Nominees Announced For the 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards!

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The nominations for the 43rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards have been announced — and THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL and THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS stars like Christian LeBlanc (Michael, Y&R), Jacob Young (Rick, B&B), and Ashlyn Pearce (ex-Aly) are in the running to bring home the coveted trophy!

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES
THE BOLD & THE BEAUTIFUL
DAYS OF OUR LIVES
GENERAL HOSPITAL
THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS

LEAD ACTRESS
Tracey E. Bregman (Lauren, Y&R)
Kassie DePaiva (Eve, DAYS)
Mary Beth Evans (Kayla, DAYS)
Finola Hughes (Anna, GH)
Maura West (Ava, GH)

LEAD ACTOR
Tyler Christopher (Nikolas, GH)
Anthony Geary (Luke, GH)
Justin Hartley (Adam, Y&R)
Christian Jules LeBlanc (Michael, Y&R)
Kristoff St. John (Neil, Y&R)

SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Lauralee Bell (Christine, Y&R)
Jessica Collins (Avery, Y&R)
Linsey Godfrey (Caroline, B&B)
Peggy McCay (Caroline, DAYS)
Melissa Reeves (Jennifer, DAYS)

SUPPORTING ACTOR
Sean Blakemore (Shawn, GH)
Steve Burton (Dylan, Y&R)
Bryton James (Devon, Y&R)
Jacob Young (Rick, B&B)
Dominic Zamprogna (Dante, GH)

YOUNGER ACTRESS
Reign Edwards (Nicole, B&B)
Hunter King (Summer, Y&R)
True O’Brien (Paige, DAYS)
Ashlyn Pearce (Aly, B&B)
Brooklyn Rae Silzer (Emma, GH)

YOUNGER ACTOR
Nicolas Bechtel (Spencer, GH)
Bryan Craig (Morgan, GH)
Max Ehrich (Fenmore, Y&R)
Pierson Fodé (Thomas, B&B)
Tequan Richmond (TJ, GH)

OUTSTANDING GUEST PERFORMER IN A DRAMA SERIES
Anna Maria Horsford (Vivienne, B&B)
Obba Babatundé (Julius, B&B)
Adam Leadbeater (Dr. Malcolm, DAYS)
Dee Wallace (Patricia, GH)
Frank Runyon (Angel, Y&R)

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES WRITING TEAM
B&B
GH
Y&R

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES DIRECTING TEAM
B&B
DAYS
GH
Y&R

OUTSTANDING CASTING FOR A DRAMA SERIES
B&B
DAYS
GH
Y&R

OUTSTANDING ART DIRECTION/SET DECORATION/SCENIC DESIGN FOR A DRAMA SERIES
BB
GH
Y&R

OUTSTANDING LIGHTING DIRECTION FOR A DRAMA SERIES
B&B
DAYS
GH
Y&R

OUTSTANDING TECHNICAL TEAM FOR A DRAMA SERIES
B&B
GH
Y&R

OUTSTANDING MULTIPLE CAMERA EDITING FOR A DRAMA SERIES
B&B
GH
Y&R

OUTSTANDING LIVE AND DIRECT TO TAPE SOUND MIXING FOR A DRAMA SERIES
B&B
DAYS
Y&R

OUTSTANDING MUSIC DIRECTION AND COMPOSITION FOR A DRAMA SERIES
B&B
DAYS
GH
Y&R

OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL SONG - DRAMA
GH - “Dreams”
Y&R - “The Gray”
B&B - “Lost In Time”
B&B - “Love’s Masterpiece”
DAYS - “This Time”

OUTSTANDING COSTUME DESIGN FOR A DRAMA SERIES
B&B
GH
Y&R

OUTSTANDING HAIRSTYLING FOR A DRAMA SERIES
B&B
DAYS
Y&R

OUTSTANDING MAKEUP FOR A DRAMA SERIES
B&B
DAYS
GH
Y&R

OUTSTANDING MAIN TITLE AND GRAPHIC DESIGN
B&B

OUTSTANDING STUNT COORDINATION
DAYS
Y&R

OUTSTANDING DIGITAL DAYTIME DRAMA SERIES
EAST LOS HIGH
EASTIDERS
THE BAY THE SERIES
VANITY
WINTERTHORNE

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A DIGITAL DAYTIME DRAMA SERIES
Mary Beth Evans (Sara, THE BAY)
Kathleen Gati (Valentina, WINTERTHORNE)
Elizabeth Hubbard (Eva, ANACOSTIA)
Lilly Melgar (Janice, THE BAY)
Patsy Pease (Lola, THE BAY)

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A DIGITAL DAYTIME DRAMA SERIES
Kristos Andrews (Pete, THE BAY)
Van Hansis (Thom, EASTSIDERS)
Rick Hearst (Mr. Ryan, YOUTHFUL DAZE)
JD Pardo (Jesús, EAST LOS HIGH)
Kevin Spirtas (Dominic, WINTERTHORNE)

OUTSTANDING PROMOTIONAL ANNOUNCEMENT - TOPICAL
GENERAL HOSPITAL: GH IS LIVE
THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS - DISASTER

The winners will be announced at a ceremony taking place on Sunday, May 1, with the Daytime Creative Arts Emmy Awards being held on Friday, Apr. 29.

Did your favorites make the cut? Who are you rooting for? Sound off in the comments! And for more Emmy news, keep reading Soaps In Depth magazine!