45th NAACP Image Award Nominees Include “Best Man Holiday”, “Scandal”, and “The Butler”
TV One just announced the nominees for the 45th Annual NAACP Image Awards, with “Best Man Holiday,” BET’s “The Real Husbands of Hollywood,” “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” and “Scandal” scooping multiple categories.
Justin Timberlake, who was shut out of the Grammy Award nominations, received three Image Award noms, while Oprah Winfrey – also shut out this awards season – picked up a supporting actress nomination for “Lee Daniels’ The Butler.”
Both Angela Bassett and Gabourey Sidibe received nominations for their turn in FX’s “American Horror Story: Coven.”
David Oyelowo, Joe Morton, Keke Palmer, Bresha Webb and Gina Torres were on hand at the Langham Huntington hotel in Pasadena to announce the nominees.
The two hour show, for the first time on TV One, airs live on Saturday, Feb. 22, at 9 p.m. with a one-hour pre-show, “Live From the Red Carpet,” beginning at 8.