The 2019 Oscar nominees were announced Tuesday morning, and there is a lot of diversity in the nominees. Announced live by Tracee Ellis Ross and Kumail Nanjiani, films like Spike Lee‘s “BlacKkKlansman,” “Green Book,” “If Beale Street Could Talk” and “Black Panther” all up racked up nominations. Even Kendrick Lamar got some love.
Nominees include Mahershala Ali, Regina King, Barry Jenkins and “Black Panther,” which is the first superhero film to be nominated for best picture. The Ryan Coogler film also racked up a total of 7 nominations.
See the Black nominees below:
1. Regina King for ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ for Best Supporting Actress
2. Barry Jenkins for Best Adapted Screenplay for ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’
3. ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ for Best Original Score
4. Spike Lee for Best Director for ‘BlacKkKlansman’Source:Getty
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5. ‘Black Panther’ for Best Picture, Costume Design, Original Score, Sound Mixing, and Sound EditingSource:Getty
(Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)
6. ‘BlacKkKlansman’ for Best Picture, Film Editing, Original Score and Adpated ScreenplaySource:YouTube BlacKkKlansman trailer screenshot
7. Kendirck Lamar ‘All the Stars’ for Black Panther for Best Original SongSource:Getty
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8. Mahershala Ali for Best Supporting Actor for ‘Greenbook’Source:Getty
(Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)