48th NAACP Image Awards

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48th NAACP Image Awards
Date February 11, 2017
Site Pasadena, California
Hosted by Anthony Anderson
Official website NAACPImageAwards.net
Television coverage
Network TV One

The 48th NAACP Image Awards, presented by the NAACP, honored outstanding representations and achievements of people of color in motion pictures, television, music and literature during the 2016 calendar year. The 48th ceremony was hosted by Anthony Anderson and broadcast on TV One. All nominees are listed below, and the winners will be listed in bold.

Contents

Motion Picture[edit]

Source[1]

Outstanding Motion Picture[edit]

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture[edit]

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture[edit]

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture[edit]

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture[edit]

Outstanding Independent Motion Picture[edit]

Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture[edit]

Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture[edit]

Television[edit]

Outstanding Drama Series[edit]

Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series[edit]

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series[edit]

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series[edit]

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series[edit]

Outstanding Directing in a Dramatic Series[edit]

Outstanding Writing in a Dramatic Series[edit]

Outstanding Comedy Series[edit]

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series[edit]

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series[edit]

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series[edit]

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series[edit]

Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series[edit]

Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series[edit]

Outstanding Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special[edit]

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

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

Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Television)[edit]

Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture – (Television)[edit]

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

Outstanding Talk Series[edit]

Outstanding Variety (Series or Special)[edit]

Outstanding Reality Program/Reality Competition Series[edit]

Outstanding Children’s Program[edit]

Outstanding News / Information – (Series or Special)[edit]

Outstanding Host in a Talk, Reality, News/ Information or Variety (Series or Special)[edit]

Documentary[edit]

Outstanding Documentary – (Film)[edit]

Outstanding Documentary – (Television)[edit]

  • Roots: A New Vision
    • Major League Legends: Hank Aaron
    • Policing the Police
    • Roots: A History Revealed
    • Streets of Compton

Animated/CGI[edit]

Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance – (Television or Film)[edit]

Music[edit]

Outstanding New Artist[edit]

Outstanding Male Artist[edit]

Outstanding Female Artist[edit]

Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration[edit]

Outstanding Jazz Album[edit]

Outstanding Gospel Album – Traditional or Contemporary[edit]

Outstanding Music Video[edit]

Outstanding Song, Contemporary[edit]

Outstanding Song, Traditional[edit]

Outstanding Album[edit]

Literature[edit]

Outstanding Literary Work, Fiction[edit]

Outstanding Literary Work, Non-Fiction[edit]

Outstanding Literary Work, Debut Author[edit]

  • Trevor Noah – Born A Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood
    • Lisa Fenn – Carry On
    • Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve Crook County: Racism and Injustice in America's Largest Criminal Court
    • Natashia Deón – Grace: A Novel
    • Cory BookerUnited: Thoughts on Finding Common Ground and Advancing the Common Good

Outstanding Literary Work, Biography/Auto-Biography[edit]

  • Trevor Noah – Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood
    • Taraji P. HensonAround the Way Girl: A Memoir
    • Nathaniel Jones – Answering the Call: An Autobiography of the Modern Struggle to End Racial Discrimination in America
    • Mychal Denzel SmithInvisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching, A Young Black Man's Education
    • Herb Powell and Maurice WhiteMy Life with Earth, Wind & Fire

Outstanding Literary Work, Instructional[edit]

  • Daymond John and Daniel PaisnerThe Power of Broke: How Empty Pockets, a Tight Budget, and a Hunger for Success Can Become Your Greatest Competitive Advantage
    • JJ SmithGreen Smoothies for Life
    • LA ReidLA Reid Sing to Me: My Story of Making Music, Finding Magic, and Searching for Who's Next
    • Joy M. Scott-Carrol and Anthony SparksRunning the Long Race in Gifted Education: Narratives and Interviews from Culturally Diverse Gifted Adults
    • The Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, and Douglas Abrams – The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World

Outstanding Literary Work, Poetry[edit]

  • Rita DoveCollected Poems: 1974 – 2004
    • Clint SmithCounting Descent
    • Jamaal MayThe Big Book of Exit Strategies
    • Joshua Bennett – The Sobbing School
    • Phillip B. Williams – Thief in the Interior

Outstanding Literary Work, Children[edit]

  • Andrea Davis PinkneyA Poem for Peter: The Story of Ezra Jack Keats and the Creation of The Snowy Day
    • Karissa Culbreath – Daddy's Little Girl
    • Javaka Steptoe – Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat
    • Nikkolas Smith – The Golden Girls Of Rio
    • Gwendolyn Hooks – Tiny Stitches: The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas

Outstanding Literary Work, Youth/Teens[edit]

  • Jason Reynolds – As Brave As You
    • Christine Kendall – Riding Chance
    • Holly Robinson Peete, Ryan Elizabeth Peete, and RJ Peete - Same But Different: Teen Life on the Autism Express
    • Sharon Robinson – The Hero Two Doors Down: Based on the True Story of Friendship Between a Boy and a Baseball Legend
    • Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich and Audrey Vernick – Two Naomis

References[edit]

  1. ^ Washington, Arlene; Lewis, Hilary (10 February 2017). "Hidden Figures, Loving, and Queen of Katwe nominated". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 15 February 2017. 

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