The Daytime Emmys are just a few weeks away, and it's never too early to start brushing up on the top contenders in your favorite categories. Want some insight into the performances on which the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences will be basing their decisions? Here, we have an exclusive look at the submission reels that got these outstanding young actors their nominations. Who do you think should be the winner?
Smith portrays Sonny Kiriakis on "Days of our Lives," a gay man who has feelings for his friend.
Massey portrays Will Horton on "Days of our Lives," a gay man who, here, is just coming to terms with his sexuality.
James portrays Devon Hamilton on "The Young and the Restless," a deaf man who, here, is about to activate implants that may restore his hearing.
Ehrich portrays Fenmore Baldwin on "The Young and the Restless," a young man who's letting his dark side emerge in a rivalry with a troubled teen.