This second annual NewNowNext Awards will air on Logo on Saturday, June 13, and the nominees for each category were just announced this morning. Several celebrities will be in attendance, including presenters Vanessa Williams, Lisa Lampinelli and Lance Bass. RuPaul will host, and Britney Spears will be recognized with a special “Always Next, Forever Now” award.
Several out women are up for awards this year in different categories. Here are some that will make voting a little difficult:
Brink of Fame: Actor
Clementine Ford (The L Word, The Young and the Restless)
Jasika Nicole (Fringe)
Cause You’re Hot
Jessica Clark (model/life coach)
Rachel Maddow (political commentator)
Lady Gaga (singer/songwriter)
Brink of Fame: Comic
AfterEllen.com is also sponsoring our own award for the Best Lesbian Kiss on TV this year. You can vote for Otalia (Guiding Light), Callie and Arizona (Grey’s Anatomy), TiBette (The L Word), Naomi and Emily (Skins), Portia and Ellen at the Emmys or Barb and Christine (The New Adventures of Old Christine).
You can see the rest of the nominees in each category and find out about the special performances lined up at logoonline.com.