#EmmySoDiverse: Full List of Black Nominees

A long overdue recognition of excellence

The nominees for the 2016 Emmy Awards, recognizing excellence in the television industry, have been announced and people of color are proudly, deservingly represented.

Airing September 18, 2016, 8:00 p.m. EST, the Emmy Awards did what the Oscar Awards neglected to do, by offering a diverse pool of talent to root for on the big night.

Below is a list of black 2016 Emmy Award nominees. Check it out:

Lead Actress In A Drama:

Viola Davis, How to Get Away With Murder

Taraji P. Henson, Empire

Lead Actor In A Limited Series:

Idris Elba, Luther

Cuba Gooding Jr., The People vs. O.J. Simpson

Courtney B. Vance, The People vs. O.J. Simpson 

Lead Actress In A Limited Series:

Audra McDonald, Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grille

Kerry Washington, Confirmation

Lead Actor In A Comedy:

Anthony Anderson, Black-ish

Lead Actress In A Comedy:

Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish

Comedy series:

Black-ish

Outstanding Limited Series

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Roots

TV Movie:

Luther

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series

Andre Braugher, Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Keegan-Michael Key, Key & Peele

Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Limited Series Or Movie

Bokeem Woodbine, Fargo

Sterling K. Brown, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series

Niecy Nash, Getting On

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Limited Series Or Movie

Regina King, American Crime

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series

Tracy Morgan, Saturday Night Live

Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series

Reg E. Cathey, House Of Cards

Mahershala Ali , House Of Cards

Outstanding Actress In A Short Form Comedy Or Drama Series

Tracie Thoms, Send Me: an original web series

Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance

Keegan-Michael Key, SuperMansion

Outstanding Narrator

Keith David, Jackie Robinson

Laurence Fishburne, Roots

Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Reality-Competition Program

Steve Harvey, Little Big Shots starring Steve Harvey

RuPaul, RuPaul’s Drag Race

Outstanding Production Design For A Variety, Nonfiction, Event Or Award Special

Lemonade

The Wiz Live!

Outstanding Costumes For A Period/Fantasy Series, Limited Series Or Movie

The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Roots

Outstanding Costumes For A Contemporary Series, Limited Series Or Movie

Empire

Outstanding Costumes For A Variety, Nonfiction Or Reality Program

RuPaul’s Drag Race

The Wiz Live!

Outstanding Directing For A Limited Series, Movie Or Dramatic Special

Anthony Hemingway, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

John Singleton, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Outstanding Directing For A Variety Special

Chris Rock, Amy Schumer: Live At The Apollo

Kahlil Joseph, Beyoncé Knowles Carter, Lemonade

Outstanding Picture Editing For Variety Programming

Key & Peele

Lemonade



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