Chloe x Halle React to Receiving Four NAACP Image Awards Noms

by Shine My Crown Staff

The nominations for the 2021 NAACP Image Awards were announced on this week and Chloe x Halle were ecstatic to learn that they had been nominated for four awards.

“thank you @naacpimageaward for the 4 nominations Loudly crying faceLoudly crying faceLoudly crying face omggg,” the tweeted along with six red heart emojis, “so grateful.”

Neo-soul singer was not far behind, landing an impressive five nominations, while Alicia Keys matched Chloe x Halle’s four nods.

Beyoncé racked up the most nominations with a whopping six nods, followed by Ledisi with five, and H.E.R., Chloe x Halle and Alicia Keys, with four each.

Below is the full list of nominees:

Outstanding soul/R&B song:
“I Can’t Breathe,” H.E.R. (RCA Records/MBK Entertainment)
“Anything For You,” Ledisi (Listen Back Entertainment/BMG)
“B.S.” feat. H.E.R, Jhené Aiko (Def Jam Recordings)
“Black Parade,” Beyoncé (Columbia Records/Parkwood)
“Do It,” Chloe x Halle (Columbia Records/Parkwood)

Outstanding hip hop/rap song:
“Deep Reverence,” feat. Nipsey Hussle, Big Sean (Brand Nu/eOne)
“Savage” Remix, Megan Thee Stallion feat. Beyoncé (300 Entertainment / 1501 Certified Ent. LLC)
“Cool Off,” Missy Elliott (Atlantic Records)
“Laugh Now, Cry Later,” Drake (Republic Records)
“Life Is Good,” Future & Drake (Epic Records)

Outstanding album:
Alicia, Alicia Keys (RCA Records)
b7, Brandy (Brand Nu/eOne)
Bigger Love, John Legend (Columbia Records)
Chilombo, Jhené Aiko (Def Jam Recordings)
The Wild Card, Ledisi (Listen Back Entertainment/BMG)

Outstanding music video/visual album:
“I Can’t Breathe,” H.E.R. (RCA Records/MBK Entertainment)
“Anything For You,” Ledisi (Listen Back Entertainment/BMG)
Black is King, Beyoncé (Columbia Records/Parkwood)
“Brown Skin Girl,” Beyoncé feat WizKid, SAINt JHN, Blu Ivy Carter (Columbia Records/ Parkwood)
“Do It,” Chloe x Halle (Columbia Records/Parkwood)

Outstanding male artist:
Big Sean, Detroit 2 (Def Jam Recordings/G.O.O.D Music)
Black Thought (Tariq Trotter), Streams of Thought, Vol. 3: Cane & Able (Republic Records)
Charlie Wilson, “All of My Love” (P Music Group/BMG)
Drake, “Laugh Now, Cry Later” (Republic Records)
John Legend, Bigger Love (Columbia Records)

Outstanding female artist:
Beyoncé, “Black Parade” (Columbia Records/Parkwood)
H.E.R., “I Can’t Breathe” (RCA Records/MBK Entertainment)
Jazmine Sullivan, “Lost One” (RCA Records)
Ledisi, “Anything For You” (Listen Back Entertainment/BMG)
Alicia Keys, Alicia (RCA Records)

Outstanding new artist:
Chika, “High Rises” (Warner Records)
Doja Cat, “Say So” (RCA Records/Kemosabe )
D Smoke, “Black Habits” (WoodWorks Records/Empire)
Giveon, “When It’s All Said And Done” (Epic Records)
Skip Marley, “Higher Place” (Island Records/Tuff Gong Records)

Outstanding duo, group or collaboration (traditional):
Alicia Keys feat. Jill Scott, “Jill Scott” (RCA Records)
Chloe x Halle, “Wonder What She Thinks Of Me” (Columbia Records/Parkwood)
Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis feat. Babyface, “He Don’t Know Nothin’ Bout It” (BMG)
Kem feat. Toni Braxton, “Live Out Your Love” (Motown Records)
Ledisi and PJ Morton, “Anything For You” (Listen Back Entertainment/BMG)

Outstanding duo, group or collaboration (contemporary):
Alicia Keys feat. Khalid, “So Done” (RCA Records)
Big Sean feat. Nipsey Hussle, “Deep Reverence” (Def Jam Recordings/G.O.O.D Music)
Chloe x Halle, “Do It” (Columbia Record/ Parkwood)
Jhené Aiko feat. H.E.R., “B.S.” (Def Jam Recordings)
Megan Thee Stallion feat. Beyoncé, “Savage Remix” (300 Entertainment / 1501 Certified Ent. LLC)

Outstanding soundtrack/compilation album:
Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom (Music from the Netflix Film), Branford Marsalis (Milan)
Insecure: Music from the HBO Original Series, Various Artists (Atlantic Records)
Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey, Various Artists (Atlantic Records )
Soul Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, Jon Batiste and Tom MacDougall (Walt Disney Records)
The First Ladies of Gospel: The Clark Sisters biopic soundtrack, Donald Lawrence (Relevé Entertainment)

Outstanding gospel/Christian album:
Chosen Vessel, Marvin Sapp (RCA Inspiration)
Gospel According to PJ, PJ Morton (Morton Inspiration / Tyscot Records)
I Am, Koryn Hawthorne (RCA Inspiration)
Kierra, Kierra Sheard (Karew/RCA Inspiration)
The Return, The Clark Sisters (Karew/Motown)

Outstanding gospel/Christian song:
“All in His Plan,” PJ Morton (Morton Inspiration / Tyscot Records)
“Never Lost,” CeCe Winans (Pure Springs Gospel)
“Something Has to Break,” Kierra Sheard feat. Tasha Cobbs-Leonard (Karew/RCA Inspiration)
“Strong God,” Kirk Franklin (Fo Yo Soul/RCA Records)
“Touch from You,” Tamela Mann (TillyMann Inc.)

Outstanding jazz album – instrumental:
Be Water, Christian Sands (Mack Avenue Music Group)
Music From and Inspired By Soul, Jon Batiste (Walt Disney Records)
Omega, Immanuel Wilkins (Blue Note Records)
Reciprocity, George Burton (Inner Circle Music)
The Iconoclast, Barry Stephenson (Independent)

Outstanding jazz album – vocal:
Donny Duke and Wonder, Nathan Mitchell (ENM Music Group)
Holy Room – Live at Alte Oper, Somi (Salon Africana)
Pulling Off the Covers, Mike Phillips (Sono Recording Group)
Stronger, Jeff Bradshaw (Bone Deep Enterprises)
The Eddy (From the Netflix Original Series), The Eddy (Arista Records)

Outstanding international song:
“Blessed,” Buju Banton (Roc Nation Records)
“Lockdown,” Original Koffee (Promise Land Recordings)
“Pressure” (Remix), Original Koffee feat. Buju Banton (Promise Land Recordings)
“Tanana,” Davido feat. Tiwa Savage (RCA Records/Sony Music U.K./Davido Worldwide Entertainment)
“Temptation,” Tiwa Savage (Motown Records)

Outstanding producer of the year:
Donald Lawrence
Jathan Wilson
Sean Keys

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