49th NAACP Image Awards

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49th NAACP Image Awards
49thNAACPImageAwards poster.png
DateJanuary 15, 2018
SitePasadena Civic Auditorium, Pasadena, California
Hosted byAnthony Anderson
Official websiteNAACPImageAwards.net
Television coverage
NetworkTV One

The 49th NAACP Image Awards ceremony, presented by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), honored outstanding representations and achievements of people of color in motion pictures, television, music, and literature during the 2017 calendar year. The ceremony took place on January 15, 2018 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, was hosted by Anthony Anderson and broadcast on TV One.[1][2]

All nominees are listed below, and the winners are listed in bold.

Motion Picture[edit]

Outstanding Motion Picture
Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture
Outstanding Independent Motion Picture

Television[edit]

Best Series
Outstanding Drama Series Outstanding Comedy Series
Outstanding Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special Outstanding Variety or Game Show – (Series or Special)
Outstanding Children’s Program
Best Acting in a Drama Series
Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Best Acting in a Comedy Series
Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Best Acting in a Movie/Limited Series
Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special
Outstanding Performance by a Youth (Series, Special, Television Movie or Limited Series)
Reality & Variety
Outstanding Talk Series Outstanding Reality Program/Reality Competition Series
Outstanding News / Information – (Series or Special) Outstanding Host in a Talk, Reality, News/ Information or Variety (Series or Special)
Directing
Outstanding Directing in a Dramatic Series Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series
Outstanding Directing in a Television Movie or Special
Writing
Outstanding Writing in a Dramatic Series Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series
Outstanding Writing in a Television Movie or Special

Documentary[edit]

Outstanding Documentary – (Film)[edit]

Outstanding Documentary – (Television)[edit]

  • The 44th President: In His Own Words

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, Traditional[edit]

Outstanding Song, Contemporary[edit]

Outstanding Album[edit]

Literature[edit]

Outstanding Literary Work, Fiction[edit]

Outstanding Literary Work, Non-Fiction[edit]

Outstanding Literary Work, Debut Author[edit]

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

  • Susan Burton and Cari Lynn – Becoming Ms. Burton - From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women

Outstanding Literary Work, Instructional[edit]

  • Tererai TrentThe Awakened Woman: Remembering & Reigniting Our Sacred Dreams
    • Misty CopelandBallerina Body: Dancing and Eating Your Way to a Leaner, Stronger, and More Graceful You
    • Kelvin Davis – Notoriously Dapper - How to Be A Modern Gentleman with Manners, Style and Body Confidence
    • Kristen Kish with Meredith Erickson – Kristen Kish Cooking
    • Sheri Riley – Exponential Living - Stop Spending 100% of Your Time on 10% of Who You Are

Outstanding Literary Work, Poetry[edit]

Outstanding Literary Work, Children[edit]

  • Vashti Harrison – Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History
    • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with Raymond ObstfeldBecoming Kareem: Growing Up On and Off the Court
    • Lesa Cline-Ransome and James E. Ransome – Before She Was Harriet
    • Andrea J. Loney and Keith MallettTake a Picture of Me, James VanDerZee!
    • Cynthia Levinson and Vanessa Brantley-Newton – The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, A Young Civil Rights Activist

Outstanding Literary Work, Youth/Teens[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ THR Staff (20 November 2017). "NAACP Image Awards: 'Marshall,' 'Get Out,' 'Girls Trip' Dominate Film Nominations". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 20 November 2017.
  2. ^ Ramos, Dino-Ray (January 15, 2018). "NAACP Image Awards: Jordan Peele,Tiffany Haddish, Idris Elba Among Winners In Non-Televised Categories". Deadline. Retrieved January 15, 2018.

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