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49th NAACP Image Awards: Girls Trip, Get Out, black-ish and Idris Elba win big

The 49th NAACP Image Awards, handed out over two nights (Sunday and Monday) reveal their winners tonight in Motion Picture and Television and Entertainer of the Year.

Get Out was the big winner of the evening, grabbing Actor in a Motion Picture (Daniel Kaluuya) and Directing and Writing wins for Jordan Peele. But Motion Picture went to the raucous hit Girls Trip, which also won Tiffany Haddish the Supporting Actress prize.  Idris Elba was a double winner, for Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture (Thor: Ragnarok) and Actor in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special for Guerilla. black-ish was also a multi-winner, which dominated the Comedy categories for television.

Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning director Ava DuVernay was chosen as the Entertainer of the Year winner.

Anthony Anderson (black-ish) hosted the evening and was a winner tonight himself.

Here are the winners.

ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR

Ava DuVernay

MOTION PICTURE

Outstanding Motion Picture

“Detroit” (Annapurna Pictures)
“Get Out” (Universal Pictures)
“Girls Trip” (Universal Pictures)
“Marshall” (Open Road Films)
“Roman J. Israel, Esq.” (Sony Pictures Entertainment)

Outstanding Independent Motion Picture

“Detroit” (Annapurna Pictures)

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

Daniel Kaluuya – “Get Out” (Universal Pictures)

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture

Octavia Spencer – “Gifted” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

Idris Elba – “Thor: Ragnarok” (Marvel Studios)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Tiffany Haddish – “Girls Trip” (Universal Pictures)

Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture

Jordan Peele – “Get Out” (Universal Pictures)

Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture

Jordan Peele – “Get Out” (Universal Pictures)

TELEVISION

Outstanding Comedy Series

“black-ish” (ABC)

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson – “black-ish” (ABC)

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series

Tracee Ellis Ross – “black-ish ” (ABC)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Jay Ellis – “Insecure” (HBO)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Marsai Martin – “black-ish” (ABC)

Outstanding Drama Series

“Power” (Starz)

Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series

Omari Hardwick – “Power” (Starz)

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series

Taraji P. Henson – “Empire” (FOX)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Joe Morton – “Scandal” (ABC)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Naturi Naughton – “Power” (Starz)

Outstanding Television Movie, Limited – Series or Dramatic Special

“The New Edition Story” (BET)

Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special

Idris Elba – “Guerrilla” (Showtime)

Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special

Queen Latifah – “Flint” (Lifetime)

Outstanding News/ Information – (Series or Special)

“Unsung” (TV One)

Outstanding Talk Series

“The Real” (Syndicated)

Outstanding Reality Program/Reality Competition Series

“The Manns” (TV One)

Outstanding Variety or Game Show – (Series or Special)

“Lip Sync Battle” (Spike)

Outstanding Children’s Program

“Doc McStuffins” (Disney Junior)

Outstanding Performance by a Youth (Series, Special, Television Movie or Limited Series)

Caleb McLaughlin – “Stranger Things” (Netflix)

Outstanding Host in a Talk or News/Information (Series or Special) – Individual or Ensemble

Roland Martin – “News One Now” (TV One)

Outstanding Host in a Reality/Reality Competition, Game Show or Variety (Series or Special) – Individual or Ensemble

LL Cool J – “Lip Sync Battle” (Spike)

RECORDING

Outstanding New Artist

SZA – “Ctrl” (RCA Records/Top Dawg Entertainment)

Outstanding Male Artist

Bruno Mars – “Versace On the Floor” (Atlantic Records)

Outstanding Female Artist

Mary J. Blige – “Strength of a Woman” (Capitol Records)

Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration

Kendrick Lamar feat. Rihanna – “LOYALTY.” (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope)

Outstanding Jazz Album

“Petite Afrique” – Somi (Sony Music/OKeh)

Outstanding Gospel/Christian Album (Traditional or Contemporary)

“Greenleaf Soundtrack Volume 2” – Greenleaf Soundtrack (RCA Inspiration)

Outstanding Music Video/Visual Album

“That’s What I Like” – Bruno Mars (Atlantic Records)

Outstanding Song – Traditional

“That’s What I Like” – Bruno Mars (Atlantic Records)

Outstanding Song – Contemporary

“HUMBLE.” – Kendrick Lamar (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope)

Outstanding Album

“DAMN.” – Kendrick Lamar (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope)

LITERATURE

Outstanding Literary Work – Fiction

“The Annotated African American Folktales” – Henry Louis Gates Jr. (Author), Maria Tatar (Author) (Liveright Publishing Corporation)

Outstanding Literary Work – Non-Fiction

“Defining Moments in Black History: Reading Between the Lies” – Dick Gregory (HarperCollins Publishers)

Outstanding Literary Work – Debut Author

“No One Is Coming to Save Us” – Stephanie Powell Watts (HarperCollins Publishers)

Outstanding Literary Work – Biography / Autobiography

“Becoming Ms. Burton – From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women” – Susan Burton (Author), Cari Lynn (Author), Michelle Alexander (Foreword By) (The New Press)

Outstanding Literary Work – Instructional

“The Awakened Woman: Remembering & Reigniting Our Sacred Dreams” – Dr. Tererai Trent (Author), Oprah Winfrey (Foreword By) (Simon and Schuster)

Outstanding Literary Work – Poetry

“Incendiary Art: Poems” – Patricia Smith (TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press)

Outstanding Literary Work – Children

“Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History” – Vashti Harrison (Hachette Book Group)

Outstanding Literary Work – Youth / Teens

“Clayton Byrd Goes Underground” – Rita Williams-Garcia (Author), Frank Morrison (Illustrator) (Amistad/HarperCollins Publishers)

About Erik Anderson

Erik thanks his mother for his love of all things Oscar, having watched the Academy Awards together since he was in the single digits; making lists, rankings and predictions throughout the show. This led him down the path to obsessing about awards. Much later, he found himself at GoldDerby, led by Tom O’Neill and then migrated over to Oscarwatch (now AwardsDaily), headed up by Sasha Stone before breaking off to create AwardsWatch. He is a member of the International Cinephile Society, GALECA (The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics), the International Press Academy and is the founder/owner of AwardsWatch.

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