I LOVED the NAACP Image awards last night, not only for the black excellence but for the winners as well.
The show started out with Anthony Anderson hosting and telling a few jokes. He actually took home the award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy TV Series for Blackish.
The first winner was Octavia Spencer winning the Outstanding Actress Award for a Drama Movie in Gifted
Girls Trip won for best Motion Picture. (Tiffany Haddish had a good year last year.)
The show Black-ish won for Outstanding Comedy TV Series.
Tracee Ellis Ross won for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series for Black-ish
(How dope, the TV comedy couple won.)
Omari Hardwick won for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series for Power.
The show won for Power Outstanding Drama Series.
The actress Naturi Naughton won for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series for Power.
Taraji P. Henson won for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Empire
Charlie Wilson was awarded the Make A Difference Award for raising awareness to homelessness in America.
Daniel Kaluuya, won for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture, for Get Out, which was his first award.
Jay Ellis won Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his role in Insecure.
My fav SZA won for Outstanding new artist
Bruno Mars won for Outstanding traditional song AND Outstanding Music Video/Visual Album
Check out the full list of winner at: http://ew.com/awards/2018/01/15/naacp-image-awards-2018-winners/
It was really nice seeing some of my favorite shows nominated and even winning well-deserved awards. Hopefully “the Academy” will pick up on their great talent and ALL of these winners will be nominated for the Oscars.
Danii Gold out!