Nominations were announced Friday morning in the categories og motion pictures, television, voice-overs, live theatre, web series, DVD’s and short films for the 37th Annual Young Artist Awards. The ceremonies with the winners announced will be held on Sunday, March 13th at the Sportsman’s Lodge in Studio City, California.
General Hospital performances landed two major nominations. In the category of Best Performance (by a recurring Younger Actor) in a TV Series ages 14-21, it was Joey Luthman, who brilliantly portrayed the young Luke Spencer in the series 52nd anniversary episode that landed in one of the final slots. Luthman will go up against Matt Cornett Bella and the Bulldogs, Myles Erlick The Next Step, Nicolas Fontaine 30 Vies (30 Lives), Quinn Lord The Man in the High Castle. and Richard Walters Degrassi: The Next Generartion.
In the category of Best Performance in a TV Series (Recurring Young Actess) 13 years and under, it was GH fan favorite, Brooklyn Rae Silzer (Emma Drake) who is in the running against another young soap actress, McKenna Roberts, who plays Mattie Ashby on The Young and the Restless.
Brookyn and McKenna will be competiting against: Peyton Kennedy Odd Squad, Laura Krystine 100 Things To Do Before High School, Kassidy Mattera Mr. D. , Sunnie Pelant Bones, and Gabrielle Trudel Haven.
From a record number of 650 submissions across all categories, the nominations revealed a cross-section of young talent. For the final round of voting 25 YAA voters will review all submissions and vote for one nominee in each category as their winner.
The results will be send to the YAA accounting firm and the results revealed during the live ceremony. To view the complete list of nominations in all categories click here!
So, what do you think about the nominations for GH’s Silzer and Luthman? Y&R’s Roberts? Share your thoughts in the comment section below!