Kerry Washington, Issa Rae, Halle Berry Look Stunning At The 2018 NAACP Image Awards

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Niecy Nash

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.

See Red carpet Photos Below

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Yvette Nicole Brown, wore this aqua and blood orange gown by Toronto-based label Ofuure. 

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Yara Shahidi wore a Very Wang Spring 2018 Dress

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Kerry Washington wore a black spaghetti strap Michael Kors that managed to feel sleek and simple despite the billowing skirt. 

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 Danielle Brooks wore an ethereal blush pink design by Project Runway alum Michael Costello. 

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Lonnie Chavis

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Issa Rae wore a Marc Jacobs Turtle Neck Dress

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Sterling K Brown and Ryan Michelle Bathe

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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. 

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Miles Brown

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Laverene Cox wore a dress by Abyss By Abby

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Andra Day’s Giorgio Armani gown has a painterly and vintage quality, and yet the singer-songwriter still looks very much of this millennium. 

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Samira Wiley wore a yellow Romona Keveza dress 

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Common

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Josh Gad

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Mandy Moore’s powder blue dress, is by Moscow-based designer Vika Gazinskaya. 

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Marsai Martin wore a custom made Pantora Mini High Low Dress

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Tracee Ellis Ross went for a sleek Narciso Rodriguez sequin dress, which she paired with a simple pulled-back plait. 

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP/REX/Shutterstock (9322138f) Loretta Devine arrives at the 49th annual NAACP Image Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, in Pasadena, Calif 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards - Arrivals, Pasadena, USA - 15 Jan 2018

Loretta Devine

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP/REX/Shutterstock (9322160x) Logan Browning arrives at the 49th annual NAACP Image Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, in Pasadena, Calif 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards - Arrivals, Pasadena, USA - 15 Jan 2018

Logan Browning

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP/REX/Shutterstock (9322136f) Bianca Lawson arrives at the 49th annual NAACP Image Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, in Pasadena, Calif 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards - Arrivals, Pasadena, USA - 15 Jan 2018

Bianca Lawson wore Needle & Thread London’s Marie gown in a rich, deep red. 

Mandatory Credit: Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP/REX/Shutterstock (9322160bf) Yvonne Orji arrives at the 49th annual NAACP Image Awards at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, in Pasadena, Calif 49th Annual NAACP Image Awards - Arrivals, Pasadena, USA - 15 Jan 2018

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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