July 13, 2017
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The 2017 Emmy nominations were announced Thursday morning and with the exception of some our favorites like Insecure, Empire and The New Edition Story, the undisputed champions of black television (Regina King, Viola Davis, Tracee Ellis Ross, Thandie Newton) continue to reign supreme.
But we’ve GOT to give major props to Chance The Rapper (Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for the Christmas Song on SNL), Common (Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics), Snoop Dogg (Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program) and LL Cool J (Outstanding Structured Reality Program) as the only musicians nominated!
Check out the full list of OUR nominees below.
Lead Actress In A Drama Series
Viola Davis – How To Get Away With Murder
Lead Actor In A Drama Series
Sterling K. Brown – This Is Us
Lead Actress In A Comedy Series
Tracee Ellis Ross – Blackish
Lead Actor In A Comedy Series
Anthony Anderson – Blackish
Donald Glover – Atlanta
Outstanding Comedy Series
Supporting Actor In A Drama
Jeffrey Wright – Westworld
Supporting Actress In A Drama
Uzo Aduba – Orange Is The New Black
Thandie Newton – Westworld
Samira Wiley – The Handmaids Tale
Supporting Actres In A Comedy
Leslie Jones, Saturday Night Live
Supporting Actor In A Comedy
Tituss Burgess – The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Supporting Actor In A Limited Series or TV Movie
Michael Kenneth Williams, The Night Of
Supporting Actress In A Limited Series or TV Movie
Regina King, American Crime
Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy
Angela Bassett – Master of None
The 69th Annual Primetime Emmys hosted by Stephen Colbert are set to air on CBS on Sunday, September 18 in Los Angeles.