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Robin Thicke, Janelle Monae & John Legend Among 2014 NAACP Image Awards Nominees

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R&B superstars Robin Thicke, Janelle Monae and John Legend garnered four nominations each in the various music categories for the 2014 NAACP Image Awards. The annual event honors diversity and excellence in the categories of television, film and literature.

Thicke’s nods include Outstanding Male Artist as well as Outstanding Song for ‘Blurred Lines,’ his big 2013 hit with T.I. and Pharrell Williams.

Meanwhile, Monae’s nods include Outstanding Female Artist and Outstanding Album for ‘The Electric Lady.’

Finally, Legend’s handful of nominations include Outstanding Music Video for ‘Made to Love’ and Outstanding Male Artist.

Other nominated artists include Bruno Mars, Alicia Keys and Justin Timberlake with three nods apiece. And fellow R&B stars Beyonce, Charlie Wilson and India.Arie each garnered two mentions.

TV One will broadcast the 45th annual NAACP Image Awards live from Los Angeles on Feb. 22 at 9PM ET. The telecast will also feature a pre-show live from the red carpet at 8PM ET.

Check out the rest of nominees in the music categories below.

2014 NAACP Image Awards Nominees

Outstanding New Artist
Ariana Grande
Candice Glover
K. Michelle
RaVaughn Brown
Zendaya

Outstanding Male Artist
Bruno Mars
Charlie Wilson
John Legend
Justin Timberlake
Robin Thicke

Outstanding Female Artist
Beyonce
India.Arie
Janelle Monae
Ledisi
Mary J. Blige

Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration
‘#Beautiful’ — Mariah Carey Featuring Miguel
‘Blurred Lines’ — Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell
‘Fire We Make’ — Alicia Keys Featuring Maxwell
‘Hurt You’ — Toni Braxton Featuring Babyface
‘Suit & Tie’ — Justin Timberlake Featuring Jay Z

Outstanding Music Video
‘Cocoa Butter’ — India.Arie
‘Fire We Make’ — Alicia Keys Featuring Maxwell
‘Made To Love’ — John Legend
‘Q.U.E.E.N.’ — Janelle Monae Featuring Erykah Badu
‘Treasure’ — Bruno Mars

Outstanding Song
‘All Of Me’ — John Legend
‘Blurred Lines’ — Robin Thicke Featuring T.I. & Pharrell Williams
‘Fire We Make’ — Alicia Keys Featuring Maxwell
‘Q.U.E.E.N.’ — Janelle Monae Featuring Erykah Badu
‘Treasure’ — Bruno Mars

Outstanding Album
’20/20 Experience -The Complete Experience’ – Justin Timberlake
‘Blurred Lines’ — Robin Thicke
‘Love In The Future’ — John Legend
‘Love, Charlie’ — Charlie Wilson
‘The Electric Lady’ — Janelle Monae

Next: Check Out the Full List of Nominees for the 2014 NAACP Image Awards

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