Garbielle Union Lands NAACP Image Award Nomination For BET's Hit Drama 'Being Mary Jane': See Complete List Of Nominations Here!

  • EJ Flemmon , Design & Trend Contributor
  • Dec, 10, 2014, 01:45 PM
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(Photo : Instagram) Actress Gabrielle Union heads out to attend this year's Def Jam 30th Concert held at the Barclays Center.

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"The job of any great number 2 is to figure out what number 1 is missing" ~ Mary Jane Paul 

Who could forget the now infamous "number 2" speech given by Mary Jane on BET's "Being Mary Jane" portrayed by Gabrielle Union

Apparently, the NACCP didn't forget either. Union joins her co-star Omari Hardwick on the nominations list for this year's NACCP Image Awards

According to reports, the 46th annual show will air live on TV One. The award show honors actors, actresses, singers, authors and activists all of color throughout entertainment.

Now included on the list of nominations are shows like ABC's "Scandal" and "black-ish" and for music lovers, the likes of Alicia Keys, Beyonce, John Legend and Pharrell Williams.  

Until the trophies are handed on Feb. 6, 2015, check out the list of nominees below:



Motion Picture

"Belle" (Fox Searchlight Pictures/ DJ Films)

"Beyond The Lights" (Relativity Media)

"Dear White People" (Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions)

"Get On Up" (Universal Pictures)

"Selma" (Paramount Pictures)

Actor in a Motion Picture

Chadwick Boseman - "Get On Up" (Universal Pictures)

David Oyelowo - "Selma" (Paramount Pictures)

Denzel Washington - "The Equalizer" (Columbia Pictures)

Idris Elba - "No Good Deed" (Screen Gems)

Nate Parker - "Beyond The Lights" (Relativity Media)

 Actress in a Motion Picture

Gugu Mbatha-Raw - "Belle" (Fox Searchlight Pictures/ DJ Films)

Quvenzhané Wallis - "Annie" (Columbia Pictures)

Taraji P. Henson - "No Good Deed" (Screen Gems)

Tessa Thompson - "Dear White People" (Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions)

Viola Davis - "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby" (The Weinstein Company)

Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

André Holland - "Selma" (Paramount Pictures)

Cedric the Entertainer - "Top Five" (Paramount Pictures)

Common - "Selma" (Paramount Pictures)

Danny Glover - "Beyond The Lights" (Relativity Media)

Wendell Pierce - "Selma" (Paramount Pictures)

Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Carmen Ejogo - "Selma" (Paramount Pictures)

Jill Scott - "Get On Up" (Universal Pictures)

Octavia Spencer - "Get On Up" (Universal Pictures)

Oprah Winfrey - "Selma" (Paramount Pictures)

Viola Davis - "Get On Up" (Universal Pictures)


Comedy Series

"black-ish" (ABC)

"House of Lies" (Showtime)

"Key & Peele" (Comedy Central)

"Orange is the New Black" (Netflix)

"Real Husbands of Hollywood" (BET)

Actor in a Comedy Series

Andre Braugher - "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (FOX)

Anthony Anderson - "'black-ish" (ABC)

Don Cheadle - "House of Lies" (Showtime)

Keegan-Michael Key - "Key & Peele" (Comedy Central)

Kevin Hart - "Real Husbands of Hollywood" (BET)

Actress in a Comedy Series

Mindy Kaling - "The Mindy Project" (FOX)

Niecy Nash - "The Soul Man" (TV Land)

Tracee Ellis Ross - "black-ish" (ABC)

Uzo Aduba - "Orange is the New Black" (Netflix)

Wendy Raquel Robinson - "The Game" (BET)

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Boris Kodjoe - "Real Husbands of Hollywood" (BET)

Glynn Turman - "House of Lies" (Showtime)

Laurence Fishburne - "black-ish" (ABC)

Marcus Scribner - "black-ish" (ABC)

Terry Crews - "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (FOX)

 Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Adrienne C. Moore - "Orange is the New Black" (Netflix)

Laverne Cox - "Orange is the New Black" (Netflix)

Lorraine Toussaint - "Orange is the New Black" (Netflix)

Sofia Vergara - "Modern Family" (ABC)

Yara Shahidi - "black-ish" (ABC)

Drama Series

"Being Mary Jane" (BET)

"Grey's Anatomy" (ABC)

"House of Cards" (Netflix)

"How to Get Away with Murder" (ABC)

"Scandal" (ABC)

Actor in a Drama Series

LL Cool J - "NCIS: LA" (CBS)

Omar Epps - "Resurrection" (ABC)

Omari Hardwick - "Being Mary Jane" (BET)

Shemar Moore - "Criminal Minds" (CBS)

Taye Diggs - "Murder in the First" (TNT)

Actress in a Drama Series

Gabrielle Union - "Being Mary Jane" (BET)

Kerry Washington - "Scandal" (ABC)

Nicole Beharie - "Sleepy Hollow" (FOX)

Octavia Spencer - "Red Band Society" (FOX)

Viola Davis - "How to Get Away with Murder" (ABC)

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Alfred Enoch - "How to Get Away with Murder" (ABC)

Courtney B. Vance - "Masters of Sex" (Showtime)

Guillermo Diaz - "Scandal" (ABC)

Jeffrey Wright - "Boardwalk Empire" (HBO)

Joe Morton - "Scandal" (ABC)

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Aja Naomi King - "How to Get Away with Murder" (ABC)

Alfre Woodard - "State of Affairs" (NBC)

Chandra Wilson - "Grey's Anatomy" (ABC)

Jada Pinkett Smith - "Gotham" (FOX)

Khandi Alexander - "Scandal" (ABC)

 Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special

Blair Underwood - "The Trip to Bountiful" (Lifetime Networks)

Charles S. Dutton - "Comeback Dad" (UP Entertainment)

Larenz Tate - "Gun Hill" (BET)

Mekhi Phifer - "A Day Late and a Dollar Short" (Lifetime Networks)

Ving Rhames - "A Day Late and a Dollar Short" (Lifetime Networks)

Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special

Angela Bassett - "American Horror Story: Freak Show" (FX)

Cicely Tyson - "The Trip to Bountiful" (Lifetime Networks)

Keke Palmer - "The Trip to Bountiful" (Lifetime Networks)

Regina King - "The Gabby Douglas Story" (Lifetime Networks)

Vanessa Williams - "The Trip to Bountiful" (Lifetime Networks)

News/ Information - (Series or Special)

"America After Ferguson" (PBS)

"Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr." (PBS)

"Melissa Harris Perry" (MSNBC)

"Oprah's Lifeclass" (OWN)

"Unsung" (TV One)

Talk Series

"Oprah Prime" (OWN)

"Steve Harvey" (Syndicated)

"The Queen Latifah Show" (Syndicated)

"The View" (ABC)

"The Wendy Williams Show" (Syndicated)

Reality Series

"Dancing with the Stars" (ABC)

"Iyanla: Fix My Life" (OWN)

"Shark Tank" (ABC)

"The Voice" (NBC)

"Welcome to Sweetie Pie's" (OWN)

Variety Series or Special

"BET Awards" (BET)

"Family Feud" (Syndicated)

"On the Run: Beyoncé and Jay Z" (HBO)

"Oprah's Master Class" (OWN)

"UNCF An Evening of Stars" (NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, The CW, BET, Centric)

Outstanding Host in a Talk, Reality, News/ Information or Variety

Chris Rock - "BET Awards" (BET)

Gwen Ifill - "America After Ferguson" (PBS)

Melissa Harris Perry - "Melissa Harris Perry" (MSNBC)

Queen Latifah - "The Queen Latifah Show" (Syndicated)

Steve Harvey - "Steve Harvey" (Syndicated)


Outstanding New Artist

3 Winans Brothers (BMG)

Aloe Blacc (XIX Recordings/Interscope Records)

Erica Campbell (My Block Inc./eOne Music)

Jhene Aiko (Def Jam Recordings)

Liv Warfield (Kobalt Label Services)

Male Artist

John Legend (Columbia Records)

Kem (Motown - Capitol)

Kendrick Lamar (Interscope Records)

Michael Jackson (Epic Records)

Pharrell Williams (Columbia Records)

Female Artist

Alicia Keys (RCA Records)

Beyoncé (Columbia Records)

Jennifer Hudson (RCA Records)

Ledisi (Verve Records)

Mary J Blige (Capitol)

 Duo, Group or Collaboration

"Being With You" - Smokey Robinson feat. Mary J Blige (Verve)

"Brand New" - Pharrell Williams feat. Justin Timberlake (Columbia Records)

"Gust of Wind" - Pharrell Williams feat. Daft Punk (Columbia Records)

"Love, Marriage & Divorce" - Toni Braxton & Babyface (Def Jam Recordings)

"Stay with Me" - Sam Smith feat. Mary J Blige (Capitol)

Jazz Album

"Beautiful Life" - Dianne Reeves (Concord)

"Dave Koz and Friends: The 25th of December" - Dave Koz (Concord Records)

"Living My Dream" - Jonathan Butler (Rendezvous Music)

"My Old Friend: Celebrating George Duke" - Al Jarreau (Concord)

"Up" - Stanley Clarke (Mack Avenue Records)

Gospel Album - (Traditional or Contemporary)

"Duets" - Donnie McClurkin (RCA Inspiration)

"Help" - Erica Campbell (My Block Inc./eOne Music)

"I Will Trust" - Fred Hammond (RCA Inspiration)

"Journey To Freedom" - Michelle Williams (eOne Music)

"Where My Heart Belongs" - Gladys Knight (Shadow Mountain Records)

Music Video

"i" - Kendrick Lamar (TDE/Interscope)

"It's You" - KEM (Motown - Capitol)

"Love Never Felt So Good" - Michael Jackson feat. Justin Timberlake (Epic Records)

"Pretty Hurts" - Beyoncé (Columbia Records)

"You & I (Nobody in the World)" - John Legend (Columbia Records)


"Good Kisser" - Usher (RCA Records)

"i" - Kendrick Lamar (TDE/Interscope)

"Pretty Hurts" - Beyoncé (Columbia Records)

"The Man" - Aloe Blacc (Interscope Records)

"We Are Here" - Alicia Keys (RCA Records)


"Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics" - Aretha Franklin (RCA Records)

"Beyoncé Platinum Edition" - Beyoncé (Columbia Records)

"G I R L" - Pharrell Williams (Columbia Records)

"JHUD" - Jennifer Hudson (RCA Records)

"Love, Marriage & Divorce" - Toni Braxton & Babyface (Def Jam Recordings)


Read the full list here.

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