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Nominated for a 43rd NAACP Image Award!

Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 12:45 PM by Megan(ctrl) 10 Comments

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. 

  1. Tomika aka Duchess of Design avatar

    On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 12:11 AM, Tomika aka Duchess of Design said:

    I'm claiming this a WIN for the Boyz! Noone else is more deserving!

  2. LivLaughLuv avatar

    On Fri, Jan 20, 2012 at 9:33 PM, LivLaughLuv said:

    This couldn't come at a more perfect time for you guys. So happy to see you Boyz doing great things. Its alllllll beyond much deserved! I just wish we could vote somehow! Congrats again!

  3. Alexis avatar

    On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 7:32 PM, Alexis said:

    CONGRATS!

  4. ChelleLilBmore avatar

    On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 7:06 PM, ChelleLilBmore said:

    congradulations fellas very well indeed deserved im excited for you all :)

  5. Lakia avatar

    On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 6:06 PM, Lakia said:

    YEEESSSSS!!!

  6. Onesmartlady87 avatar

    On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 6:02 PM, Onesmartlady87 said:

    Congratuations fellas!! Once again, so proud of you - this is your year!!

  7. Mel-Tee avatar

    On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 5:25 PM, Mel-Tee said:

    CONGRATULATIONS! Well, well, well…you know they say good news comes in 3’s right? Okay, so we wake up in the New Year and…BAM! “Boyz II Men are the first Hollywood Star Recipients”…then before we can turn over …BAM! “Boyz II Men NAACP Nominees for Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration” …bracing ourselves for what’s next…how about another GRAMMY for One Up For Love or any of the new material on Twenty. BAM! GO GET ‘EM!

  8. LTrain5 avatar

    On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 4:49 PM, LTrain5 said:

    It definitely is well deserved! And it's very exciting!

  9. Lisajaye avatar

    On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 4:28 PM, Lisajaye said:

    Well deserved!

  10. LTrain5 avatar

    On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 3:59 PM, LTrain5 said:

    Congrats on the nomination! :)

    However, they're supposed to have a show in Phoenix, AZ, that same night. Since the awards show is airing LIVE, does anyone know if they'll cancel or reschedule the Phoenix show? I can't imagine they'd no-show the NAACP Awards given that they're nominated.

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