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NAACP Image Awards announce nominations for film and TV

Biopics and indie dramas make up a large margin of the film nominations for the NAACP Image Awards this year.

SelmaGet On Up, Belle, Beyond the Lights, and Dear White People garnered nominations for outstanding motion picture while Scandal, How to Get Away With Murder, House of Cards, Grey’s Anatomy, and Being Mary Jane garnered noms for outstanding drama series. Black-ish, House of Lies, Key & Peele, Orange is the New Black, and Real Husbands of Hollywood nabbed nominations on the comedy side in multiple categories.

The awards will be telecast on TV One on Feb. 6. READ FULL STORY

NAACP Image Awards tributes Whitney Houston, hands prizes to 'The Help' and George Lucas

The mood was a somber one at the 43rd Annual NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles last night. Much of the ceremony was colored by Whitney Houston’s memory, which was honored in the form of numerous tributes.

Yolanda Adams delivered a stirring rendition of “I Love the Lord, He Made Me Cry,” which she ended with “We love you, Nip.” (“Nip” is Houston’s nickname.)

Also highlighted during the evening was footage from the 1994 Image Awards, which depicted the late singer accepting an Image Award for outstanding female artist. In the clip, Denzel Washington is tasked with presenting the prize, and calls Houston an “artist of unparalleled stature.”

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