Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022

Jennifer Hudson was named entertainer of the year at the 53rd annual NAACP Image Awards that highlighted works by entertainers and writers of color.

After Hudson accepted the award Saturday night, the singer-actor thanked the NAACP for inspiring "little girls like me." She beat out Regina...

Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022

Netflix could be a dominant force at next month's NAACP Image Awards.

The streaming giant on Tuesday emerged with a leading 52 nominations including the film "The Harder They Fall." The movie — featuring a large starry cast including Regina King, Jonathan Majors, Idris Elba and LaKeith...

Saturday, Mar. 27, 2021

Eddie Murphy was inducted into the NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame at the organization's show that highlighted works by entertainers and athletes of color.

After Murphy accepted his induction award Saturday night, the actor-comedian said he was "very moved" by the honor. He was presented...

Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021

With his final two performances, the late Chadwick Boseman earned two NAACP Image Awards nominations Tuesday, while "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" could make its presence felt at next month's ceremony.

Boseman scored nods for his work in the Netflix films "Da 5 Bloods" and "Ma Rainey's Black...

Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020

Lizzo was named entertainer of the year and “Just Mercy” won best motion picture, best actor and best supporting actor Saturday (2/22) at the NAACP Image Awards, as the show that recognizes entertainers of color ladled honors on the film that was snubbed by bigger shows throughout awards season...

Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020

Netflix will make its presence felt at the 51st NAACP Image Awards next month. 

The streaming giant on Thursday garnered the most nominations with 42, including for Ava DuVernay’s limited series “Whey They See Us” and the Eddie Murphy-led film “Dolemite is My Name.” Thirty of Netflix’s...

Sunday, Mar. 31, 2019

Beyonce was named entertainer of the year at the 50th annual NAACP Image Awards that highlighted works by entertainers and writers of color.

After Beyonce accepted the award Saturday night, the superstar paid homage to the people who were nominated in the same category as her. She beat...

Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019

Coming off a big night at the Grammys, Donald Glover and his alter-ego Childish Gambino were nominated Wednesday for five NAACP Image Awards.

Glover is nominated for his acting and directing on “Atlanta.” The FX show itself is nominated for best comedy series. On the music side, Childish...

Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017

"Hidden Figures" and Taraji P. Henson had a big night at the NAACP Image Awards, where Hollywood glamour shared the stage with somber remarks from the director of Washington's new African-American museum.

"Hidden Figures," the fact-based drama about the contributions of black female...

Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016

Beyonce leads the field in the NAACP Image Award nominations, but there’s a friendly rival close behind: sister Solange.

Beyonce received seven nominations for the 48th annual Image Awards, including entertainer of the year, outstanding female artist and best album, for “Lemonade,” it was...

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