NAACP IMAGE AWARDS
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Watch the 49th NAACP Image Awards on MLK Day, January 15, 2018 LIVE at 9/8c on 

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Mary J. Blige and JAY-Z lead with five nominations. Bruno Mars, Issa Rae, Kendrick Lamar, and SZA follow with four nominations each, and Charlie Wilson, Idris Elba and Ledisi each received three. Anthony Anderson returns to host the awards show live on Monday, January 15, 2018 — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday — on TV ONE at 9/8c. One-hour live Red Carpet pre-show just ahead of the two-hour special.