Nominated for a 43rd NAACP Image Award!
Boyz II Men are nominated for Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration in the 43rd NAACP Image Awards!! The special will air live on Friday, February 17th on NBC.
BEVERLY HILLS, CA (January 19, 2012) -- The nominees for THE 43RD NAACP IMAGE AWARDS were announced today during a live press conference from the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, CA. Vanessa Williams, Tracee Ellis Ross, Corey Reynolds and Craig Robinson announced the categories and nominees.
The NAACP Image Awards celebrates the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film and also honors individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors. Winners will be announced during the two-hour star-studded event, which will air live on Friday, February 17 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on NBC.
ABC and CBS lead the nominees in the TV categories with 18 and 16 nominations respectively, followed by BET and HBO both with 15. In the recording category, Columbia Records leads with eight nominations, followed by Warner Bros. Records with five nominations and Elektra Records with four nominations. Dreamworks Pictures/Touchstone Pictures/Participant Media lead with eight nominations, while Focus Features and TriStar Pictures followed with seven, and Universal Pictures with five in the motion picture category.
Founded in 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the nation's oldest and largest civil rights organization. The organization's 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.
Event sponsors for the 43RD NAACP Image Awards include UAW/Chrysler, Hyundai, FedEx, Wells Fargo, Ford Motor Company, and Bank of America.
Following is a partial list of the nominated categories. Please visit our website at http://www.naacpimageawards.net for the complete listing.