- Mzansi-born Trevor Noah has been nominated for three National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People (NAACP) Image Awards
- Trevor announced the exciting news to his followers on Sunday
- The comedian said he hopes everyone he's nominated with at least comes second
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Trevor Noah continues to make us proud in the USA.
The star has been nominated for three National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People (NAACP) Awards.
The Daily Show host announced the great news on his Twitter account.
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He wrote, “Honoured to have The Daily Show nominated for three NAACP Image Awards this year!
"May everyone we’re up against at least win second place.”
Trevor was also nominated in the Best Comedy Special category at the Critics' Choice Awards which were held in Los Angeles this past Sunday.
For the NAACPs, Trevor is nominated for Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series, Outstanding Host in a Talk or News/Information Show and Outstanding Talk Series categories.
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The awards focus on black excellence in all areas of the entertainment industry, including film, television, literacy and music.
Fans wasted no time in congratulating the star.
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In other foreign news, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson’s WWE Hall of Fame father, Rocky Johnson has passed away at the age of 75.
Rocky was a legendary WWE wrestler that made history - he was part of the first-ever black tag team to win the championship. With him was Tony Atlas as they were known as the 'Soul Patrol'.
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