48th NAACP Image Award Winners Announced

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April 20th 2017

Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae and Octavia Spencer accepted the award for outstanding motion picture for “Hidden Figures” at the 48th annual NAACP Image Awards (INVISION/AP) Taraji P. Henson, Janelle Monae and Octavia Spencer accepted the award for outstanding motion picture for “Hidden Figures” at the 48th annual NAACP Image Awards (INVISION/AP)

The winners of the 48th NAACP Image Awards were announced last night (Saturday, February 11) during the live broadcast from Pasadena Civic Auditorium which aired on TV One. The two-hour live special was hosted by Anthony Anderson.

NAACP Chairwoman Roslyn Brock presented the NAACP Chairman’s Award to Harvard Law Professor Charles J. Ogletree, Jr. NAACP President Cornell William Brooks presented the NAACP President’s Award to Lonnie G. Bunch, III.

The winners of the 48th NAACP Image Awards in the non-televised categories were announced during a gala dinner celebration that took place Friday, February 10, 2017, at the Pasadena Civic Center Ballroom – the event was hosted by Erica Ash and Deon Cole.

 

Below are all of the winners for the 48th NAACP Image Awards.

Television Categories

Outstanding Comedy Series

“`black-ish” (ABC)

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson - “`black-ish” (ABC)

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series

Tracee Ellis Ross - “`black-ish” (ABC)

Outstanding Drama Series

“Queen Sugar” (OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network)

Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series

Sterling K. Brown - “This Is Us” (NBC)

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series

Taraji P. Henson - “Empire” (FOX)

Motion Picture Categories

Outstanding Motion Picture

“Hidden Figures” (20th Century Fox)

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

Denzel Washington - “Fences” (Paramount Pictures)

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture

Taraji P. Henson - “Hidden Figures” (20th Century Fox)

Entertainer of the Year

Dwayne Johnson

The winners of the non-televised categories were announced during a gala dinner celebration that took place on Friday night, February 10, 2017, at the Pasadena Conference Center – the event was hosted by Erica Ash and Deon Cole.

Winners in 47 categories were announced during the event.

The winners of the Non-Televised Categories for the 48th NAACP Image Awards are:

-- Television Categories

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Laurence Fishburne – “`black-ish” (ABC)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Tichina Arnold - “Survivor’s Remorse” (Starz)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Jussie Smollett - “Empire” (FOX)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Naturi Naughton - “Power” (Starz)

Outstanding Television Movie, Limited-Series, or Dramatic Special
“The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” (FX)

Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Limited-Series, or Dramatic Special
Courtney B. Vance - “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” (FX)

Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited-Series, or Dramatic Special
Regina King - “American Crime” (ABC)

Outstanding News/Information (Series or Special)
“BET Love and Happiness White House Special” (BET)

Outstanding Talk Series
“Steve Harvey” (Syndicated)

Outstanding Reality Program/Reality Competition Series
“Iyanla: Fix My Life” (OWN)

Outstanding Variety (Series or Special)
“2016 Black Girls Rock” (BET)

Outstanding Children’s Program
“An American Girl Story – Melody 1963: Love Has to Win”(Amazon)

Outstanding Performance by a Youth (Series, Special, Television Movie or Limited-Series)
Marsai Martin - “`black-ish” (ABC)

Outstanding Host in a News, Talk, Reality, or Variety Program (Series or Special) – Individual or Ensemble
Roland S. Martin - “NewsOne Now with Roland S. Martin”(TV One)

-- Recording Categories

Outstanding New Artist
Chance the Rapper (Chance the Rapper)

Outstanding Male Artist
Maxwell (Columbia Records)

Outstanding Female Artist
Beyoncé (Columbia Records)

Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration
“Freedom” – Beyoncé feat. Kendrick Lamar (Columbia Records/Parkwood Entertainment)

Outstanding Jazz Album
"Latin American Songbook" - Edward Simon (Sunnyside)

Outstanding Gospel Album (Traditional or Contemporary)
“One Way” – Tamela Mann (Tillymann, Inc.)

Outstanding Music Video
“Formation” – Beyoncé (Columbia Records/ParkwoodEntertainment)

Outstanding Song - Traditional
“I See A Victory” – Kim Burrell and Pharrell Williams (I Am Other/Columbia Records)

Outstanding Album
“Lemonade” – Beyoncé (Columbia Records/ParkwoodEntertainment)

Outstanding Song - Contemporary
“Freedom” – Beyoncé feat. Kendrick Lamar (Columbia Records/Parkwood Entertainment)

-- Literature Categories

Outstanding Literary Work - Fiction
“The Book of Harlan” – Bernice L. McFadden (AkashicBooks)

Outstanding Literary Work - Nonfiction
“Hidden Figures” – Margot Lee Shetterly (HarperCollinsPublishers/William Morrow)

Outstanding Literary Work - Debut Author
“Born A Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood” –Trevor Noah (Random House)

Outstanding Literary Work - Biography/Autobiography
“Born A Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood” –Trevor Noah (Random House)

Outstanding Literary Work - Instructional
“The Power of Broke: How Empty Pockets, a Tight Budget, and a Hunger for Success Can Become Your Greatest Competitive Advantage” – Daymond John (Author), Daniel Paisner (With), (Crown Business/The Crown Publishing Group)

Outstanding Literary Work - Poetry
“Collected Poems: 1974-2004” – Rita Dove (W. W. Norton & Company)

Outstanding Literary Work - Children
“Tiny Stitches: The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas” – Gwendolyn Hooks (Author), Colin Bootman(Illustrator) (Lee & Low Books)

Outstanding Literary Work - Youth/Teens
“As Brave As You” – Jason Reynolds (Simon & Schuster (Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books))

-- Motion Picture Categories

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Mahershala Ali - “Moonlight” (A24)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Viola Davis - “Fences” (Paramount Pictures)

Outstanding Independent Motion Picture
“Moonlight” (A24)

-- Documentary Categories

Outstanding Documentary - (Film)
“13TH” (Netflix)

Outstanding Documentary - (Television)
“Roots: A New Vision” (History)

-- Writing Categories

Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series
Kenya Barris - “`black-ish” – Hope (ABC)

Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Ava DuVernay - “Queen Sugar” – First Things First (OWN)

Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Television)
Charles Murray – “Roots” - Night 3 (History)

Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Film)
Barry Jenkins - “Moonlight” (A24)

-- Directing Categories

Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series
Donald Glover - “Atlanta” – Value (FX)

Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
John Singleton - “The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story” – The Race Card (FX)

Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Television)
Rick Famuyiwa - “Confirmation” (HBO)

Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Film)
Barry Jenkins - “Moonlight” (A24)

Animated or Computer Generated Image (CGI) Category
Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance (Television or Film)
Idris Elba - “The Jungle Book” (Walt Disney Studios)

For all information and latest news, please visit the official NAACP Image Awards website at http://www.naacpimageawards.net.

Special encore presentations of the show will air on TV One at: Tonight - 11:05 PM ET, Sun. Feb. 12 at 10am & 6:05PM ET, Wed. Feb. 15 at 9:30am ET, Thurs. Feb. 16 at 4pm & 12am ET.

For all information and latest news, please visit the official NAACP Image Awards website at http://www.naacpimageawards.net.

 

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