NAACP Image Awards: Lizzo Named Entertainer of the Year

February 24, 2020
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Lizzo was named Entertainer of the Year at Saturday's 51st NAACP Images Awards, says the Hollywood Reporter. The show was hosted by Black-ish's Anthony Anderson, who also won for his role in the show, while Just Mercy won Outstanding Motion Picture, with co-stars Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx both winning acting awards for their roles in the film. Rihanna also received the annual President's Award, while U.S. Congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis received the NAACP Chairman's Award. 

Here are some of the winners from the 51st NAACP Images Awards (full list at link below):

Entertainer of the Year - Lizzo

Outstanding Drama Series - Greenleaf (OWN)

Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series - Omari Hardwick, Power (Starz)

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series - Angela Bassett, 9-1-1 (FOX) 

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series - Lynn Whitfield, Greenleaf (OWN)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Harold Perrineau, Claws (TNT)

Outstanding Comedy Series - black-ish (ABC)

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series - Tracee Ellis Ross, black-ish

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series -Anthony Anderson, black-ish

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series - Marsai Martin, black-ish

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series - Deon Cole, black-ish

Outstanding Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special - When They See Us (Netflix)

Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special - Niecy Nash, When They See Us 

Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special - Jharrel Jerome,  When They See Us

Outstanding News/Information - (Series or Special) - Unsung (TV One)

Outstanding Variety Show (Series or Special) - Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé (Netflix)

Outstanding Album - Homecoming: The Live Album by Beyoncé 

Outstanding New Artist - Lil Nas X 

Outstanding Male Artist - Bruno Mars

Outstanding Female Artist - Beyoncé

Outstanding Music Video/Visual Album - "Juice" by Lizzo 

Outstanding Motion Picture - Just Mercy

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture - Michael B. Jordan, Just Mercy 

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture - Lupita Nyong'o, Us 

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture - Jamie Foxx, Just Mercy

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture - Marsai Martin, Little 

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