Donald Glover Gets 5 Nominations for NAACP Awards
After a big night at the Grammys, Donald Glover and his alter-ego were nominated for five NAACP Image Awards on Wednesday.Glover is nominated for his acting and directing on Atlanta. The FX show itself is nominated for best comedy series. On the music side, Childish Gambino is nominated for top male performer, and his song “This Is America” is nominated for best video and song. Glover won four Grammys including record and song of the year on Sunday night. The nominees were announced Wednesday at the Television Critics Association winter meeting by Black Panther actor Winston Duke and Dear White People actress Logan Browning, both of whom learned as they made the announcements that they received nominations.
Black Panther was nominated for 14 awards, with star Chadwick Boseman and director Ryan Coogler nominated for entertainer of the year. The film was also nominated for best motion picture along with BlacKkKlansman, Crazy Rich Asians, If Beale Street Could Talk and The Hate U Give.