1. Issa Rae

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Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for Insecure

2. Tracee Ellis Ross

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Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for Black-ish

3. John Legend

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Jesus Christ Superstar nod

4. Sterling K. Brown

FX Networks Upfront Screening Of 'The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story' Source:Getty

This Is Us & Brooklyn Nine-Nine nods

5. Tiffany Haddish

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SNL

6. Katt Williams

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Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series for Atlanta

7. Dave Chappelle

ABC Special - Taking The Stage: African American Music And Stories That Changed America Source:Getty

Equanimity

8. Anthony Anderson

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Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series for Black ish

9. Jeffrey Wright

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Nominated for West World

10. Ru Paul

NBC And The Cinema Society Host The Season 2 Premiere Of 'Shades Of Blue' - After Party Source:Getty

RuPaul’s Drag Race & RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked

11. Trevor Noah

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The Daily Show With Trevor Noah

12. Samira Wiley

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The Handmaid’s Tale

13. Regina King

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Seven Seconds

14. Thandie Newton

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Westworld

15. Donald Glover

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Atlanta & Saturday Night Live

16. Chloe Arnold

Live what you love! 💜 #motivationalmonday 📷 @beccathecreator

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The Late Late Show With James Corden

17. Zazie Beetz

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Atlanta

18. Leslie Jones

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Saturday Night Live

19. Tituss Burgess

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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

21. Kenan Thompson

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Saturday Night Live

22. Letitia Wright

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Black Museum (Black Mirror)

23. Viola Davis

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HTGAWM/Scandal

24. Cicely Tyson

BET Presents the American Black Film Festival Honors - Roaming Show Source:Getty

How to Get Away With Murder

25. Ron Cephas Jones

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This Is Us

26. Maya Rudolph

15th Annual Costume Designers Guild Awards Source:Getty

The Good Place

27. Wanda Sykes

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Blackish

28. W. Kamau Bell

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United Shades of America With W. Kamau Bell

30. Adina Porter

Thank you #merrellhollis and #tcooperbeauty #ahscult Thank you #rubinchapelle

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American Horror Story: Cult

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