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This morning GLAAD announced the 156 nominees for its 28th annual Media Awards that will be presented in Los Angeles and New York.

In the music medium,  Sir Elton, Lady Gaga, Sia and Frank Ocean were among those made the Outstanding Music Artist category.

Nominated films include Oscar nominee and Golden Globe winner Moonlight and Paramount PicturesStar Trek Beyond. ABC‘s Grey’s Anatomy and BBC America‘s Orphan Black are a couple of the TV contenders.

“For nearly 30 years, the GLAAD Media Awards have set the bar for media representations of LGBTQ people,” said GLAAD President & CEO Sarah Kate Ellis. “This year’s nominees have created images and storylines that challenge misconceptions and broaden understanding, accelerating acceptance and equality for LGBTQ people across the globe.”

The GLAAD Media Awards ceremonies are to be held in Los Angeles on April 1 and in New York on May 6.