NAACP Image Award winners list


Staff Report



Below are all of the winners for the 48th NAACP Image Awards, Feb. 11 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, Calif.

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)

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)

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)

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)

Entertainer of the Year

Dwayne Johnson

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))

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)

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Staff Report

Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s oldest and largest nonpartisan civil rights organization. Its members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities. Read more about the NAACP’s work and our six “Game Changer” issue areas at NAACP.org.

Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation’s oldest and largest nonpartisan civil rights organization. Its members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities. Read more about the NAACP’s work and our six “Game Changer” issue areas at NAACP.org.