January 12, 2006 03:58:57 GMT
"Everybody Hates Chris" was at the top of the heap at Tuesday's NAACP Image Award nominations, up for five trophies
The 37th annual NAACP Image Awards nominations announced Tuesday Jan 10 was dominated by UPN series "Everybody Hates Chris" which was up for five trophies including that of Outstanding Comedy Series, Actor in a Comedy Series for Tyler James Williams, Actress in a Comedy Series for Tichina Arnold, Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for Terry Crews and Director of a Comedy Series for Ken Whittingham. The set, chronicling the semi-fictionalized childhood of Chris Rock, tied Fox's "The Bernie Mac Show" and UPN's "Half & Half" for most nominations in the comedy series categories.
In the meantime, Kanye West, Alicia Keys and Mariah Carey earned four nominations each, including Best Song and Album. Apart, drama mystery flick "Crash" topped the movie category with six nominations, including Outstanding Motion Picture, Supporting Actress for Thandie Newton and Supporting Actor for Don Cheadle, Larenz Tate and Terrence Howard, who also was up for Outstanding Actor for the rap drama "Hustle & Flow." The full list of nominees can be found online at naacpimageawards.net. Find out the winner on Feb. 25 when the event will be presented at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium and taped for broadcast on Mar. 3 on Fox.