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Sunday, February 12, 2017

2017 NAACP Image Award Winners List


The NAACP Image Awards opened with an emotional "Thanks Obama" tribute to former President Barack Obama with Andra Day singing "Rise Up" as slides played in the background, setting the tage for a night of pride in the work of  African Americans.
 
Beyonce and Dewayne "The Rock" Johnson walked away as top winners at the 2017 NAACP Awards.. Beyonce won five of the nomination forwhich she was nominated, including Artist of the Year.  Johnson was named Entertainer of the Year.  OWN's "Queen Sugar" also had a big night, winning its first award within one season for Outstanding Dramatic Series
 
Congrats to all winners listed below:
 
2017 NAACP Image Award Winners

Entertainer of the Year: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson
Outstanding Motion PictureHidden Figures
Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture: Taraji P. Henson, Hidden Figures
Outstanding Drama SeriesQueen 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 SeriesBlack-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 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
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