Trevor Noah nominated for two NAACP Image Awards

Daily Show host Trevor Noah has been nominated for two National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People (NAACP) Image Awards in the United States of America (USA).

The awards celebrate the accomplishments of people of colour in film, television, music and literature.

The South African-born comedian is nominated in the category Outstanding Talk Series. His competition comes from Jimmy Kimmel Live, Super Soul Sunday, The Real, and The View.

According to eNCA, Trevor Noah is also nominated in the category Outstanding Host in a Talk or News/Information (Series or Special) – Individual or Ensemble. He will square off against Fredricka Whitfield of Fredricka Whitfield (CNN), Morgan Freeman of The Story of Us with Morgan Freeman (National Geographic), Neil deGrasse Tyson of StarTalk with Neil deGrasse Tyson (National Geographic) and Roland Martin of News One Now (TV One).

The 49th NAACP Image Awards are set to happen on 15 January, 2018 in America.

This is the second year running that the South African author has received award nominations from the organisation. Last year Trevor walked away with two awards from two NAACP Awards.

Source: eNCA

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