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Nominees Announced For The 41st NAACP Image Awards

Nominees Announced For The 41st NAACP Image Awards

Nominees for the 41st NAACP Image Awards have been announced.

The 41st NAACP Image Awards nominees
were announced today during a press conference at The SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills. Taye
Diggs (“Private Practice” – ABC), Michael Strahan (“Brothers” – FOX) and “FOX NFL
Sunday”), Wanda Sykes (“The Wanda Sykes Show” – FOX), Kyle Massey (“That’s So
Raven,” “Cory in the House” – Disney Channel), Chris Massey (“Zoey 101” – Nickelodeon)
and Tatyana Ali (Young and the Restless – CBS) joined NAACP Image Awards Committee
Chair, Clayola Brown, and Vicangelo Bulluck, Executive Producer of the telecast, to
announce the categories and nominees.

The host for this year’s ceremony has yet to be announced. The show will air Friday, February 26 from 8:00 – 10:00 PM/EST on FOX.

According to the press release, “This year, over 1,200 entries were received. From those entries, a special committee of 300
industry professionals and NAACP leaders from across the country selected five nominees
in each of the 53 categories. Any artist, manager, publicist, production company, record
label, studio, network or publishing house could submit an entry to the NAACP Image
Awards. The final selections are voted on by NAACP members, and winners will be
announced during the live airing of the 41st NAACP Image Awards.”

This year’s nominees for the Daytime categories include:

Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Series

Bryton James – “The Young and The Restless” (CBS)
Cassius Willis – “The Young and The Restless” (CBS)
Cornelius Smith, Jr. – “All My Children” (ABC)
Terrell Tilford – “One Life To Live” (ABC)
Texas Battle – “The Bold and the Beautiful” (CBS)

Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Series

Daphne Duplaix – “One Life to Live” (ABC)
Debbi Morgan – “All My Children” (ABC)
Eva Marcelle – “The Young and the Restless” (CBS)
Tatyana Ali – “The Young and The Restless” (CBS)
Tonya Lee Williams – “The Young and the Restless” (CBS)

A full list of nominees for primetime television, film and music will be published on our site later this evening.

Founded on February 12, 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored
People (NAACP) is the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization. Its half-million
adult and youth members throughout the United States and the world are the premier
advocates for civil rights in their communities, and monitor equal opportunity in the public
and private sectors. For more information on the NAACP IMAGE AWARDS, please visit
naacpimageawards.net

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