Complete List of Winners for the 54th Annual NAACP Image Awards!
Since 1967, the NAACP Image Awards has been designed to shine a spotlight on humanitarians, global leaders, and Black entertainers who leave an indelible mark on the world each year. This year, the awards celebration lasted a week long with the final day of awards taking place Saturday February 26th hosted by GRAMMY, Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress and producer Queen Latifah.
The final night of celebration kicked off with a "golden" carpet filled with A-List celebrities and enough couture for at least 50 fashion shows! Queen Latifah started the night off with a wonderful rendition of "I'm Gonna Live Til I Die" in a way that only she could! Jennifer Hudson, Quinta Brunson, Keke Palmer and more scored wins during the pre-awards festivities, while Saturday's ceremony saw Angela Bassett, Viola Davis, Will Smith and more honored for their artistic contributions.
Broadcast on BET and simulcast on BET Her, CBS, CMT, Comedy Central, Logo, MTV, MTV2, Paramount Network, Pop TV, Smithsonian, TV Land and VH1 here is a full list of categories and the winners!
ACTIVIST OF THE YEAR AWARD
Dr. Derrick Lee Foward
Congressman Bennie G. Thompson
JACKIE ROBINSON SPORTS AWARD
Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union-Wade
SOCIAL JUSTICE IMPACT AWARD
Attorney Ben Crump
YOUTH ACTIVIST OF THE YEAR AWARD
Bradley Ross Jackson
ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR NOMINEES
Angela Bassett Mary J. Blige Quinta Brunson Viola Davis Zendaya
MOTION PICTURE CATEGORIES
Outstanding Motion Picture
A Jazzman's Blues (Netflix) Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (Marvel Studios) Emancipation (Apple TV) The Woman King (Sony Pictures Releasing) TILL (United Artists Releasing/Orion Pictures)
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Daniel Kaluuya – Nope (Universal Pictures) Jonathan Majors – Devotion (Sony Pictures Entertainment) Joshua Boone – A Jazzman's Blues (Netflix) Sterling K. Brown – Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul (Focus Features) Will Smith – Emancipation (Apple)
Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
Danielle Deadwyler – TILL (United Artists Releasing/Orion Pictures) Keke Palmer – Alice (Vertical Entertainment) Letitia Wright – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (Marvel Studios) Regina Hall – Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul (Focus Features) Viola Davis – The Woman King (Sony Pictures Releasing)
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Aldis Hodge – Black Adam (Warner Bros. Pictures / New Line Cinema) Cliff "Method Man" Smith – On The Come Up (Paramount Pictures) Jalyn Hall – TILL (United Artists Releasing/Orion Pictures) John Boyega – The Woman King (Sony Pictures Releasing) Tenoch Huerta – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (Marvel Studios)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Angela Bassett – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (Marvel Studios) Danai Gurira – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (Marvel Studios) Janelle Monáe – Glass Onion: A Knives OutMystery (Netflix) Lashana Lynch – The Woman King (Sony Pictures Releasing) Lupita Nyong'o – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (Marvel Studios)
Outstanding Independent Motion Picture
Breaking (Bleecker Street) Causeway (Apple TV) Mr. Malcolm's List (Bleecker Street) Remember Me: The Mahalia Jackson Story (Hulu) The Inspection (A24)
Outstanding International Motion Picture
Athena (Netflix) Bantú Mama (ARRAY) Broker (NEON) Learn to Swim (ARRAY) The Silent Twins (Focus Features)
Outstanding Breakthrough Performance in a Motion Picture