Read The Winners List For 2018 The NAACP Image Awards

Posted by January 16, 2018 Comment

The 49th annual NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) Image Awards took place tonight in a ceremony hosted by Anthony Anderson, who was nominated in the Best Actor in a Comedy category.

Here’s a list of the 10 main categories with their nominees and winners, as well as the two special achievement awards:

 

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR:

Ava DuVernay 
Bruno Mars
Chadwick Boseman
Chance the Rapper
Issa Rae
JAY-Z

WINNER: Ava DuVernay

OUTSTANDING COMEDY SERIES:

black-ish (ABC)
Ballers (HBO)
Dear White People (Netflix)
Insecure (HBO)
Survivor’s Remorse (Starz)

WINNER: black-ish

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A COMEDY SERIES:

Aziz Ansari for Master of None (Netflix)
Dwayne Johnson for Ballers (HBO)
Keegan-Michael Key for Friends from College (Netflix)
RonReaco Lee for Survivor’s Remorse (Starz)
Anthony Anderson for black-ish (ABC)

WINNER: Anthony Anderson for black-ish

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A COMEDY SERIES:

Danielle Brooks for Orange is the New Black (Netflix)
Issa Rae for Insecure (HBO)
Tracee Ellis Ross for black-ish (ABC) 
Loretta Devine for The Carmichael Show (NBC)
Niecy Nash for Claws (TNT)

WINNER: Tracee Ellis Ross for black-ish

OUTSTANDING DRAMA SERIES:

Greenleaf (OWN)
Power (Starz)
Queen Sugar (OWN)
This Is Us (NBC)
Underground (WGN America)

WINNER: Power

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A DRAMA SERIES:

Kofi Siriboe for Queen Sugar (OWN)
Mike Colter for Marvel’s The Defenders (Netflix)
Omari Hardwick for Power (Starz)
Sterling K. Brown for This Is Us  (NBC)
Terrence Howard for Empire (FOX)

WINNER: Omari Hardwick for Power

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A DRAMA SERIES:

Jurnee Smollett-Bell for Underground (WGN America)
Kerry Washington for Scandal (ABC)
Rutina Wesley for Queen Sugar (OWN)
Taraji P. Henson for Empire (FOX)
Viola Davis for How to Get Away with Murder (ABC)

WINNER: Taraji P. Henson for Empire

OUTSTANDING MOTION PICTURE:

Detroit (Annapurna Pictures)
Get Out (Universal Pictures)
Girls Trip (Universal Pictures)
Marshall (Open Road Films)
Roman J. Israel, Esq. (Sony Pictures Entertainment)

WINNER: Girls Trip

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A MOTION PICUTRE:

Algee Smith for Detroit (Annapurna Pictures)
Chadwick Boseman for Marshall (Open Road Films)
Daniel Kaluuya for Get Out (Universal Pictures)
Denzel Washington for Roman J. Israel, Esq. (Columbia Pictures)
Idris Elba for The Mountain Between Us (20th Century Fox)

WINNER: Daniel Kaluuya for Get Out

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE:

Amandla Stenberg for Everything, Everything (Warner Bros. Pictures / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Pictures)
Danai Gurira for All Eyez on Me (Summit Entertainment)
Halle Berry for Kidnap (Aviron Pictures)
Natalie Paul for Crown Heights (Amazon Studios)
Octavia Spencer for Gifted (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

WINNER: Octavia Spencer for Gifted

NAACP Music Makes A Difference Honor award was presented to Charlie Wilson.

The NAACP Chairman’s Award was given to William Lucy.

(Last Updated January 15, 2018 11:11 pm )

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