HomeABC EntertainmentJennifer Hudson, Lil Nas X, Megan Thee Stallion, Regina King, Tiffany Haddish nominated for NAACP Image Awards Entertainer of the YearJennifer Hudson, Lil Nas X, Megan Thee Stallion, Regina King, Tiffany Haddish nominated for NAACP Image Awards Entertainer of the YearTue, January 18, 2022 by ABC NewsSHARE NOW Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NAACP Image AwardsJennifer Hudson, Lil Nas X, Megan Thee Stallion, Regina King and Tiffany Haddish were announced Tuesday as the nominees for the NAACP Image Awards Entertainer of the Year.The Harder They Fall starring King received nine nominations, including Outstanding Motion Picture. In the television category, black-ish is up for eight awards, including Outstanding Comedy Series.In music, H.E.R., Drake, Chlöe and Jazmine Sullivan each received four nominations.Anthony Anderson will host the 2022 NAACP Image Awards Saturday, February 26 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on BET.Here’s a partial list of NAACP Image Award nominees:ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR Jennifer Hudson Lil Nas X Megan Thee Stallion Regina King Tiffany HaddishMOTION PICTURE CATEGORIESOutstanding Motion PictureJudas and the Black MessiahKing RichardRespectThe Harder They FallThe United States vs. Billie HolidayOutstanding Actor in a Motion Picture Denzel Washington – The Tragedy of Macbeth Jonathan Majors – The Harder They Fall LaKeith Stanfield – Judas and the Black Messiah Mahershala Ali – Swan Song Will Smith – King RichardOutstanding Actress in a Motion Picture Andra Day – The United States vs. Billie Holiday Halle Berry – Bruised Jennifer Hudson – Respect Tessa Thompson – Passing Zendaya – Malcolm & MarieOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture Algee Smith – Judas and the Black Messiah Daniel Kaluuya – Judas and the Black Messiah Delroy Lindo – The Harder They Fall Idris Elba – The Harder They Fall LaKeith Stanfield – The Harder They FallOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture Aunjanue Ellis – King Richard Audra McDonald – Respect Danielle Deadwyler – The Harder They Fall Dominique Fishback – Judas and the Black Messiah Regina King – The Harder They FallTELEVISION + STREAMING CATEGORIESOutstanding Comedy Seriesblack-ishHarlemInsecureRun the WorldThe UpshawsOutstanding Actor in a Comedy Series Anthony Anderson – black-ish Cedric the Entertainer – The Neighborhood Don Cheadle – Black Monday Elisha “EJ” Williams – The Wonder Years Jay Ellis – InsecureOutstanding Actress in a Comedy Series Issa Rae – Insecure Loretta Devine – Family Reunion Regina Hall – Black Monday Tracee Ellis Ross – black-ish Yvonne Orji – InsecureOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Andre Braugher – Brooklyn Nine-Nine Deon Cole – black-ish Kenan Thompson – Saturday Night Live Kendrick Sampson – Insecure Laurence Fishburne – black-ishOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Amanda Seales – Insecure Jenifer Lewis – black-ish Marsai Martin – black-ish Natasha Rothwell – Insecure Wanda Sykes – The UpshawsOutstanding Drama Series9-1-1All AmericanGodfather of HarlemPoseQueen SugarOutstanding Actor in a Drama Series Billy Porter – Pose Damson Idris – Snowfall Forest Whitaker – Godfather of Harlem Kofi Siriboe – Queen Sugar Sterling K. Brown – This Is UsOutstanding Actress in a Drama Series Angela Bassett – 9-1-1 Dawn-Lyen Gardner – Queen Sugar Octavia Spencer – Truth Be Told Queen Latifah – The Equalizer Rutina Wesley – Queen SugarOutstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Alex R. Hibbert – The Chi Cliff “Method Man” Smith – Power Book II: Ghost Daniel Ezra – All American Giancarlo Esposito – Godfather of Harlem Joe Morton – Our Kind of PeopleOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series Alfre Woodard – SEE Bianca Lawson – Queen Sugar Chandra Wilson – Grey’s Anatomy Mary J. Blige – Power Book II: Ghost Susan Kelechi Watson – This Is UsOutstanding Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic SpecialColin in Black & WhiteGenius: ArethaLove LifeRobin Roberts Presents: MahaliaThe Underground RailroadOutstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special Anthony Mackie – Solos Jaden Michael – Colin in Black & White Kevin Hart – True Story Wesley Snipes – True Story William Jackson Harper – Love LifeOutstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special Betty Gabriel – Clickbait Cynthia Erivo – Genius: Aretha Danielle Brooks – Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia Jodie Turner-Smith – Anne Boleyn Taraji P. Henson – Annie Live!Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special Courtney B. Vance – Genius: Aretha Keith David – Black as Night Tituss Burgess – Annie Live! Will Catlett – True Story William Jackson Harper – The Underground RailroadOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special Anika Noni Rose – Maid Natasha Rothwell – The White Lotus Pauletta Washington – Genius: Aretha Regina Hall – Nine Perfect Strangers Sheila Atim – The Underground RailroadRECORDING CATEGORIESOutstanding New Artist Cynthia Erivo Jimmie Allen Saweetie Tems Zoe WeesOutstanding Male Artist Anthony Hamilton Drake Givēon J. Cole Lil Nas XOutstanding Female Artist H.E.R. Ari Lennox Beyoncé Chlöe Jazmine SullivanOutstanding Music Video/Visual Album “Best Friend” – Saweetie feat. Doja Cat “Essence” – Wizkid feat. Tems “Fye Fye” – Tobe Nwigwe feat. Fat Nwigwe “Have Mercy” – Chlöe “Leave the Door Open” – Silk SonicOutstanding AlbumAn Evening with Silk Sonic – Silk SonicBack of My Mind – H.E.R.Certified Lover Boy – DrakeHeaux Tales – Jazmine SullivanWhen It’s All Said and Done… Take Time – GivēonOutstanding Soul/R&B Song “Damage” – H.E.R. “Be Alive” – Beyoncé “Have Mercy” – Chlöe “Leave the Door Open” – Silk Sonic “Pick Up Your Feelings” – Jazmine SullivanOutstanding Hip Hop/Rap Song “Best Friend” – Saweetie feat. Doja Cat “Fye Fye” – Tobe Nwigwe feat. Fat Nwigwe “Industry Baby” – Lil Nas X feat. Jack Harlow “My Life” – J. Cole with 21 Savage and Morray “Way 2 Sexy” – DrakeOutstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration (Traditional) Anthony Hamilton feat. Jennifer Hudson – “Superstar” Chlöe x Halle – “Georgia on My Mind” Jazmine Sullivan feat. H.E.R. – “Girl Like Me” Leela James feat. Anthony Hamilton – “Complicated” (Remix) Silk Sonic – “Leave the Door Open”Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration (Contemporary) Chris Brown feat. Young Thug, Future, Lil Durk and Latto – “Go Crazy” (Remix) Doja Cat feat. SZA – “Kiss Me More” Drake feat. Future & Young Thug – “Way 2 Sexy” H.E.R. feat. Chris Brown – “Come Through” Tobe Nwigwe feat. Fat Nwigwe – “Fye Fye”Copyright © 2022, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.