taraji p henson naacp image awards 2015 gi 2015 NAACP Image Awards full winners listThe 46th NAACP Image Awards were handed out Friday, Feb. 6. The program was hosted by “Black-ish” star Anthony Anderson, who was also a winner. The Image Awards honor the best in film, TV, music and literature. The 2015 award receipts include Viola Davis for her work in “How To Get Away With Murder” , the Oscar-nominated film “Selma,” and “Empire’s” Taraji P. Henson taking home the biggest award of the night. 

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Take a look at the full winner’s list below. The winner in each category is in bold. 

Entertainer of the Year

Beyonce
Chris Rock
Kendrick Lamar
Key & Peele
Shonda Rhimes
Taraji P. Henson 
Viola Davis 

TV
Outstanding Comedy Series

“black-ish” (ABC)
“House of Lies” (Showtime)
“Key & Peele” (Comedy Central)
“Orange is the New Black” (Netflix)
“Real Husbands of Hollywood” (BET)
Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series

Andre Braugher – “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (FOX)
Anthony Anderson – “‘black-ish” (ABC)
Don Cheadle – “House of Lies” (Showtime)
Keegan-Michael Key – “Key & Peele” (Comedy Central)
Kevin Hart – “Real Husbands of Hollywood” (BET)

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series

Mindy Kaling – “The Mindy Project (FOX)
Niecy Nash – “The Soul Man” (TV Land)
Tracee Ellis Ross – “black-ish” (ABC)
Uzo Aduba – “Orange is the New Black” (Netflix)
Wendy Raquel Robinson – “The Game” (BET)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series


Boris Kodjoe – “Real Husbands of Hollywood” (BET)
Glynn Turman – “House of Lies” (Showtime)
Laurence Fishburne – “black-ish” (ABC)
Marcus Scribner – “black-ish” (ABC)
Terry Crews – “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (FOX)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series


Adrienne C. Moore – “Orange is the New Black” (Netflix)
Laverne Cox – “Orange is the New Black” (Netflix)
Lorraine Toussaint – “Orange is the New Black” (Netflix)
Sofia Vergara – “Modern Family” (ABC)
Yara Shahidi – “black-ish” (ABC)

Outstanding Drama Series


“Being Mary Jane” (BET)
“Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC)
“House of Cards” (Netflix)
“How to Get Away with Murder” (ABC)
“Scandal” (ABC)

Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series

LL Cool J – “NCIS: LA” (CBS)
Omar Epps – “Resurrection” (ABC)
Omari Hardwick – “Being Mary Jane” (BET)
Shemar Moore – “Criminal Minds” (CBS)
Taye Diggs – “Murder in the First” (TNT)

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series


Gabrielle Union – “Being Mary Jane” (BET)
Kerry Washington – “Scandal” (ABC)
Nicole Beharie – “Sleepy Hollow” (FOX)
Octavia Spencer – “Red Band Society” (FOX)
Viola Davis – “How to Get Away with Murder” (ABC)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Alfred Enoch – “How to Get Away with Murder” (ABC)
Courtney B. Vance – “Masters of Sex” (Showtime)
Guillermo Diaz – “Scandal” (ABC)
Jeffrey Wright – “Boardwalk Empire” (HBO)
Joe Morton – “Scandal” (ABC)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Aja Naomi King – “How to Get Away with Murder” (ABC)
Alfre Woodard – “State of Affairs” (NBC)
Chandra Wilson – “Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC)
Khandi Alexander – “Scandal” (ABC)
Jada Pinkett Smith – “Gotham” (FOX)

Outstanding Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special


“A Day Late and a Dollar Short” (Lifetime Networks)
“American Horror Story: Freak Show” (FX)
“Drumline: A New Beat” (VH1)
“The Gabby Douglas Story” (Lifetime Networks)
“The Trip to Bountiful” (Lifetime Networks)

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

Blair Underwood – “The Trip to Bountiful” (Lifetime Networks)
Charles S. Dutton – “Comeback Dad” (UP Entertainment)
Larenz Tate – “Gun Hill” (BET)
Mekhi Phifer – “A Day Late and a Dollar Short” (Lifetime Networks)
Ving Rhames – “A Day Late and a Dollar Short” (Lifetime Networks)

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


Angela Bassett – “American Horror Story: Freak Show” (FX)
Cicely Tyson – “The Trip to Bountiful” (Lifetime Networks)
Keke Palmer – “The Trip to Bountiful” (Lifetime Networks)
Regina King – “The Gabby Douglas Story” (Lifetime Networks)
Vanessa Williams – “The Trip to Bountiful” (Lifetime Networks)
Outstanding News/ Information (Series or Special)
“America After Ferguson” (PBS)
“Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.” (PBS)
“Melissa Harris Perry” (MSNBC)
“Oprah’s Lifeclass” (OWN)
“Unsung” (TV One)

Outstanding Talk Series

“Oprah Prime” (OWN)
“Steve Harvey” (Syndicated)
“The Queen Latifah Show” (Syndicated)
“The View” (ABC)
“The Wendy Williams Show” (Syndicated)

Outstanding Reality Series

“Shark Tank” (ABC)
“Iyanla: Fix My Life” (OWN)
“Dancing with the Stars” (ABC)
“The Voice” (NBC)
“Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s” (OWN)

Outstanding Variety (Series or Special)

“BET Awards” (BET)
“Family Feud” (Syndicated)
“Beyonce Jay Z On The Run” (HBO)
“Oprah’s Master Class” (OWN)
“UNCF An Evening of Stars” (NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, The CW, BET, Centric)

Outstanding Children’s Program


“Doc McStuffins” (Disney Junior)
“Anna Deavere Smith: A YoungArts Masterclass” (HBO)
“HALO Awards” (Nickelodeon)
“Dora and Friends: Into The City!” (Nickelodeon)
“Kid President: Declaration of Awesome” (HUB) 

Outstanding Host in a Talk, Reality, News/Information or Variety Series

Steve Harvey – “Steve Harvey” (Syndicated)
Queen Latifah – “The Queen Latifah Show” (Syndicated)
Chris Rock – “BET Awards” (BET)
Gwen Ifill – “America After Ferguson” (PBS)
Melissa Harris Perry – “Melissa Harris Perry” (MSNBC)

Film 
Outstanding Motion Picture
“Belle” (Fox Searchlight Pictures/ DJ Films)
“Beyond The Lights” (Relativity Media)
“Dear White People” (Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions)
“Get On Up” (Universal Pictures)
“Selma” (Paramount Pictures)

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Chadwick Boseman – “Get On Up” (Universal Pictures)
David Oyelowo – “Selma” (Paramount Pictures)
Denzel Washington – “The Equalizer” (Columbia Pictures)
Idris Elba – “No Good Deed” (Screen Gems)
Nate Parker – “Beyond The Lights” (Relativity Media)

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
Gugu Mbatha-Raw – “Belle” (Fox Searchlight Pictures/ DJ Films)
Quvenzhane Wallis – “Annie” (Columbia Pictures)
Taraji P. Henson – “No Good Deed” (Screen Gems)
Tessa Thompson – “Dear White People” (Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions)
Viola Davis – “The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby” (The Weinstein Company)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

Andre Holland – “Selma” (Paramount Pictures)
Cedric the Entertainer – “Top Five” (Paramount Pictures)
Common – “Selma” (Paramount Pictures)
Danny Glover – “Beyond The Lights” (Relativity Media)
Wendell Pierce – “Selma” (Paramount Pictures)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Carmen Ejogo – “Selma” (Paramount Pictures)
Jill Scott – “Get On Up” (Universal Pictures)
Octavia Spencer – “Get On Up” (Universal Pictures)
Oprah Winfrey – “Selma” (Paramount Pictures)
Viola Davis – “Get On Up” (Universal Pictures)
Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture
Chris Rock – “Top Five” (Paramount Pictures)
Richard Wenk – “The Equalizer” (Columbia Pictures)
Misan Sagay – “Belle” (Fox Searchlight Pictures/ DJ Films)
Justin Simien – “Dear White People” (Roadside Attractions and Lionsgate)
Margaret Nagle – “The Good Lie” (Alcon Entertainment)
Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture
Amma Asante – “Belle” (Fox Searchlight Pictures/ DJ Films)
Antoine Fuqua – “The Equalizer” (Columbia Pictures)
Ava DuVernay – “Selma” (Paramount Pictures)
John Ridley – “JIMI: All Is By My Side” (XLrator Media)
Gina Prince-Bythewood – “Beyond The Lights” (Relativity Media)

Music
Outstanding New Artist
Aloe Blacc (XIX Recordings/Interscope Records)
Erica Campbell (My Block Inc./eOne Music)
Jhene Aiko (Def Jam Recordings)
Liv Warfield (Kobalt Label Services)
3 Winans Brothers (BMG)

Outstanding Male Artist

John Legend (Columbia Records)
Kem (Motown – Capitol)
Kendrick Lamar (Interscope Records)
Michael Jackson (Epic Records)
Pharrell Williams (Columbia Records)

Outstanding Female Artist

Alicia Keys (RCA Records)
Beyonce (Columbia Records)
Jennifer Hudson (RCA Records)
Ledisi (Verve Records)
Mary J Blige (Capitol)

Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration

“Being With You” – Smokey Robinson feat. Mary J Blige (Verve)
“Brand New” – Pharrell Williams feat. Justin Timberlake (Columbia Records)
“Gust of Wind” – Pharrell Williams feat. Daft Punk (Columbia Records)
“Love, Marriage & Divorce” – Toni Braxton & Babyface (Def Jam Recordings)
“Stay with Me” – Sam Smith feat. Mary J Blige (Capitol)

Outstanding Jazz Album

“My Old Friend: Celebrating George Duke” – Al Jarreau (Concord)
“Dave Koz and Friends: The 25th of December” – Dave Koz (Concord Records)
“Beautiful Life” – Dianne Reeves (Concord)
“Living My Dream” – Jonathan Butler (Rendezvous Music)
“Up” – Stanley Clarke (Mack Avenue Records)

Outstanding Gospel Album (Traditional or Contemporary)

“Duets” – Donnie McClurkin (RCA Inspiration)
“Help” – Erica Campbell (My Block Inc./eOne Music)
“I Will Trust” – Fred Hammond (RCA Inspiration)
“Where My Heart Belongs” – Gladys Knight (Shadow Mountain Records)
“Journey To Freedom” – Michelle Williams (eOne Music)

Outstanding Music Video


“Pretty Hurts” – Beyonce (Columbia Records)
“You & I (Nobody in the World)” – John Legend (Columbia Records)
“It’s You” – KEM (Motown – Capitol)
“i” – Kendrick Lamar (TDE/Interscope)
“Love Never Felt So Good” – Michael Jackson feat. Justin Timberlake (Epic Records)

Outstanding Song

“We Are Here” – Alicia Keys (RCA Records)
“The Man” – Aloe Blacc (Interscope Records)
“Pretty Hurts” – Beyonce (Columbia Records)
“i” – Kendrick Lamar (TDE/Interscope)
“Good Kisser” – Usher (RCA Records)

Outstanding Album

“Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics” – Aretha Franklin (RCA Records)
“Beyonce Platinum Edition” – Beyonce (Columbia Records)
“JHUD” – Jennifer Hudson (RCA Records)
“G I R L” – Pharrell Williams (Columbia Records)
“Love, Marriage & Divorce” – Toni Braxton & Babyface (Def Jam Recordings)

The winners in the additional categories can be found at the official NAACP page

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