50 Cent Announcing NAACP Award Nods

Curtis along with actress Kimberly Elise announced the nominees of the 42nd annual NAACP Image Awards yesterday at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, CA. The ceremony airs March 4 on FOX at 8pm. Red carpet footage and list of nominees after the jump.


Outstanding New Artist
Bruno Mars
Jason Derulo
Nicki Minaj
Willow Smith

Outstanding Male Artist
Cee Lo Green
Kanye West

Outstanding Female Artist
Chrisette Michele
Corinne Bailey Rae
Mary J. Blige

Outstanding Duo, Group, or Collaboration
Diddy-Dirty Money
Eminem & Rihanna
Herbie Hancock (feat. India.Arie, Chaka Khan, and others)
John Legend and The Roots
The Black Eyed Peas

Outstanding Music Video
“Fistful of Tears” – Maxwell
“Soldier of Love” – Sade
“Un-thinkable (I’m Ready)” – Alicia Keys
“Whip My Hair” – Willow Smith
“Why Don’t You Love Me” – Beyoncé

Outstanding Song
“Bittersweet” – Fantasia
“Fistful of Tears” – Maxwell
“Forget You” – Cee-Lo Green
“Soldier of Love” – Sade
“Un-thinkable (I’m Ready)” – Alicia Keys

Outstanding Album
My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy – Kanye West
Now and Then – Smokey Robinson
Raymond v. Raymond – Usher
Soldier of Love – Sade
Wake Up! – John Legend and The Roots

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  • meezy

    NAACP Image Awards? Say what?

  • so willow smith only needed one song out to be considered an outstanding new artist. smh

  • ZoomZoomDad-Otis

    Curtis is doing big things for 2011. Kimberly Elise is looking good.

  • Cam

    50+NAACP= Thurgood Marshall doing backflips in the grave. lol

  • Toya

    Why am I so positive that Willow Smith will win best new artist? Oh, right.

    lol It would be funny to see all the “anti- white man” people flip out if Em came out to accept the best collaboration award.

  • eyman

    why is 50 doing this?

  • wickwickwack

    it has to hurt to do this and not be nominated …when jay is

    2011 will be interesting for gunit


    He cant talk worth shit…………!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Belize

    What bout Em? But Willow Smith gets nominated in practically every group for one song? Looks wack.

  • Lil Wayne

    ^^You wack lil neggro dont hate on ya hertiage belize a wack ass country 2 girls dont know how 2 give good head like brazillian bitch soo woop

  • So say goodbye to the N-double-A-C-P award / Goodbye to the India Arie award / They’d rather give me the nigga-please award

  • After one song willow gets nominated for outstanding artist! Smh,i agree with who ever said that.Also,i cant believe they didnt nominate j.cole for outstanding new artist!All his songs are awsome!