‘Steve Harvey’ tops Image Award noms

'Love' ties 'Titans' in film in NAACP kudo choices

“The Steve Harvey Show” proved the big winner Thursday morning as the National Assn. for the Advancement of Colored People announced its nominations for the 32nd annual Image Awards, to be held March 3 at the Universal Amphitheatre.

“Steve Harvey” scored seven noms in the television category, while “Love & Basketball” and “Remember the Titans” each nabbed five noms in the motion picture category. On the music side, Jill Scott and Yolanda Adams each landed four noms.

The kudofest, which will be broadcast March 9 on Fox, is undergoing several changes this year. Suzanne de Passe, an Oscar nominee for co-writing the “Lady Sings the Blues” screenplay and longtime TV exec, takes over as executive producer, replacing Hamilton Cloud. There’s also a venue change, as the Amphitheatre takes over from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, where the org held its kudofest for the past several years.

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Motion Picture
“Love & Basketball” (New Line)
“Men of Honor” (20th Century Fox)
“Remember the Titans” (Walt Disney Pictures)
“Shaft” (Paramount)
“The Original Kings of Comedy” (Paramount)

Actor in a Motion Picture
Cuba Gooding, Jr. “Men of Honor” (20th Century Fox)
Denzel Washington “Remember the Titans” (Walt Disney Pictures)
Omar Epps “Love & Basketball” (New Line)
Samuel L. Jackson “Shaft” (Paramount)
Will Smith “The Legend of Bagger Vance” (DreamWorks)

Actress in a Motion Picture
Angela Bassett “Boesman & Lena” (Kino International)
Jada Pinkett-Smith “Bamboozled” (Paramount)
Nia Long “Big Momma’s House” (20th Century Fox)
Sanaa Lathan “Love & Basketball” (New Line)
Vanessa L. Williams “Shaft” (Paramount)

Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Billy Dee Williams “The Visit” (Urbanworld Films)
Blair Underwood “Rules of Engagement” (Paramount)
Morgan Freeman “Nurse Betty” (USA Films)
Ving Rhames “Mission Impossible 2” (Paramount)
Wood Harris “Remember the Titans” (Walt Disney Pictures)

Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Alfre Woodard “Love & Basketball” (New Line)
Aunjanue Ellis “Men of Honor” (20th Century Fox)
Marla Gibbs “The Visit” (Urbanworld Films)
Nicole Ari Parker “Remember the Titans” (Walt Disney Pictures)
Thandie Newton “Mission Impossible 2” (Paramount)

Youth Actor/Actress
Aaron Meeks “Soul Food” (Showtime)
Craig Lamar Traylor “Malcolm in the Middle” (FOX)
Krysten Leigh Jones “Remember the Titans” (Walt Disney Pictures)
Kyla Pratt “Love & Basketball” (New Line)
Marcys T. Paulk “Moesha”(UPN)


Comedy Series
“For Your Love” (WB)
“The Hughleys” (UPN)
“The Jamie Foxx Show” (WB)
“The Parkers” (UPN)
“The Steve Harvey Show” (WB)

Actor in a Comedy Series
D.L. Hughley “The Hughleys” (ABC)
JAMIE FOXX “The Jamie Foxx Show” (WB)
Malcolm-Jamal Warner “Malcolm & Eddie” (UPN)
Robert Guillaume “Sports Night” (ABC)
Steve Harvey ”The Steve Harvey Show” (WB)

Actress in a Comedy Series
Brandy “Moesha” (UPN)
Elise Neal “The Hughleys” (ABC)
Holly Robinson Peete “For Your Love” (WB)
Mo’nique “The Parkers” (UPN)
Wendy Raquel Robinson “The Steve Harvey Show” (WB)

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Cedric “The Entertainer,” “The Steve Harvey Show” (WB)
John Henton “The Hughleys” (UPN)
Merlin Santana “The Steve Harvey Show” (WB)
Michael Boatman “Spin City” (ABC)
William Lee Scott “The Steve Harvey Show” (WB)

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Hattie Winston “Becker” (CBS)
Kim coles* “Frasier” (NBC)
Sandra Oh “Arli$$” (HBO)
Sheryl Lee Ralph “Moesha” (UPN)
Terri J. Vaughn “The Steve Harvey Show” (WB)

Drama Series
“Any Day Now” (Lifetime)
“City of Angels” (CBS)
“Gideon’s Crossing” (ABC)
“Soul Food” (Showtime)
“The Practice” (ABC)

Actor in a Drama Series
Andre Braugher “Gideon’s Crossing” (ABC)
Blair Underwood “City of Angels” (CBS)
Eriq La Salle “ER” (NBC)
Jesse L. Martin “Law & Order” (NBC)
Steven Harris “The Practice” (ABC)

Actress in a Drama Series
Della Reese “Touched by an Angel” (CBS)
Lorraine Toussaint “Any Day Now” (Lifetime)
Nicole Ari Parker “Soul Food” (Showtime)
S. Epatha Merkerson “Law & Order” (NBC)
Vanessa Williams “Soul Food” (Showtime)

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje “Oz” (HBO)
Bokeem Woodbine “City of Angels” (CBS)
Dule Hill “The West Wing” (NBC)
Hill Harper “City of Angels” (CBS)
Ossie Davis* “City of Angels” (CBS)

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Beah Richards* “The Practice” (ABC)
Irma P. Hall “Soul Food” (Showtime)
Loretta Devine “Boston Public” (FOX)
Marla Gibbs* “Touched by an Angel” (CBS)
Michael Michele “ER” (NBC)

Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
“A House Divided” (Showtime)
“Disappearing Acts” (HBO)
“Freedom Song” (TNT)
“Sally Hemings: An American Scandal” (CBS)
“The Corner” (HBO)

Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Specia
Charles S. Dutton “Deadlocked” (TNT)
Danny Glover “Freedom Song” (TNT)
Leon “Little Richard” (NBC)
Sean Nelson “The Corner” (HBO)
T.K. Carter “The Corner” (HBO)

Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
Alfre Woodard “Holiday Heart” (HBO)
Khandi Alexander “The Corner” (HBO)
Loretta Devine “Freedom Song” (TNT)Natalie Cole “Livin’ for Love: The Natalie Cole Story” (NBC)
Nia Long “If These Walls Could Talk 2” (HBO)

Actor in a Daytime Drama Series
Kristoff St. John “The Young & The Restless” (CBS)
Mathew St. Patrick “All My Children” (ABC)
Nathan Purdee “One Life To Live” (ABC)
Shemar Moore “The Young & The Restless” (CBS)
Timothy D. Stickney “One Life To Live” (ABC)

Actress in a Daytime Drama Series
Lynne Moody “General Hospital” (ABC)
Renee Jones “Days of Our Lives” (NBC)
Tonya Lee Williams “The Young & The Restless” (CBS)
Tracey Ross “Passions” (NBC)
Victoria Rowell “The Young & The Restless” (CBS)

Variety Series/Special
“BET 20th Anniversary Special” (BET)
“Mad TV” (FOX)
“The 6th Annual Walk of Fame: A Tribute to Luther Vandross ” (BET)
“The 14th Annual Essence Awards” (FOX)
“The Chris Rock Show” (HBO)

Performance in a Variety Series/Special
Audra McDonald “Audra McDonald In Concert” (PBS)
Chris Rock “The Chris Rock Show” (HBO)
D’Angelo “The 2000 MTV Movie Awards” (MTV)
Oprah Winfrey & Bill Cosby “The 14th Annual Essence Awards” (FOX)
Yolanda Adams “Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards” (Syndicated)

News, Talk or Information Series
“60 Minutes: Dikembe Mutombo” (CBS)
“Access Hollywood: Diversity In Hollywood” (Syndicated)
“Behind the Music: Tina Turner” (VH1)
“BET Tonight with Tavis SMiley: The Census – If We Get Missed, We Get Dissed” (BET)
“The Oprah Winfrey Show: Oprah’s Book Club – Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye” (Syndicated)

News, Talk or Information Special
“60 Minutes II Special: Death by Denial (AIDS in Africa)” (CBS)
“A&E’s Biography Special: Sally Hemings – Redefining History” (A&E)
“BET Tonight with Tavis Smiley Special: Black & Blue – A Town Hall Meeting in New York City (BET)
“Half Past Autumn: The Life & Works Of Gordon Parks” (HBO)
“The Greatest Boxer: Muhammed Ali” (The Learning Channel)

Youth or Children Series/Special
“Cousin Skeeter” (Nickelodeon)
“Dear America: Color Me Dark” (HBO)
“Little Bill” (Nickelodeon)
“Reading Rainbow” (PBS)
“The Color of Friendship” (Disney Channel)

Performance in a Youth or Children Series/Special
Alfre Woodard “The Wishing Tree” (Showtime)
Bill Cosby* “Little Bill” (Nickelodeon)
Levar Burton “Reading Rainbow” (PBS)
Ossie Davis “Finding Buck McHenry” (Showtime)
Ruby Dee * “Little Bill” (Nickelodeon)

Literary Work – Fiction
“For the Love of Money” (Simon & Schuster) by Omar Tyree
“Liar’s Game” (Dutton) By Eric Jerome Dickey
“Nappily Ever After” (Crown) by Trisha R. Thomas
“Temptation” (Warner) by Victoria Christopher Murray
“The Black Rose” (One World/Ballantine)by Tananarive Due with Alex Haley

Literary Work – Non-Fiction
“And Still We Rise” (William Morrow/HarperCollins) by Miles Corwin
“Don’t Make Me Stop This Car” (Scribner) by Al Roker
“I May Not Get There With You” (Free Press) by Michael Eric Dyson
“Lift Every Voice and Sing” (Random House) by Julian Bond & Sondra Kathryn Wilson
“The Debt” (Dutton) by Randall Robinson

Literary Work – Children’s
“Dancing in the Wings” (Dial Press/Penguin Putnam) by Debbie Allen, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
“Nikki Giovanni: Poet of the People” (Enslow Publishing) by Judith Josephson Pinkerton
“Shades of Black” (Scholastic Inc.) by Sandra Pinkney, Myles C. Pinkney (Photographer)
“Teens Can Make It Happen” (Fireside/Simon & Schuster) by Stedman Graham
“The Sound That Jazz Makes” (Walker) by Carole Boston Weatherford, Eric Velasquez (Illustrator)

New Artist
Audra McDonald “How Glory Goes” (CY Music)
Carl Thomas “Emotional” (Arista)
Jill Scott “Who is Jill Scott? Words & Sounds Vol. 1” (Epic)
Lucy Pearl “Lucy Pearl” (Pookie/Beyond)
Musiq “Just Friends” (IDMG)

Male Artist
Brian McKnight “Stay or Let It Go” (Motown)
D’Angelo “Send It On” (Virgin)
Eric Benet “When You Think of Me” (featuring Roy Ayers) (Warner Bros.)
Lenny Kravitz “Again” (Virgin)
R. Kelly “I Wish” (Arista)

Female Artist
Erykah Badu “Bag Lady” (Motown)
Jill Scott “Who is Jill Scott? Words & Sounds Vol. 1” (Epic)
Mary J. Blige “Your Child” (MCA)
Toni Braxton “Just Be A Man About It” (Arista)
Yolanda Adams “Open My Heart” (Elektra)

Duo or Group
1NC “Kirk Franklin Presents… 1NC” (B-Rite)
Destiny’s Child “Say My Name” (Columbia)
Lucy Pearl “Dance Tonight” (Pookie/Beyond)
Mary Mary “Shackles (Praise You)” (Columbia)
Quincy Jones & Sammy Nestico “Quincy Jones-Sammy Nestico: Basie & Beyond” (Qwest)

Hip-Hop/Rap Artist
1NC “Kirk Franklin Presents… 1NC” (B-Rite)
Busta Rhymes “Anarchy” (Elektra)
Common “The Light” (MCA)
LL Cool J “G.O.A.T.” (Def Soul)
Wyclef Jean “The Ecleftic: 2 Sides II A Book” (Columbia)

Jazz Artist
Dave Koz “Careless Whisper” (Capitol)
George Duke “Cool” (Warner Bros.)
Grover Washington, Jr. “The Best of Grover Washington, Jr.” (Motown)
Quincy Jones & Sammy Nestico “Quincy Jones-Sammy Nestico: Basie & Beyond” (Qwest)
Rachelle Farrell “Individuality” (Capitol)

Gospel Artist – Traditional
Aaron Neville “Mary Don’t You Weep” (EMI Gospel/Tell It)
Darius McCrary “Something to Sing About” (King Darius, Inc.)
Dottie Peoples “Show Up & Show Out” (Atlanta International)
John P. Kee & New Life Community Choir “Not Guilty… The Experience” (Verity)
Kurt Carr & the Kurt Carr Singers “Awesome Wonder” (GospoCentric)

Gospel Artist – Contemporary
1NC “Kirk Franklin Presents… 1NC” (B-Rite)
Bebe Winans “Love & Freedom” (Motown)
Fred Hammond & Radicals for Christ “Purpose by Design” (Verity)
Mary Mary “Shackles (Praise You)” (Columbia)
Yolanda Adams “Open My Heart” (Elektra)

Music Video
“Doesn’t Really Matter” Janet Jackson (Def Jam) (Directed by Joseph Kahn)
“I Wish” R. Kelly (Arista) (Directed by R. Kelly & Christopher Erskins)
“Try Again” Aaliyah (Virgin) (Directed by Wayne Isham)
“When You Think of Me” Eric Benet (Warner Bros.) (Directed by Prentice Smith)
“Your Child” Mary J. Blige (MCA) (Directed by Bille Woodruff)


“9-1-1” Songwriter(s): Wyclef Jean & Jerry Duplessis (Columbia) (Artist: Wyclef Jean featuring Mary J. Blige)
“Bag Lady” Songwriter(s): Erykah Badu, Shaun Martin, (Motown) Isaac Hayes, Andre Young, B. Baily, C. Longmiles, R. Brown & N. Hale (Artist: Erykah Badu)
“Getting’ In the Way” Songwriter(s): Jill Scott (Epic) (Artist: Jill Scott)
“He Wasn’t Man Enough” Songwriter(s): Rodney Jerkins, Fred Jerkins III, (Arista) LaShawn Daniels, Harvey Mason (Artist: Toni Braxton)
“Open My Heart” Songwriter(s): James Harris III, Terry Lewis, (Elektra) James Wright, Yolanda Adams (Artist: Yolanda Adams)


“At the Close of the Century” Stevie Wonder (Motown)
“My Name Is Joe” Joe (Jive)
“Natalie Cole: Greatest Hits Volume 1” Natalie Cole (Elektra)
“The Heat” Toni Braxton (Arista)
“Who is Jill Scott? Words & Sounds Vol. 1” Jill Scott (Epic)

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