actor
in a Drama Series

Delroy Lindo, “The Good Fight”

(CBS All Access)

Giancarlo Esposito, “Godfather of Harlem”


Harold Perrineau, “Claws” (TNT)

Nigel Thatch, “Godfather of Harlem” (EPIX)

Wendell Pierce, “Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan”

(Prime Video)

Outstanding Supporting Actress
in a Drama Series

CCH Pounder, “NCIS: New Orleans” (CBS)

Lynn Whitfield, “Greenleaf” (OWN)

Lyric Ross, “This Is Us” (NBC)

Susan Kelechi Watson, “This Is Us” (NBC)

Tina Lifford, “Queen Sugar” (OWN)

Outstanding Television Movie,
Limited-Series or Dramatic Special

“American Son” (Netflix)

“Being Mary Jane” (BET Networks)

“Native Son” (HBO)

“True Detective” (HBO)

“When They See Us” (Netflix)

Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie,
Limited-Series or Dramatic Special

Caleel Harris, “When They See Us” (Netflix)

Ethan Henru Herisse, “When They See Us”


Idris Elba, “Luther” (BBC America)

Jharrel Jerome, “When They See Us” (Netflix)

Mahershala Ali, “True Detective” (HBO)

Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie,
Limited-Series or Dramatic Special

Aunjanue Ellis, “When They See Us” (Netflix)

Gabrielle Union, “Being Mary Jane” (BET


Kerry Washington, “American Son” (Netflix)

Niecy Nash, “When They See Us” (Netflix)

Octavia Spencer, “Truth Be Told” (Apple TV+)

Outstanding News/Information
(Series or Special)

“PUSHOUT: The Criminalization of

Black Girls in Schools” (PBS)

“Surviving R. Kelly” (Lifetime)

“The Breakfast Club” (REVOLT)

“The Story of God with Morgan Freeman”

(National Geographic)

“Unsung” (TV One)

Outstanding Talk Series

“Red Table Talk” (Facebook Watch)

“The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” (Comedy


“The Real” (Syndicated)

“The Shop: Uninterrupted” (HBO)

“The Tamron Hall Show” (Syndicated)

Outstanding Reality Program/Reality
Competition Series/Game Show

“Iyanla: Fix My Life” (OWN)

“Lip Sync Battle” (Paramount Network)

“Rhythm + Flow” (Netflix)

“Sunday Best” (BET Networks)

“The Voice” (NBC)

Outstanding Variety (Series or Special)

“2019 Black Girls Rock!” (BET Networks)

“Dave Chappelle: Sticks & Stones” (Netflix)

“Homecoming: A Film by Beyonce” (Netflix)

“Saturday Night Live” (NBC)

“Wanda Sykes: Not Normal” (Netflix)

Outstanding Children’s Program

“Doc McStuffins” (Disney Junior)

“Family Reunion” (Netflix)

“Kevin Hart’s Guide to Black History” (Netflix)

“Marvel’s Avengers: Black Panther’s Quest”

(Disney XD)

“Motown Magic” (Netflix)

Outstanding Performance by a Youth (Series,
Special, Television Movie or Limited-Series)

Caleel Harris, “When They See Us” (Netflix)

Lonnie Chavis, “This Is Us” (NBC)

Lyric Ross, “This Is Us” (NBC)

Marsai Martin, “black-ish” (ABC)

Miles Brown, “black-ish” (ABC)

Outstanding Host in a Talk or
News/Information (Series or Special)

Individual or Ensemble

Angela Rye, “Young Gifted and Broke: A BET

Town Hall” (BET Networks)

Jada Pinkett Smith, “Red Table Talk” (Facebook


Lester Holt, “NBC Nightly News with Lester

Holt” (NBC)

Trevor Noah, “The Daily Show with Trevor

Noah” (Comedy Central)

Whoopi Goldberg, Joy Behar, Sunny Hostin,

Meghan McCain, Abby Huntsman, Ana

Navarro, “The View” (ABC)

Outstanding Host in a Reality/Reality

Competition, Game Show or Variety

(Series or Special)—Individual or Ensemble

Iyanla Vanzant, “Iyanla: Fix My Life” (OWN)

LL Cool J, “Lip Sync Battle” (Paramount


Regina Hall, “2019 BET Awards” (BET


Steve Harvey, “Celebrity Family Feud” (ABC)

Wayne Brady, “Let’s Make A Deal” (CBS)

Outstanding Guest Performance

in a Comedy or Drama Series

Blair Underwood, “Dear White People”


David Alan Grier, “Queen Sugar” (OWN)

Kelly Rowland, “American Soul” (BET



Sanaa Lathan, “The Affair” (Showtime)

Recording Catergories:
Outstanding Album

“Cuz I Love You,” Lizzo (Nice Life

Records/Atlantic Records)

“Homecoming: The Live Album,” Beyonce

(Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia Records)

“I Used To Know H.E.R.,” H.E.R. (RCA


“Sketchbook,” Fantasia (Rock Soul Inc./BMG)

“Worthy,” India.Arie (India.Arie Inc./BMG)

Outstanding New Artist

Ari Lennox (Dreamville/Interscope Records)

Lil Nas X (Columbia Records)

Lucky Daye (Keep Cool/RCA Records)

Mahalia (Burkmar/Warner Music UK)

Mykal Kilgore (Affective Music)

Outstanding Male Artist

Bruno Mars (Atlantic Records)

Khalid (RCA Records)

Lil Nas X (Columbia Records)


PJ Morton (Morton Records)

Outstanding Female Artist

Beyonce (Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia


Fantasia (Rock Soul Inc./BMG)

H.E.R. (RCA Records)

India.Arie (India.Arie Inc./BMG)

Lizzo (Nice Life Records/Atlantic Records)

Outstanding Song – Traditional

“Enough,” Fantasia (Rock Soul Inc./BMG)

“Jerome,” Lizzo (Nice Life Records/Atlantic


“SPIRIT,” Beyonc” (Parkwood

Entertainment/Columbia Records)

“Stand Up,” Cynthia Erivo (Back Lot Music)

“Steady Love,” India.Arie (India.Arie Inc./BMG)

Outstanding Song – Contemporary

“Before I Let Go,” Beyonce’ (Parkwood

Entertainment/Columbia Records)

“Hard Place,” H.E.R. (RCA Records)

“Juice,” Lizzo (Nice Life Records/Atlantic


“Talk,” Khalid (RCA Records)

“Motivation,” Normani (Keep Cool/RCA


Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration

“Brown Skin Girl,” Blue Ivy, SAINt JHN, B

eyonce & WizKiD (Parkwood Entertainment/

Columbia Records)

“No Guidance,” Chris Brown feat. Drake (Chris

Brown Entertainment/RCA Records)

“Say So,” PJ Morton feat. JoJo (Morton


“Shea Butter Baby,” Ari Lennox feat. J. Cole

(Dreamville/Interscope Records)

“Show Me Love,” Alicia Keys feat. Miguel (RCA


Outstanding Jazz Album

“Carib,” David Sanchez (Ropeadope)

“Center of The Heart,” Najee (Shanachie)

“Love & Liberation,” Jazzmeia Horn (Concord


“SoulMate,” Nathan Mitchell (Enm Music


“The Dream Is You: Vanessa Rubin Sings Tadd

Dameron,” Vanessa Rubin (Vanessa Rubin)

Outstanding Gospel/Christian Song

(Traditional or Contemporary)

“I Made It Out,” John P. Kee feat. Zacardi Cortez

(Kee Music

Group/Entertainment One)

“Laughter,” Bebe Winans feat. Korean Soul

(Regimen Records)

“Love Theory,” Kirk Franklin (Fo Yo Soul

Records/RCA Records)

“Not Yet,” Donnie McClurkin (Camdon

Music/RCA Inspiration)

“Victory,” The Clark Sisters (Karew

Records/Motown Gospel/Capitol CMG)

Outstanding Music Video/Visual Album

“Hard Place,” H.E.R. (RCA Records)

“Juice,” Lizzo (Nice Life Records/Atlantic


“No Guidance,” Chris Brown feat. Drake (Chris

Brown Entertainment/RCA Records)

“Steady Love,” India.Arie (India.Arie Inc./BMG)

“Talk,” Khalid (RCA Records)

Outstanding Soundtrack/Compilation Album

“Harriet (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack),”

Terence Blanchard (Back Lot Music)

“Queen & Slim The Soundtrack,” Various

Artists (Motown Records)

“The Lion King: The Gift,” Beyonce w/Various

Artists (Parkwood Entertainment/Columbia


“The Lion King Original Motion Picture

Soundtrack,” Various Artists (Walt Disney


“Us (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack),”

Michael Abels (Back Lot Music)

Motion Pictures Catergories

Outstanding Motion Picture

“Dolemite is My Name” (Netflix)

“Harriet” (Focus Features)

“Just Mercy” (Warner Bros. Pictures)

“Queen & Slim” (Universal Pictures)

“Us” (Universal Pictures)

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

Chadwick Boseman, “21 Bridges” (STX Films)

Daniel Kaluuya, “Queen & Slim” (Universal


Eddie Murphy, “Dolemite is My Name”


Michael B. Jordan, “Just Mercy” (Warner Bros.


Winston Duke, “Us” (Universal Pictures)

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture

Alfre Woodard, “Clemency” (Neon)

Cynthia Erivo, “Harriet” (Focus Features)

Jodie Turner-Smith, “Queen & Slim” (Universal


Lupita Nyong’o, “Us” (Universal Pictures)

Naomie Harris, “Black and Blue” (Screen

Gems/Sony Pictures)

Outstanding Supporting Actor

in a Motion Picture

Jamie Foxx, “Just Mercy” (Warner Bros.


Leslie Odom Jr., “Harriet” (Focus Features)

Sterling K. Brown, “Waves” (A24)

Tituss Burgess, “Dolemite Is My Name”


Wesley Snipes, “Dolemite Is My Name” (Netflix)

Outstanding Supporting Actress

in a Motion Picture

Da’Vine Joy Randolph, “Dolemite is My Name”


Janelle Monae, “Harriet” (Focus Features)

Jennifer Lopez, “Hustlers” (STX Films)

Marsai Martin, “Little” (Universal Pictures)

Octavia Spencer, “Luce” (Neon)