February 17th, 2019

Donald Glover gets 5 nominations for NAACP Image Awards

By The Associated Press on February 13, 2019.

PASADENA, Calif. – Coming off a big night at the Grammys, Donald Glover and his alter-ego Childish Gambino have been nominated for five NAACP Image Awards.

Glover is nominated for his acting and directing on “Atlanta,” and Childish Gambino got three nominations on the music side. Glover won four Grammy Awards including record and song of the year on Sunday night.

The nominees were announced Wednesday at the Television Critics Association winter meeting in Pasadena, Calif.

“Black Panther” was nominated for 14 awards, with star Chadwick Boseman and director Ryan Coogler nominated for entertainer of the year along with Beyonce, LeBron James and Regina King.

The 50th NAACP Image Awards honouring entertainers and writers of colour will be held March 30 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood and aired live on TV One.

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