2017 NAACP Image Award Winners

The 2017 NAACP Image Awards celebrated the best in black film, music, television and arts Saturday night. And here’s the list of the 2017 NAACP Image Award winners:

Movies

Outstanding Motion Picture: Hidden FiguresOutstanding Actress in a Motion Picture: Taraji P. Henson, Hidden Figures

Outstanding Drama Series: Queen Sugar

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series: Anthony Anderson, Black-ish

Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series: Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us

Outstanding Comedy Series: Black-ish

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series: Taraji P. Henson, Empire

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series: Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture: Denzel Washington, Fences

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture: Mahershala Ali, Moonlight 

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture: Viola Davis, Fences 

Outstanding Independent Motion Picture: Moonlight 

Outstanding Documentary (Film): 13TH

Entertainer of the Year: Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson



Music

Outstanding New Artist: Chance the Rapper

Outstanding Male Artist: Maxwell 

Outstanding Female Artist: Beyoncé

Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration: “Freedom,” Beyoncé feat. Kendrick Lamar 

Outstanding Jazz Album: Latin American Songbook, Edward Simon

Outstanding Gospel Album (Traditional or Contemporary): One Way, Tamela Mann

 Outstanding Music Video: “Formation,”  Beyoncé 

Outstanding Song (Traditional): “I See A Victory,” Kim Burrell and Pharrell Williams

Outstanding Album: Lemonade, Beyoncé 

Outstanding Song (Contemporary): “Freedom,” Beyoncé feat. Kendrick Lamar 

Television

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Laurence Fishburne, Black-ish

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Tichina Arnold, Survivor's Remorse 

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Jussie Smollett, Empire 

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Naturi Naughton, Power 

Outstanding Television Movie, Limited-Series: The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Limited-Series, or Dramatic Special: Courtney B. Vance, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited-Series, or Dramatic Special: Regina King, American Crime

Outstanding News/Information (Series or Special): BET Love and Happiness White House Special 

Outstanding Talk Series: Steve Harvey

Outstanding Reality Program/Reality Competition Series: Iyanla: Fix My Life

Outstanding Variety (Series or Special): 2016 Black Girls Rock

Outstanding Children's Program: An American Girl Story – Melody 1963: Love Has to Win

 Outstanding Performance by a Youth (Series, Special, Television Movie or Limited-Series): Marsai Martin, Black-ish

Outstanding Host in a News, Talk, or Variety Program: Roland S. Martin – NewsOne Now with Roland S. Martin 

Outstanding Documentary (Television): Roots: A New Vision

 Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series: Kenya Barris, Black-ish

Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series: Ava DuVernay, Queen Sugar 

Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Film): Barry Jenkins, Moonlight 

Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series: Donald Glover, Atlanta–Value 

Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series: John Singleton, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story–The Race Card 

Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Television): Rick Famuyiwa, Confirmation 

Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Television): Charles Murray, Roots–Night 3 

Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance (Television or Film): Idris Elba, The Jungle Book 

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Literary Works

Outstanding Literary Work (Fiction): The Book of Harlan, Bernice L. McFadden

Outstanding Literary Work (Nonfiction): Hidden Figures, Margot Lee Shetterly 

Outstanding Literary Work, (Debut Author): Born A Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood, Trevor Noah

Outstanding Literary Work (Biography/Autobiography): Born A Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood, Trevor Noah

 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, Daniel Paisner 

Outstanding Literary Work (Poetry): Collected Poems: 1974-2004, Rita Dove 

Outstanding Literary Work (Children): Tiny Stitches: The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas, Gwendolyn Hooks, Colin Bootman

 Outstanding Literary Work (Youth/Teens): As Brave As You, Jason Reynolds

Sports

The Jackie Robinson Sports Award: LeBron James

The Chairman's Award: Charles J. Ogletree Jr. 




 


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