The NAACP Image Award nominations for 2021 have been announced, and Apple racked up 11 nominations for Apple TV+ movies and TV shows.
The awards honor music, movies, books, media and content that uplifts and informs the Black experience. The NAACP [National Association for the Advancement of Colored People] Image Awards will be announced on Saturday, March 27.
Apple won nominations in the following categories:
- Outstanding Talk Series: “The Oprah Conversation”
- Outstanding Animated Series: “Central Park”
- Outstanding Variety Show: “Verzuz”
- Outstanding Independent Motion Picture: The Banker
- Outstanding Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture: The Banker
- Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture: Anthony Mackie, “The Banker”
- Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture: Nia Long, “The Banker”
- Outstanding Writing in A comedy Series: Lee Eisenberg, Kumail Nanjiani, Emily V. Gordon, “Little America,” “The Rock”
- Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series: Rajiv Joseph, “Little America,” “The Manager”
- Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series: Jessica Lamour, “Little Voice”,” “Love Hurts”
- Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series: Aurora Guerrero, “Little America,” “The Jaguar”