It was a star-studded event as Anthony Anderson hosted the 49th NAACP Image Awards, which were broadcast LIVE on Jan. 15, on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Held from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California, stars like Halle Berry, Mary J. Blige and many more looked absolutely gorgeous.
Power star Omari Hardwick won for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series on the movie end Daniel Kaluuya won for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture for his role in Jordan Peele “woke” thriller Get Out. “I don’t think you’re allowed to beat Denzel Washington in acting competition!” Kaluuya said during his acceptance speech. Both Hardwick and Kaluuya were first-time NAACP Image Awards winners.
Danny Glover was honored with the prestigious NAACP President’s Award while other winners of the evening included Taraji P. Henson for Empire as well as Octavia Spencer for Gifted.
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Yvette Nicole Brown, wore this aqua and blood orange gown by Toronto-based label Ofuure.
Yara Shahidi wore a Very Wang Spring 2018 Dress
Kerry Washington wore a black spaghetti strap Michael Kors that managed to feel sleek and simple despite the billowing skirt.
Danielle Brooks wore an ethereal blush pink design by Project Runway alum Michael Costello.
Issa Rae wore a Marc Jacobs Turtle Neck Dress
Sterling K Brown and Ryan Michelle Bathe
Halle Berry opted for Beirut-born designer Reem Acra for the 49th NAACP Image Awards red carpet. The bold red and black embellished design features sheer polka dot panels and a trailing train.
Laverene Cox wore a dress by Abyss By Abby
Andra Day’s Giorgio Armani gown has a painterly and vintage quality, and yet the singer-songwriter still looks very much of this millennium.
Samira Wiley wore a yellow Romona Keveza dress
Mandy Moore’s powder blue dress, is by Moscow-based designer Vika Gazinskaya.
Marsai Martin wore a custom made Pantora Mini High Low Dress
Tracee Ellis Ross went for a sleek Narciso Rodriguez sequin dress, which she paired with a simple pulled-back plait.
Bianca Lawson wore Needle & Thread London’s Marie gown in a rich, deep red.
Actress Yvonne Orji looked stunning in this dress by Patricia Bonaldi, Styled by Ade Samuel
See The full list of tonight’s winners below.
Entertainer of the Year: Ava DuVernay
Outstanding Motion Picture: Girls Trip
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture: Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out
Outstanding Drama Series: Power
NAACP President’s Award: Danny Glover
NAACP Chairman’s Awards: William Lucy
Outstanding Comedy Series: black-ish
Music Makes a Difference Honor: Charlie Wilson
Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series: Omari Hardwick, Power
Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series: Tracee Ellis Ross, black-ish
Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series: Taraji P. Henson, Empire
Outstanding Actor Comedy Series: Anthony Anderson, black-ish
Outstanding Actress Motion Picture: Octavia Spencer, Gifted
Non-televised winners from last night included more honors for Get Out and Girls Trip. You can read the complete list of last night’s winners here.
Photo Credit- Getty Images for NAACP Awards/Richard Shotwell/Shutterstock
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