Blige, Rae and Bose­man among NAACP Im­age Awards pre­sen­ters Mon­day

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Mary J. Blige, Ster­ling K. Brown, Issa Rae and Chad­wick Bose­man will be among the pre­sen­ters at the up­com­ing NAACP Im­age Awards. Nu­mer­ous other stars, in­clud­ing ac­tors Michael B. Jor­dan, Terry Crews, Yara Shahidi and “Get Out” star Daniel Kalu­uya are also sched­uled to present awards dur­ing Mon­day’s cer­e­mony, which honours en­ter­tain­ers and writ­ers of colour. Blige and Jay Z are the top nom­i­nees with five apiece, while Rae is tied along with Bruno Mars, SZA and Ken­drick La­mar for the sec­ond-most nom­i­na­tions with four apiece. The 49th NAACP Im­age Awards will be pre­sented in Pasadena, Cal­i­for­nia. Anthony An­der­son is host­ing a two-hour show that will be broad­cast live on the TV One net­work at 9 p.m.

Issa Rae

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