Awards - 2021
2021
African American Film Critics Association’s Awards Ceremony
Honoree
2021
Academy Awards
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
Golden Globes Award
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
AACTA International Award
Best Lead Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
AARP Movies for Grownups Award
Best Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
Alliance of Women Film Journalists
Best Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
Austin Film Critics Association
Best Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
Black Film Critics Circle Award
Best Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
Black Reel Award
Outstanding Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
Broadcast Film Critics Association Award
Best Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
Chicago Indie Critics Awards (CIC)
Best Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Won
2021
Columbus Film Critics Association Award
Best Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award
Best Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
Denver Film Critics Society Award
Best Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
Detroit Film Critics Society Award
Best Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
DiscussingFilm Critics Award
Best Film Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
Film Independent Spirit Award
Best Female Lead (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics
Film Performance of the Year - Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA) Award
Best Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
Gold Derby Award
Lead Actress / Ensemble Cast (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Shared with: Chadwick Boseman, Dusan Brown, Jonny Coyne, Colman Domingo, Taylour Paige, Michael Potts, Jeremy Shamos, Glynn Turman
Nominated
2021
Gotham Awards
Honoree
2021
Hawaii Film Critics Society Award
Best Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
Hollywood Critics Association Award
Best Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
Houston Film Critics Society Award
Best Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
Image Awards (NAACP)
Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom) / Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series (How to Get Away with Murder)
Won
2021
Iowa Film Critics Award
Best Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
Latino Entertainment Journalists Association Film Award
Best Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
London Critics Circle Film Award
Actress of the Year (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
Music City Film Critics’ Association Award
Best Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
National Society of Film Critics Award
Best Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
North Carolina Film Critics Association Award
Best Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
North Dakota Film Society Award
Best Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
North Texas Film Critics Association Award
Best Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
Online Association of Female Film Critics Award
Best Female Lead (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
Online Film Critics Society Award
Best Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
Palm Springs International Film Festival
Desert Palm Achievement Award
Honoree
2021
Philadelphia Film Critics Circle Award
Best Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Won
2021
San Diego Film Critics Society Award
Best Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
San Francisco Bay Area Film Critics Circle Award
Best Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
Satellite Award
Best Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
Screen Actors Guild Award
Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Shared with: Chadwick Boseman, Jonny Coyne, Colman Domingo, Michael Potts, Glynn Turman
Won
2021
Seattle Film Critics Society Award
Best Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
St. Louis Film Critics Association Award
Best Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
Toronto Film Critics Association Award
Best Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award
Best Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
2021
Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Award
Best Actress (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom)
Nominated
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