NAACP Image Awards 2014, le nomination: Bruno Mars e Justin Timberlake candidati

Come ogni anno, ecco annunciati i finalisti delle singole categorie

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NAACP è la sigla dell'associazione per i diritti civili "National Association for the Advancement of Colored People" (tradotto letteralmente, in italiano, 'Associazione nazionale per la promozione delle persone di colore') Nel 2014 si celebra il 45esimo anniversario della NAACP Image Awards e proprio nelle scorse ore sono stati annunciati i finalisti nelle diverse categorie in gara.

Vengono premiati e candidati personaggi chiavi del 2013, della televisione alla letteratura. E noi di Soundsblog, ovviamente, vi riportiamo le nomination musicali, a seguire. Tra i nomi spiccano sicuramente quello di Bruno Mars, John Legend e Justin Timberlake, tra i protagonisti degli ultimi dodici mesi

Outstanding New Artist

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

Outstanding Male Artist

Bruno Mars (Atlantic Records)
Charlie Wilson (RCA Records)
John Legend (Columbia Records)
Justin Timberlake (RCA Records)
Robin Thicke (Star Trak/Interscope)

Outstanding Female Artist

Beyoncé (Columbia Records)
India.Arie (Motown Records)
Janelle Monáe (Bad Boy/Atlantic)
Ledisi (Verve Records)
Mary J Blige (Verve Records/Interscope)

Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration

"#Beautiful" - Mariah Carey feat. Miguel (Island Def Jam)
"Blurred Lines" - Robin Thicke feat. T.I. & Pharrell (Star Trak/Interscope)
"Fire We Make" - Alicia Keys feat. Maxwell (RCA Records)
"Hurt You" - Toni Braxton feat. Babyface (Motown Records)
"Suit & Tie" - Justin Timberlake feat. Jay-Z (RCA Records)

Outstanding Jazz Album

"Summer Horns" - Dave Koz, Gerald Albright, Mindi Abair, Richard Elliot (Concord Records)
"The Beat" - Boney James (Concord Records)
"The Messenger" - Kevin Eubanks (Mack Avenue Records)
"The Morning After: A Musical Love Journey" - Najee (Shanachie)
"The Songs of Stevie Wonder" - SFJAZZ Collective (SFJAZZ Records)

Outstanding Gospel Album - (Traditional or Contemporary)

"20 Year Celebration Volume 1 - Best For Last" - Donald Lawrence (Quietwater Entertainment/eOne Music)
"Azusa: The Next Generation" - Hezekiah Walker (RCA Inspiration)
"Best Days Deluxe Edition" - Tamela Mann (Tillymann Music)
"Good God" - Shirley Caesar (eOne Music)
"Music From the Motion Picture Black Nativity" - Various (RCA Inspiration)

Outstanding World Music Album

"Coming from a Lady" - Lady Ele (13 Black Records)
"Live At The Royal Albert Hall" - Emeli Sande (Capitol)
"Natalie Cole en Español" - Natalie Cole (Verve Records)
"Sing To The Moon" - Laura Mvula (Columbia Records)
"The Standards" - Gloria Estefan (Masterworks)

Outstanding Music Video

"Cocoa Butter" - India.Arie (Motown Records)
"Fire We Make" - Alicia Keys feat. Maxwell (RCA Records)
"Made To Love" - John Legend (Columbia Records)
"Q.U.E.E.N." - Janelle Monáe feat. Erykah Badu (Bad Boy/Atlantic)
"Treasure" - Bruno Mars (Atlantic Records)

Outstanding Song

"All Of Me" - John Legend (Columbia Records)
"Blurred Lines " - Robin Thicke feat. T.I. & Pharrell (Star Trak/Interscope)
"Fire We Make" - Alicia Keys feat. Maxwell (RCA Records)
"Q.U.E.E.N." - Janelle Monáe feat. Erykah Badu (Bad Boy/Atlantic)
"Treasure" - Bruno Mars (Atlantic Records)

Outstanding Album

"20/20 Experience - The Complete Experience" - Justin Timberlake (RCA Records)
"Blurred Lines" - Robin Thicke (Star Trak/Interscope)
"Love In The Future" - John Legend (Columbia Records)
"Love, Charlie" - Charlie Wilson (RCA Records)
"The Electric Lady" - Janelle Monáe (Bad Boy/Atlantic)

Via | Hollywood Reporter

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