Beyoncé, Alicia Keys, Drake, Big Sean among top nominees at NAACP Image Awards 2021

After leading the Grammy 2021 nominations, iconic singer Beyoncé received the most nominations of any artist in the music categories of NAACP Image Awards 2021 with six nods, including Outstanding Female Artist, Outstanding Music Video/Visual Album and Outstanding Soul/R&B Song.

From Hip-Hop and RnB genres, Alicia Keys is followed with four nominations. Drake, Big Sean and Jhené Aiko with three nods each.

Voting is now open in all categories. Winners will be announced during the two-hour ceremony, airing live across ViacomCBS Networks on Saturday, March 27, at 8 p.m.

You can check out full nominations and vote after the jump below!

OUTSTANDING NEW ARTIST
Chika – “High Rises”
Doja Cat – “Say So”
D Smoke – “Black Habits”
Giveon – “When It’s All Said And Done”
Skip Marley – “Higher Place”

OUTSTANDING MALE ARTIST
Big Sean – Detroit 2
Black Thought – Streams of Thought, Vol. 3: Cane & Able
Charlie Wilson – All of My Love
Drake – “Laugh Now, Cry Later
John Legend – Bigger Love

OUTSTANDING FEMALE ARTIST
Beyoncé – “Black Parade”
H.E.R. – “I Can’t Breathe”
Jazmine Sullivan – “Lost One”
Ledisi – “Anything For You”
Alicia Keys – Alicia

OUTSTANDING MUSIC VIDEO/VISUAL ALBUM
“I Can’t Breathe” – H.E.R.
“Anything for You” – Ledisi
Black Is King – Beyoncé
“Brown Skin Girl” – Beyoncé feat WizKid, SAINt JHN, Blue Ivy Carter
“Do It” – Chloe x Halle

OUTSTANDING ALBUM
Alicia – Alicia Keys
b7 – Brandy
Bigger Love – John Legend
Chilombo – Jhené Aiko
The Wild Card – Ledisi

OUTSTANDING SOUNDTRACK/COMPILATION ALBUM
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (Music from the Netflix Film) – Branford Marsalis
Insecure: Music from the HBO Original Series – Various Artists
Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey – Various Artists
Soul Original Motion Picture Soundtrack – Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, Jon Batiste and Tom MacDougall
The First Ladies of Gospel: The Clark Sisters Biopic Soundtrack – Donald Lawrence

OUTSTANDING GOSPEL/CHRISTIAN ALBUM
Chosen Vessel – Marvin Sapp
Gospel According to PJ – PJ Morton
I Am – Koryn Hawthorne
Kierra – Kierra Sheard
The Return – The Clark Sisters

OUTSTANDING GOSPEL/CHRISTIAN SONG
“All in His Plan” – PJ Morton
“Never Lost” – CeCe Winans
“Something Has To Break” – Kierra Sheard feat. Tasha Cobbs-Leonard
“Strong God” – Kirk Franklin
“Touch from You” – Tamela Mann

OUTSTANDING JAZZ ALBUM – INSTRUMENTAL
Be Water – Christian Sands
Music From and Inspired By Soul – Jon Batiste
Omega – Immanuel Wilkins
Reciprocity – George Burton
The Iconoclast – Barry Stephenson

OUTSTANDING JAZZ ALBUM – VOCAL
Donny Duke and Wonder – Nathan Mitchell
Holy Room – Live at Alte Oper – Somi
Pulling Off The Covers – Mike Phillips
Stronger – Jeff Bradshaw
The Eddy (From The Netflix Original Series) – The Eddy

OUTSTANDING SOUL/R&B SONG
“I Can’t Breathe” – H.E.R.
“Anything For You” – Ledisi
“B.S.” feat. H.E.R – Jhené Aiko
“Black Parade” – Beyoncé
“Do It” – Chloe x Halle

OUTSTANDING HIP HOP/RAP SONG
“Deep Reverence” feat. Nipsey Hussle – Big Sean
“Savage Remix” – Megan Thee Stallion feat. Beyoncé
“Cool Off” – Missy Elliott
“Laugh Now, Cry Later” – Drake
“Life Is Good” – Future & Drake

OUTSTANDING DUO, GROUP OR COLLABORATION (TRADITIONAL)
Alicia Keys feat. Jill Scott – “Jill Scott”
Chloe x Halle – “Wonder What She Thinks Of Me”
Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis feat. Babyface – “He Don’t Know Nothin’ Bout It”
Kem feat. Toni Braxton – “Live Out Your Love”
Ledisi and PJ Morton – “Anything For You”

OUTSTANDING DUO, GROUP OR COLLABORATION (CONTEMPORARY)
Alicia Keys feat. Khalid – “So Done”
Big Sean feat. Nipsey Hussle – “Deep Reverence”
Chloe x Halle – “Do It”
Jhené Aiko feat. H.E.R. – “B.S.”
Megan Thee Stallion feat. Beyoncé – “Savage Remix”

OUTSTANDING INTERNATIONAL SONG
“Blessed” – Buju Banton
“Lockdown” – Original Koffee
“Pressure (Remix)” – Original Koffee feat. Buju Banton
“Tanana” – Davido feat. Tiwa Savage
“Temptation” – Tiwa Savage

OUTSTANDING PRODUCER OF THE YEAR
Donald Lawrence
Hit-Boy
Jathan Wilson
Sean Keys
TM88

VOTING IS AVAILABLE HERE.

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