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Winners’ List: 2017 NAACP Image Awards

Published: Sunday 12th Feb 2017 by Rashad
The Anthony Anderson-hosted NAACP Image Awards aired yesterday and, as always, celebrated the year’s best and brightest offerings from actors, singers, directors, producers, and other Hollywood heavy hitters of color.
Honoring achievements and advancements across multiple entertainment genres and formats (television, music, film, etc.), tuck in below to see who among your favorites walked away with the coveted trophies.

Entertainer of the year

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

Television

Outstanding comedy series: “black-ish” (ABC)
Outstanding actor in a comedy series: Anthony Anderson – “black-ish” (ABC)
Outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series: Laurence Fishburne – “`black-ish” (ABC)
Outstanding actress in a comedy series: Tracee Ellis Ross – “black-ish” (ABC)
Outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series: Tichina Arnold – “Survivor’s Remorse” (Starz)
Outstanding drama series: “Queen Sugar” (OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network)
Outstanding actor in a drama series: Sterling K. Brown – “This Is Us” (NBC)
Outstanding supporting actor in a drama series: Jussie Smollett – “Empire” (FOX)
Outstanding actress in a drama series: Taraji P. Henson – “Empire” (FOX)
Outstanding supporting actress in a drama series: Naturi Naughton – “Power” (Starz)

Motion pictures

Outstanding motion picture: “Hidden Figures”
Outstanding actor in a motion picture: Denzel Washington – “Fences”
Outstanding supporting actor in a motion picture: Mahershala Ali – “Moonlight”
Outstanding actress in a motion picture: Taraji P. Henson – “Hidden Figures”
Outstanding supporting actress in a motion picture: Viola Davis – “Fences”

Music recording

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 featuring 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 featuring Kendrick Lamar (Columbia Records/Parkwood Entertainment)

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  1. BEYSTAN_ SINCE 1997 February 12, 2017

    Beyonce won 5 awards & will get even more tonight…. Haters you better tack down your cheap beauty supply store wigs because Queen Bey about to blow of clean off!

  2. BEYSTAN_ SINCE 1997 February 12, 2017

    Kuddos to Hidden Figures…. I hope they win something at the Oscars!!

    • Jomega February 12, 2017

      Taraji would really deserve it. Can’t wait to see Janelle Monae get meatier roles. She glowed onscreen during Hidden Figures and Moonlight.

  3. HailLegendBeysus February 12, 2017

    QUEEN BEY WON 5
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    BTW KISS IT BETTER DESERVED!!!!
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    AND CONGRATS SOLO ON YOUR FIRST GRAMMY!!!!!

  4. Tim Brown February 12, 2017

    It would have been nice for some of these artist that promote Black Rights to show up at the Image Awards. If only black awards where given the same respect as the AMA’s and Grammy’s…..smh Very telling man..

  5. Jdek February 12, 2017

    Black power is beautiful

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