Primetime Emmy Awards

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2020)

Outstanding Actor in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series
For playing: "Rayshawn".

#FreeRayshawn (2020)

American Film Awards

American Film Award [Winner] (2019)

Best Actor

If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)

Black Film Critics Circle Awards

BFCC Award [Winner] (2014)

Best Ensemble

Selma (2014)

Black Reel Awards

Black Reel [Nominee] (2019)

Outstanding Actor

If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)

Black Reel [Nominee] (2015)

Outstanding Breakthrough Performance, Male

Selma (2014)

Black Reel Awards for Television

Black Reel [Nominee] (2017)

Outstanding Actor, TV Movie/Limited Series

Shots Fired (2017)

Canadian Film Fest

Canadian Film Fest Award [Winner] (2016)

Best Actor

Across the Line (2015)

Canadian Screen Awards, CA

Canadian Screen Award [Winner] (2017)

Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

Race (2016)

Canadian Screen Award [Nominee] (2013)

Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

Home Again (2012)

CinEuphoria Awards

CinEuphoria [Nominee] (2020)

Best Duo - International Competition

If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)

Dublin Film Critics Circle Awards

DFCC [Nominee] (2019)

Best Actor

Tied with Robert Pattinson for High Life (2018) ... More

Tied with Robert Pattinson for High Life (2018) in 8th place


If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)

Georgia Film Critics Association (GAFCA)

GAFCA Award [Nominee] (2015)

Best Ensemble

Selma (2014)

Golden Globes, USA

Golden Globe [Nominee] (2019)

Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Drama

Homecoming (2018)

Image Awards (NAACP)

Image Award [Nominee] (2021)

Outstanding Performance in a Short-Form Series

#FreeRayshawn (2020)

Image Award [Nominee] (2019)

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)

Image Award [Nominee] (2017)

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

Race (2016)

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

INOCA TV [Nominee] (2019)

Best Actor in a Drama Series

Homecoming (2018)

Online Film & Television Association

OFTA Film Award [Nominee] (2019)

Best Breakthrough Performance: Male

If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)

San Diego Film Critics Society Awards

SDFCS Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Ensemble

Selma (2014)

Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Awards

WAFCA Award [Nominee] (2014)

Best Acting Ensemble

Selma (2014)

Women Film Critics Circle Awards

WFCC Award [Winner] (2018)

Best Screen Couple

If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)