Monáe, who obtained a previous Critics Alternative Awards nomination for finest supporting actress within the Oscar-nominated 2017 movie Hidden Figures, can be nominated this 12 months for a finest supporting actress for her efficiency in Glass Onion: A Knives Out Thriller.
Her different performing credit embrace Lionsgate’s Antebellum, Focus Options’ Harriet, Disney’s Girl and the Tramp, Amazon’s Homecoming and A24’s Oscar-winning movie Moonlight. In 2018, Monáe’s album Soiled Pc was additionally nominated for 2 Grammy Awards for album of the 12 months and finest music video.
In keeping with the Critics Alternative Affiliation, the SeeHer Award honors a girl who advocates for gender equality, portrays characters with authenticity, defies stereotypes and pushes boundaries. Not too long ago, Monáe was honored as the suicide prevention advocate of the 12 months by The Trevor Mission. She can be co-chair for the nonprofit When We All Vote and began her Fem the Future initiative.
Previous SeeHer Award recipients embrace Viola Davis, Gal Gadot, Claire Foy, Kristen Bell, Zendaya and Halle Berry. Actor Jeff Bridges has additionally been tapped to obtain the Lifetime Achievement Award on the upcoming awards ceremony.
The Critics Alternative Awards will air reside on The CW on Jan. 15 from 7-10 p.m. ET (delayed PT). The present shall be hosted by Chelsea Handler, and government produced by Bob Bain Productions and Berlin Leisure. Discover the 2023 Critics Alternative Awards movie nominations right here and the TV nominations right here.
This text initially appeared on The Hollywood Reporter.