Keys Snares 7 NAACP Image Awards Nominations
Alicia Keys leads the field with seven music-related nominations for the 2001 NAACP Image Awards, to be presented Feb. 23 in Hollywood and broadcast March 1 on Fox. Keys picked up nominations for outsAlicia Keys leads the field with seven music-related nominations for the 2001 NAACP Image Awards, to be presented Feb. 23 in Hollywood and broadcast March 1 on Fox. Keys picked up nominations for outstanding album for her J Records debut, "Songs in A Minor," outstanding new artist, and outstanding music video for "Fallin'," among others. Michael Jackson picked up six nominations, followed by Jill Scott with five.
Other multiple music nominees include Aaliyah and India.Arie, with three apiece. The NAACP Image Awards encompass 41 total categories in music, film, TV, and literature. Winners are chosen by voting from 300 industry members and NAACP officials.
A partial list of music nominees is below. For the full roster, visit the event's official Web site.
Aaliyah, "Aaliyah" (Virgin)
India.Arie, "Acoustic Soul" (Motown)
Michael Jackson, "Invincible" (Epic)
Alicia Keys, "Songs in A Minor" (J)
Jill Scott, "Experience: Jill Scott 826+" (Hidden Beach/Epic)
"You Rock My World," performed by Michael Jackson
"A Woman's Worth," performed by Alicia Keys
"Fallin'," performed by Alicia Keys
"Love," performed by Musiq Soulchild
"He Loves Me," performed by Jill Scott
Outstanding male artist:
Outstanding female artist:
Outstanding duo or group:
Kirk Franklin and Jill Scott
The Isley Brothers