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U tops NAACP awards noms with 14

CBS leads TV networks with 19

Universal Pictures topped the nominations Wednesday for the motion picture category in the NAACP Image Awards.

U nabbed a total 14 noms, including three of the five top pic nominees: “Life,” “The Best Man” and “Hurricane,” the Denzel Washington starrer due for a January release.

Warner Bros. was second with five noms. Twentieth Century Fox was nominated three times, while Paramount picked up two nods.

“The Steve Harvey Show,” now in its fourth season on the WB, received a total of five nominations, including comedy series and actor in a comedy series.

CBS leads all networks with a total 19 nominations. Following are ABC (15), HBO (14), WB (12), NBC (10), and Fox with 6 nominations. Lifetime got three nominations, while BET, A&E and MTV came up with two nods each.

BMG topped the music nods, with its subsid Arista Records and Arista-distributed LaFace Records receiving a combined 11 nominations (Arista 7; LaFace 4).

Will Smith, Gladys Knight and Brian McKnight are among some of the honorees.

The Universal Music Group finished second with a total of 10 nominations, with six for MCA Records, three for Interscope and one for Motown.

Awarding will take place Feb. 11-12 at the Pasadena Civic Aud. Primetime telecast will air in spring on Fox.

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