The 70th Emmy awards nominations which was announced on July 12 sees the list filled with musicians who has proven their worthin the entertainment industry.
The event will be hosted by Television academy chairman and CEO Hayman Washington along with Samira Wiley
Below is the list of musicians who are nominated for 2018 Emmy award.
1. Donald Glover
Donald Mckinley Glover Jr who is also known as Childish Gambino is an American actor, rapper and comedian and the son of the prolific actor, Danny Glover.
Glover’s comdey series, Atlanta is nominated for sixteen Emmys of which the rapper is nominated for acting, writing and directing.
2. Rupaul Charles
Rupaul Andre Charles is an American actor, model, singer and television personality.
Rupauls’s drag race’s season 10 finale just aired and what a better to celebrate than with twelve Emmy nominations.
He is nominated for outstanding host as well as outstanding directing and outstanding make-up for multi-camera special or series.
3. John Legend
John Roger Stephens popularly known as John legend is an American actor, singer and song writer.
He is nomianted for two Emmy’s for Jesus Christ Superstar: live in concert for his work as a producer and for his lead role as Jesus Christ.
4. Sara Bareilles
American singer and song writer, Sara Beth Bareilles got her first Emmy nomination for outstanding supporting actress in a limited series or movie category for her fantastic performance of Mary Magdalene in Jesus Christ Superstar: Live in concert.
5. Bruno Mars
American singer and multi-instrumentalist, Peter Gene Hernandez popularly known as Bruno Mars will be up for his first Emmy this award season.
Other nominated for the awards include the likes of Issa Rae, Anthony Anderson, William H. Macy, Lily Tomlin, Allison Janney, Pamela Adlon, Ted Danson, and so on.