Frank Ocean was honored by the Gay Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation for an award.

The GLAAD Media Award will be given to Ocean to recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and the issues that affect their lives."

GLAAD has also given Ocean a nod for Outstanding Music Artist for his critically acclaimed album, Channel Orange. He is competed with Adam Lambert’s Trespassing, Rufus Wainwright’s Out of the Game, Scissor Sisters’ Magic Hour and Gossip’s A Joyful Noise.

The 24th annual GLAAD Media Awards will be three separate events occurring in New York (March 16), Los Angeles (April 20) and San Francisco (May 11).

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