iHeartRadio Original Podcasts Nominated for NAACP Image Awards, Vote for Your Favorite Shows Today!
Podcast Award season is upon us! Last week, the full list of 53rd NAACP Image Awards were announced on a virtual Instagram live event hosted by actress and musician Kyla Pratt, “Black-ish” actor Marcus Scribner and singer-songwriter Tinashe. Check out the iHeartPodcasts nominations below!
"Questlove Supreme” is nominated for ‘Outstanding Society and Culture Podcast’ and ‘Outstanding Arts and Entertainment Podcast’ award categories. Hosted by musician, songwriter, disc jockey, author, music journalist, and film director Questlove, the weekly iHeartRadio Original podcast dives into the stories of musical legends and cultural icons. Each episode is driven by conversation ranging from the guest’s origins to their life passions and current projects. Previous guests include Usher, Michelle Obama, Chris Rock, Steve Miller, Maya Rudolph, Weird Al, Chaka Khan, Babyface and many more.
"After The Uprising: The Death of Dante Dion Jones” is nominated for the ‘Outstanding News and Information Podcast’ category. The 11-episode iHeartRadio Original investigative podcast series digs into 24-year-old Danyé Jones’ death to find out what exactly happened to him. Join journalists John Duffy and Ray Nowosielski who dedicated their efforts working with his mother, family members, close friends and many in the activist community to uncover the shocking details of the investigation.
"Checking In with Michelle Williams” from Charlamagne Tha God and iHeartMedia’s Black Effect is nominated for the ‘Outstanding Society and Culture Podcast’. Hosted by singer, songwriter and actress Michelle Williams, the series shares insight from Michelle and her friends on topics such as depression, anxiety, their mental health journeys and ways to cope.
“Beyond The Scenes from The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” is an original podcast series from Comedy Central and iHeartRadio and is also nominated for ‘Outstanding Society and Culture Podcast’. Hosted comedian, DJ, actor, producer, podcaster, and writer.Roy Wood Jr., the show gives listeners an inside look at The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. Hear how correspondents, writers, and producers of the Emmy-winning series use comedy to tackle a variety of topics — from racial injustice to gun control to sex robots — and where these issues stand today.
Finally, “Reasonably Shady” is nominated for ‘Outstanding Arts and Entertainment Podcast’ category. ‘Reasonably Shady’ is from Charlamagne Tha God and iHeartMedia’s Black Effect and is hosted by Bravo’s Real Housewives of Potomac stars Gizelle Bryant and Robyn Dixon featuring conversations about being fearless women as they recount stories from their exciting lives - from dating to motherhood.
Listen to these iHeartPodcasts NAACP Image Awards nominated shows on iHeartRadio or wherever you get your podcasts, then vote for your favorite at vote.naacpimageawards.net by February 5. Tune into the 53rd NAACP Image Awards, airing February 26th 8/7c on BET to see who wins!