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‘Black-ish’ wins big at NAACP Image Awards: Complete winners list

Tracee Ellis Ross at 48th NAACP Image Awards on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 the broadcast live from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium (Photo Credit: Amir Shaw for Steed Media Service)

Tracee Ellis Ross at 48th NAACP Image Awards on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 the broadcast live from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium (Photo Credit: Amir Shaw for Steed Media Service)

The winners of the “48th NAACP Image Awards” were announced tonight, Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017 during the live broadcast from Pasadena Civic Auditorium which aired on TV One. The two-hour live special was hosted by Anthony Anderson. There was a live pre-show from the red carpet hosted by Nischelle Turner and Terrence Jenkins including Tai Beauchamp and Chris Spencer as special correspondents.

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.

Some of the biggest names in film, television and music appeared including: Taraji P. Henson, Denzel Washington, Dwayne Johnson, Kerry Washington, Tracee Ellis Ross, Nate Parker, Niecy Nash, Omari Hardwick, Regina King, Mandy Moore, John Legend, Terrence Howard, Angela Bassett, Sterling K. Brown, Octavia Spencer, Trevor Noah, Janelle Monae, Issa Rae, Mike Colter, Mykelti Williamson, Adam Rodriguez, Rashida Jones, Bill Paxton, Brian White, Deon Cole, Jussie Smollett, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Justin Cornwell, Nick Kroll, Penny Johnson, Pooch Hall, Don Cheadle, Keesha Sharp, Andra Day, Kofi Siriboe, Rutina Wesley, Stephan James, Tika Sumpter and Uzo Aduba. Also appeared were cast members from Empire, This Is Us, Atlanta, The Carmichael Show, Power, black-ish, Queen Sugar, and more.

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.

The NAACP Image Awards is the premiere multicultural awards show. It celebrates the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film, and also honors individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors.

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 from last night’s “48th NAACP Image Awards Non-Televised Awards Dinner” are below.

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) 

Special encore presentations of the show will air on TV One at: Tonight11:05 PM ET, Sun. Feb. 12 at 10am & 6:05PM ET, Wed. Feb. 15 at 9:30am ET, Thurs. Feb. 16 at 4pm & 12am ET.