The best in Black literary, television, film and music have been honored with nominations by the NAACP for its upcoming Image Awards. The nominees themselves made red carpet appearances at the Award Nominations Luncheon on Saturday, creating a preview of the anticipated show, which airs Feb. 11 on TVOne.

Television shows and films including “The Carmichael Show,” “Moonlight,” “Survivor’s Remorse,” and “Queen Sugar” were all given nominations at the ceremony. Also authors including Nikkolas Smith and Deborah Riley Draper were also honored with nods from the organization. captured a few of the celebs as they came to the event, which comes in the midst of a heavy awards season.

Photos by: Melanie Brown.