IMAGE Awards winners

posted by Joel Riley - 

Taraji P. Henson took home two NAACP Image Awards on Saturday night. One was for her role in Hidden Figures, which was named Best Movie. Henson won for her vivacious role as Cookie on TV’s Empire and as Katherine G. Johnson in Hidden Figures. The Oscar-nominated film tells the story of the mathematical contributions of African-American women to NASA’s space program. Anthony Anderson, star of ABC’s black-ish, hosted the show.

The Image Awards were established in 1967 “to honor outstanding black actors, actresses, writers, producers, directors, and recognize those working in Hollywood who supported those artists.” Here are the top 2017 winners in film, television and music:

Outstanding Drama Series: Queen Sugar (OWN)

Outstanding Comedy Series: black-ish (ABC)

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

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

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series: Tracee Ellis Ross, “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 Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Tichina Arnold, Survivor’s Remorse (Starz)

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

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

Outstanding TV-Movie, Miniseries or Dramatic Special: The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story (FX)

Outstanding Actor in a TV-Movie, Miniseries or Dramatic Special: Courtney B. Vance, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story (FX)

Outstanding Actress in a TV-Movie, Miniseries or Dramatic Special: Regina King, American Crime (ABC)

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

Outstanding Talk Series: Steve Harvey (Syndicated)

Outstanding Reality Program/Reality Competition Series: Iyanla: Fix My Life (OWN)

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

Outstanding Children’s Program: An American Girl Story – Melody 1963: Love Has to Win (Amazon)

Outstanding Performance by a Youth (Series, Special, TV-Movie or Miniseries): Marsai Martin, black-ish (ABC)

Outstanding Host in a News, Talk, Reality, or Variety Program (Series or Special) – Individual or Ensemble: Roland S. Martin, NewsOne Now With Roland S. Martin (TV One)


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