Hidden Figures was the bigger winner during 48th NAACP Image Awards hosted by Anthony Anderson. The event took place in Pasedena Civic Auditorium to celebrate Black Film and TV shows that are winning big in Hollywood.
Denzel Washington also win big for “Fences”: “Keep working, keep striving,” he said. “Fall down seven times, get up eight. Ease is a greater threat to progress than hardship. So keep moving, keep growing, keep learning. See you at work.” Said Mr Washington.
A list of some of the TV shows and movies that went home with awards last night.
Outstanding Comedy Series: “black-ish” (ABC)
Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series: Anthony Anderson – “black-ish” (ABC)
Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series: Tracee Ellis Ross – “`black-ish” (ABC)
Outstanding Drama Series: “Queen Sugar” (OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network)
Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series: Sterling K. Brown – “This Is Us” (NBC)
Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series: Taraji P. Henson – “Empire” (FOX)
Motion Picture Categories
Outstanding Motion Picture: “Hidden Figures” (20th Century Fox)
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture: Denzel Washington – “Fences” (Paramount Pictures)
Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture: Taraji P. Henson – “Hidden Figures” (20th Century Fox)
Entertainer of the Year: Dwayne Johnson