Lupita Nyong’o, Michael B. Jordan, Issa Rae walk NAACP Image Awards red carpet

Lupita Nyong’o. Photo: A.R. Shaw

Several of the top names in Black culture, entertainment, and politics walked the red carpet at the 2019 NAACP Image Awards.

Standout names included Lupita Nyong’o, Michael B. Jordan, Issa Rae, Tracee Ellis Ross, Sanaa Lathan, Winston Duke and others who represented the essence of Black excellence.

View exclusive images below:

Michael B. Jordan. Photo: A.R. Shaw
Tracee Ellis Ross. Photo: A.R. Shaw
Sanaa Lathan: Photo: A.R. Shaw
Issa Rae. Photo: A.R. Shaw

Below are winners and more photos

Outstanding-[ Comedy Series

  • “Atlanta” (FX Networks)
  • “black-ish” (ABC)
  • “Dear White People” (Netflix)
  • “grown-ish” (Freeform)
  • “Insecure” (HBO)

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series

  • Anthony Anderson, “black-ish” (ABC)
  • Cedric the Entertainer “The Neighborhood” (CBS)
  • Donald Glover, “Atlanta” (FX Networks)
  • Dwayne Johnson, “Ballers” (HBO)
  • Tracy Morgan, “The Last O.G.” (TBS)

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series

  • Danielle Brooks, “Orange is the New Black” (Netflix)
  • Issa Rae, “Insecure” (HBO)
  • Logan Browning, “Dear White People” (Netflix)
  • Tracee Ellis Ross, “black-ish ” (ABC)
  • Yara Shahidi, “grown-ish” (Freeform)

Outstanding Drama Series

  • “How To Get Away With Murder” (ABC)
  • “Power” (Starz)
  • “Queen Sugar” (OWN)
  • “The Chi” (Showtime)
  • “This Is Us” (NBC)

Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series

  • Jason Mitchell, “The Chi” (Showtime)
  • Keith David, “Greenleaf” (OWN)
  • Kofi Siriboe, “Queen Sugar” (OWN)
  • Omari Hardwick, “Power” (Starz)
  • Sterling K. Brown, “This Is Us ” (NBC)

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series

  • Alfre Woodard, “Marvel’s Luke Cage” (Netflix)
  • Naturi Naughton, “Power” (Starz)
  • Rutina Wesley, “Queen Sugar” (OWN)
  • Taraji P. Henson, “Empire” (FOX)
  • Viola Davis, “How to Get Away with Murder” (ABC)

Outstanding Album

  • “Dirty Computer” – Janelle Monáe  (Atlantic Records)
  • “Ella Mai” – Ella Mai (10 Summers/Interscope Records)
  • “Even More” – MAJOR. (BOE/Empire)
  • “Everything Is Love” – The Carters (Roc Nation)
  • “I Used To Know Her: The Prelude” – H.E.R. (RCA Records)

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

  • Chadwick  Boseman – “Black Panther”  (Marvel Studios)
  • Michael B Jordan – “Creed II” (Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios)
  • Denzel Washington – “The Equalizer 2” (Columbia Pictures)
  • John David Washington – “BlacKkKlansman” (Focus Features)
  • Stephan James – “If Beale Street Could Talk” (Annapurna Pictures)

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture

  • Amandla Stenberg – The Hate U Give” (20th Century Fox)
  • Constance Wu – “Crazy Rich Asians” (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • KiKi Layne  – “If Beale Street Could Talk” (Annapurna Pictures)
  • Sanaa Lathan – “Nappily Ever After” (Marc Platt Production/Badabing Pictures
  • Production for Netflix)
  • Viola Davis  – “Widows” (20th Century Fox)

Outstanding Breakthrough Performance in a Motion Picture

  • Storm Reid – “A Wrinkle In Time” (Walt Disney Studios)
  • Letitia Wright – “Black Panther”  (Marvel Studios)
  • Winston Duke –  “Black Panther”  (Marvel Studios)
  • John David Washington –  “BlacKkKlansman” (Focus Features)
  • KiKi Layne – “If Beale Street Could Talk” (Annapurna Pictures)

Outstanding Motion Picture

  • “Black Panther” (Marvel Studios)
  • “BlacKkKlansman” (Focus Features)
  • “Crazy Rich Asians” (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • “If Beale Street Could Talk” (Annapurna Pictures)
  • “The Hate U Give” (20th Century Fox

Special Award  Entertainer of the Year

  • Beyoncé
  • Chadwick Boseman
  • LeBron James
  • Regina King
  • Ryan Coogler

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A.R. Shaw
A.R. Shaw

A.R. Shaw is an author and journalist who documents culture, politics, and entertainment. He has covered The Obama White House, the summer Olympics in London, and currently serves as Lifestyle Editor for Rolling Out magazine. Follow his journey on Twitter @arshaw and Instagram @arshaw23.



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