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Method Man Earns Two NAACP Image Award Acting Nominations

Method Man Earns Two NAACP Image Award Acting Nominations

Published Tue, January 17, 2023 at 10:37 AM EST

Method Man has earned two acting nominations from the NAACP Image Awards. The Hip-Hop legend is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture for On the Come Up (directed by Sanaa Lathan and featuring music from Rapsody) and he's also nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for his work on Power Book II: Ghost.

This year, there are also a number of music artists who were nominated in the motion picture categories, including Janelle Monáe, nominated for outstanding supporting actress in a motion picture for her fantastic turn in Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery (Netflix); Ledisi, nominated for her breakthrough performance in a motion picture for Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story; and Yola, nominated in that same category for Elvis. On the television front, there were also a number of music stars nominated for their acting work. Along with Meth, Queen Latifah (The Equalizer), Donald Glover (Atlanta), Willow Smith (Red Table Talk), Jennifer Hudson (The Jennifer Hudson Show), and Zendaya (Euphoria) all earned nominations for their work.

Voting is now open to determine the winners at Voting closes on Feb. 10. Winners will be revealed during the 54th NAACP Image Awards telecast on Feb. 25 on BET. NAACP will also recognize winners in non-televised categories Feb. 20-24, streaming on

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