Zendaya, China McClain & Ariana Grande Land NAACP Image Award Nominations


zendaya-chinamcclain-010914The nominees for the 45th annual Image Awards were announced this morning and some of our favorites landed honors.

The awards show is set for February 22 and celebrates the accomplishments of people of color in film, TV, music and literature.

Ariana Grande will face off against Zendaya and more for Outstanding New Artist. Zendaya also scored a nomination for Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children’s Program along with China Anne McClain & Karan Brar. “A.N.T. Farm” also earned a nomination.

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

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Outstanding Performance in a Youth/ Children’s Program – (Series or Special)
• China Anne McClain – “A.N.T. Farm” (Disney Channel)
• Eric I. Keyes, III – “Live Life and Win!” (Syndicated)
• Fatima Ptacek – “Dora the Explorer” (Nickelodeon)
• Karan Brar – “Jessie” (Disney Channel)
• Zendaya – “Shake It Up” (Disney Channel)

Outstanding Children’s Program
• “2013 HALO Awards” (Nickelodeon/TeenNick)
• “A.N.T. Farm” (Disney Channel)
• “Dora the Explorer” (Nickelodeon)
• “Postcards: Mandela” (The Africa Channel)
• “Wynton Marsalis: A YoungArts MasterClass” (HBO)

The NAACP Image Awards will air live on February 22 on TVOne.