Music Stars At The 45th Annual NAACP Image Awards

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The 45th Annual NAACP Image Awards will air this Saturday February 22nd  at 9 pm on TV One. Awards will be handed out in the various fields of Television, Recording, Motion Pictures and Literature. John Legend, Janelle Monae and Robin Thicke lead the pack with 4 nominations each, Bruno Mars, Alicia Keys and Justin Timberlake follow with 3 apiece and Ol’ School R&B Artist Charlie Wilson has 2. Tune in Saturday night and see who goes home a winner. Below are the nominees in the major categories of the Recording Awards.  

Outstanding New Artist

  • Ariana Grande (Republic Records)
  • Candice Glover (19 Recordings/Interscope Records)
  • K. Michelle (Atlantic Records)
  • RaVaughn Brown (Columbia Records)
  • Zendaya (Hollywood Records)

Outstanding Male Artist

  • Bruno Mars (Atlantic Records)
  • Charlie Wilson (RCA Records)
  • John Legend (Columbia Records)
  • Justin Timberlake (RCA Records)
  • Robin Thicke (Star Trak/Interscope)

Outstanding Female Artist

  • Beyoncé (Columbia Records)
  • India.Arie (Motown Records)
  • Janelle Monáe (Bad Boy/Atlantic)
  • Ledisi (Verve Records)
  • Mary J Blige (Verve Records/Interscope)

Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration

  • “#Beautiful” – Mariah Carey feat. Miguel (Island Def Jam)
  • “Blurred Lines” – Robin Thicke feat. T.I. & Pharrell (Star Trak/Interscope)
  • “Fire We Make” – Alicia Keys feat. Maxwell (RCA Records)
  • “Hurt You” – Toni Braxton feat. Babyface (Motown Records)
  • “Suit & Tie” – Justin Timberlake feat. Jay-Z (RCA Records)

Outstanding Music Video

  • “Cocoa Butter” – India.Arie (Motown Records)
  • “Fire We Make” – Alicia Keys feat. Maxwell (RCA Records)
  • “Made To Love” – John Legend (Columbia Records)
  • “Q.U.E.E.N.” – Janelle Monáe feat. Erykah Badu (Bad Boy/Atlantic)
  • “Treasure” – Bruno Mars (Atlantic Records)

Outstanding Song

  • “All Of Me” – John Legend (Columbia Records)
  • “Blurred Lines ” – Robin Thicke feat. T.I. & Pharrell (Star Trak/Interscope)
  • “Fire We Make” – Alicia Keys feat. Maxwell (RCA Records)
  • “Q.U.E.E.N.” – Janelle Monáe feat. Erykah Badu (Bad Boy/Atlantic)
  • “Treasure” – Bruno Mars (Atlantic Records)

Outstanding Album

  • “20/20 Experience – The Complete Experience” – Justin Timberlake (RCA Records)
  • “Blurred Lines” – Robin Thicke (Star Trak/Interscope)
  • “Love In The Future” – John Legend (Columbia Records)
  • “Love, Charlie” – Charlie Wilson (RCA Records)
  • “The Electric Lady” – Janelle Monáe (Bad Boy/Atlantic)

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