Tiffany Haddish, black-ish and Get Out win big at the NAACP Image Awards 2018

This year’s NAACP (National Asssociation for the Advancement of Coloured People) Image Awards honoured a range of our favourites.

The event was hosted by black-ish‘s Anthony Anderson (who also took home an award) and the award for Entertainer of the Year was presented to Ava Duvernay, the director of Selma and A Wrinkle in Time. 

Some awards were given out at a non-televised event on Sunday, while the televised event took place on Monday evening.

Check out the complete list of winners here:

Entertainer of the Year: Ava Duvernay



Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture: Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture: Octavia Spencer, Gifted

Outstanding Motion Picture: Girls Trip

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture: Idris Elba, THOR: Ragnarok

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture: Tiffany Haddish, Girls Trip

Outstanding Independent Motion Picture: Detroit

Outstanding Documentary (Film): STEP

Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture: Jordan Peele, Get Out

Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture: Jordan Peele, Get Out



Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series: Anthony Anderson, black-ish

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series: Tracee Ellis Ross, black-ish

Outstanding Comedy Series: black-ish

Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series: Omari Hardwick, Power

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

Outstanding Drama Series: Power

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Jay Ellis, Insecure

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Marsai Martin, black-ish

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Joe Morton, Scandal

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

Outstanding Television Movie, Limited – Series or Dramatic Special: The New Edition Story

Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special: Idris Elba, Guerrilla

Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited -Series or Dramatic Special: Queen Latifah, Flint

Outstanding News/ Information – (Series or Special): Unsung

Outstanding Talk Series: The Real

Outstanding Reality Program/Reality Competition Series: The Manns

Outstanding Variety or Game Show – (Series or Special): Lip Sync Battle

Outstanding Children’s Program: Doc McStuffins

Outstanding Performance by a Youth (Series, Special, Television Movie or Limited Series): Caleb McLaughlin, Stranger Things

Outstanding Host in a Talk or News/Information (Series or Special) – Individual or Ensemble: Roland Martin, News One Now

Outstanding Host in a Reality/Reality Competition, Game Show or Variety (Series or Special) – Individual or Ensemble: LL Cool J, Lip Sync Battle

Outstanding Documentary (Television): The 44th President: In His Own Words

Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series: Janine Barrois – Claws – Batsh*t

Outstanding Writing in a Dramatic Series: Gina Prince-Bythewood – Shots Fired – Hour One: Pilot

Outstanding Writing in a Television Movie or Special: Abdul Williams – The New Edition Story – Part 2

Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series: Anton Cropper, black-ish – Juneteenth

Outstanding Directing in a Dramatic Series: Carl Franklin – 13 Reasons Why – Tape 5, Side B

Outstanding Directing in a Television Movie or Special: Allen Hughes – The Defiant Ones

Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance: Tiffany Haddish, Legends of Chamberlain Heights 



Outstanding New Artist: SZA

Outstanding Male Artist: Bruno Mars

Outstanding Female Artist: Mary J. Blige

Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration: Kendrick Lamar feat. Rihanna

Outstanding Jazz Album: “Petite Afrique” – Somi

Outstanding Gospel/Christian Album (Traditional or Contemporary): Greenleaf Soundtrack Volume 2 – Greenleaf Soundtrack

Outstanding Music Video/Visual Album: That’s What I Like – Bruno Mars

Outstanding Song – Traditional: “That’s What I Like” – Bruno Mars (Atlantic Records)

Outstanding Album: DAMN. – Kendrick Lamar

Outstanding Song – Contemporary: HUMBLE. – Kendrick Lamar



Outstanding Literary Work – Fiction: “The Annotated African American Folktales” – Henry Louis Gates Jr. (Editor),Maria Tatar (Editor)

Outstanding Literary Work – Non-Fiction: “Defining Moments in Black History: Reading Between the Lies” – Dick Gregory

Outstanding Literary Work – Debut Author: “No One Is Coming to Save Us” – Stephanie Powell Watts

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)

Outstanding Literary Work – Instructional: “The Awakened Woman: Remembering & Reigniting our Sacred Dreams ” – Dr. Tererai Trent (Author), Oprah Winfrey (Foreword By)

Outstanding Literary Work – Poetry: “Incendiary Art: Poems” – Patricia Smith

Outstanding Literary Work – Children: “Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History ” – Vashti Harrison (Author)

Outstanding Literary Work – Youth / Teens: “Clayton Byrd Goes Underground” – Rita Williams-Garcia, (Author), Frank Morrison (Illustrator),

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