45th Annual NAACP Image Award Nominees Announced



The nominees for the 45th Annual NAACP Image Awards were announced today. Several daytime stars from The Young and the Restless, The Bold and the Beautiful, and General Hospital are up for Best Actor and Actress in a Daytime Drama Series. Check out if your favorite actor or actress made the cut after the jump!


Best Actress in A Daytime Drama Series

Tatyana Ali, The Young and the Restless
Christel Khalil, The Young and the Restless
Karla Mosley, The Bold and the Beautiful
Angel Conwell, The Young and the Restless
Kristolyn Lloyd, The Bold and the Beautiful

Best Actor in A Daytime Drama Series

Kristoff St. John, The Young and the Restless
Aaron D. Spears, The Bold and the Beautiful
Redaric Wiliams, The Young and the Restless
Tequan Richmond, General Hospital
Lawrence Saint-Victor, The Bold and the Beautiful
 


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Patchworks's picture
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Okay, Tatyana may win, but this year, she may actually deserve it. Her one scene with Devon regarding their breakup showed way more depth than I saw from the silly blogger story or the B&B stories.

As for the gentlemen, I actually believe that Tequan Richmond should win, even though his character on GH can be annoying.

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Out of these choices? Tequan Richmond and Karla Mosley.

Even though the storylines for Karla Mosley have been quite bad, she has come off as pretty natural and made me root for her over the evil Caroline. Although now that the character is back together with Carter, it's a snoozefest.

Angell Conwell has been horrificly uninspiring IMO since she was upped to contract. She, like Jessica Collins, worked best as a sidebar character, a powerful lawyer who gets things done.

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I agree, Yoryla. I want to enjoy Karla Mosley and Angell Conwell more, but I feel that they are not giving me much to work with. Maybe it's the writting. Perhaps they are not being given opportunities to show us what they are working with.

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I'll go with Kristoff and Angel.

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Since the NAACP Awards are a POC popularity contest Tatyana Ali is likely to win because everyone still thinks about her as Ashley Banks. If CK wins it is because she is only other actress on the list the NAACP knows. Basically the winner is going to come from Y&R. Make no bones about it.

As for the brotha's on the list, Arron D Spears was hardly on B&B in 2013, but than again nominating committee members don't care about soaps, just who is popular and he made the list for starring in a BET miniseries with Gabrielle Union. Basically name recognition makes up for him.

What I do notice is aside from Kristoff, the brotha's on this list are the way a black man should be cast on a soap. They are 'broth-man brotha's.' They have that certain swag about them. Which was thoroughly missing on Days with their 2 versions of Cameron (Jay Leno's biracial son and then the Saved By The Bell's casting reject...)

As for who will win? Kristoff. NAACP voters don't watch any other soaps so he'll win. Though they might surprise us with Shemar Moore Jr. aka Redrick.

Yet if you were basing these nominees off of screentime in comparison to Bopunlarity (Black Hollywood popularity) it would be slightly different.

Best Actress in A Daytime Drama Series

Christel Khalil, The Young and the Restless
Samantha Logan, General Hospital
Mishael Morgan, The Young and the Restless
Karla Mosley, The Bold and the Beautiful
Angel Conwell, The Young and the Restless

Best Actor in A Daytime Drama Series

Kristoff St. John, The Young and the Restless
Nathan Owens, Days of Our Lives
Redaric Wiliams, The Young and the Restless
Tequan Richmond, General Hospital
Lawrence Saint-Victor, The Bold and the Beautiful

Now I will give JFP some credit she does have the diversity thing going on and knows her audience well from that standpoint. And what I am about to say could apply to all soaps at one point and time or now.

But do you have to pass the 'brown paper bag test' to get a role on a soap? Because it seems like though the casting breaking downs will say 'black male or female (insert age rage here) what they really are saying is light skinned or bi-racial applicants need apply only.

And while most black people are no "redbones" they sure seem to continue to cast that way on Y&R.

And the 90's represented the real diversity in how black people look. As I feel like I am surprised when I see an actual casting of someone who Tonya Lee Williams or James Reynolds shade of black anymore.

Takes me back to Generations which was a true representation of African Americans: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gqy_OobAXX8

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I wouldn't vote for Redaric Williams for dog catcher, oh wait, maybe I would. It would be a good position for him, since he sure isn't an actor, nor is Lily.