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The Most Rave-worthy Looks At The 50th NAACP Image Awards + Winners’ List

The Most Rave-worthy Looks At The 50th NAACP Image Awards + Winners’ List

For its 50th anniversary, the NAACP Image Awards was held at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood on Saturday, 30th March. Hosted by Anthony Anderson, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Image Awards was created to honour outstanding performances in film, television, music and literature.

The Carters stayed winning as Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter received the President’s Award for distinguished public service while Beyoncé was feted with the night’s top honour Entertainer of the Year.

Beyonce and Jay-Z

Black Panther won the marquee Outstanding Motion Picture award, while Chadwick Boseman was awarded the Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture.

Before the awards were handed out, the stars stepped out in top style on the red carpet and we’ve got our most rave-worthy picks.

Here are the best-dressed stars from the 2019 NAACP Image Awards…

The Ladies

Adrienne Bailon
Lupita Nyong’o
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Tracee Ellis Ross
Logan Browning
Marsai Martin

Tika Sumpter
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Yvonne Orji
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Laura Harrier
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Danielle Brooks
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Meta Golding
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Angela Rye
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Lena Waithe

A Pair + The Gents

Ryan Michelle Bathe and Sterling K. Brown
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John Legend
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Trevor Noah
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Michael B Jordan
Chadwick Boseman
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Jay Ellis

The Winners

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture: Chadwick Boseman – Black Panther (Marvel Studios)

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series: Taraji P. Henson – Empire (FOX)

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series: Anthony Anderson – Black-ish (ABC)

Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series: Omari Hardwick – Power (Starz)

Outstanding Album: Ella Mai – Ella Mai (10 Summers/Interscope Records)

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series: Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish (ABC)

Outstanding Comedy Series: Black-Ish (ABC)

Outstanding Breakthrough Performance – Motion Picture: Letitia Wright – Black Panther (Marvel Studios)

Outstanding Drama Series: Power (Starz)

Outstanding Actress – Motion Picture: Amandla Stenberg – The Hate U Give (20th Century Fox)

Outstanding Motion Picture: Black Panther (Marvel Studios)

Entertainer of the Year: Beyoncé

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Marcus Scribner, Black-ish (ABC)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Marsai Martin, Black-ish (ABC)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Jesse Williams, Grey’s Anatomy (ABC)

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

Outstanding Guest Performance in a Comedy or Drama Series: Kerry Washington – How to Get Away with Murder – “Lahey v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania” (ABC)

Outstanding Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special: The Bobby Brown Story (BET)

Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special: Michael B. Jordan, Fahrenheit 451 (HBO)

Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special: Regina King, Seven Seconds (Netflix)

Outstanding News/Information (Series or Special) – Oprah Winfrey Presents: Becoming Michelle Obama (OWN)

Outstanding Talk Series: The Real (Syndicated)

Outstanding Reality Program, Reality-Competition or Game Show (Series): Iyanla: Fix My Life (OWN)

Outstanding Variety Show (Series or Special): Black Girls Rock! (BET)

Outstanding Children’s Program: Doc McStuffins (Disney Junior)

Outstanding Performance by a Youth (Series, Special, Television Movie or Limited-Series: Marsai Martin – Black-ish (ABC)

Outstanding Host in a Talk or News/Information (Series or Special) – Individual or Ensemble: Jada Pinkett Smith, Adrienne Banfield Norris, Willow Smith – Red Table Talk(Facebook Watch)

Outstanding Host in a Reality/Reality Competition, Game Show or Variety (Series or Special) – Individual or Ensemble: Steve Harvey – Family Feud (Syndication)

Outstanding New Artist: Ella Mai (10 Summers/Interscope Records)

Outstanding Male Artist: Bruno Mars (Atlantic Records)

Outstanding Female Artist: H.E.R. (RCA Records)

Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration: All The Stars – Black Panther – Kendrick Lamar, SZA (Top Dawg Entertainment/Aftermath/Interscope Records)

Outstanding Jazz Album: The Story of Jaz – Jazmin Ghent feat. Jeff Lorber, James P. Lloyd, Kim Scott, Philippe Saisse (Jazmin Ghent Music)

Outstanding Gospel Album (Traditional or Contemporary): Unstoppable – Koryn Hawthorne (RCA Inspirational)

Outstanding Music Video/Visual Album: This Is America – Childish Gambino (RCA Records)

Outstanding Song – Traditional: Long As I Live – Toni Braxton (Def Jam Recordings)

Outstanding Song – Contemporary: Boo’d Up – Ella Mai (10 Summers/Interscope Records)

Outstanding Soundtrack/Compilation: Black Panther The Album Music From and Inspired By – Kendrick Lamar, SZA feat. 2Chainz, ScHoolboy Q, Saudi, Khalid, Swae Lee, Vince Staples, Yugen Blakrok, SOB x RBE, Jorja Smith, Anderson .Paak, Ab Soul, Reason, Zacari, Babes Wudumo, Sjava, Travis Scott (Interscope Records)

Literary Work – Fiction: An American Marriage – Tayari Jones (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill)

Outstanding Literary Work – Nonfiction: For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics – Donna Brazile (Author), Yolanda Caraway (Author), Leah Daughtry (Author), Minyon Moore (Author), Veronica Chambers (With), (St. Martin’s Press)

Outstanding Literary Work – Debut Author: Us Against The World: Our Secrets to Love, Marriage, and Family – David Mann (Author), Tamela Mann (Author), Shaun Saunders (With), (W Publishing)

Outstanding Literary Work – Biography/Autobiography: Becoming – Michelle Obama (Crown)

Outstanding Literary Work – Instructional: Rise and Grind: Outperform, Outwork, and Outhustle Your Way to a More Successful and Rewarding Life – Daymond John (Author), Daniel Paisner(With), (Currency)A A

Outstanding Literary Work – Poetry: Taking the Arrow Out of the Heart – Alice Walker (Author) (37 Ink/Atria Books)

Outstanding Literary Work – Children: Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race – Margot Lee Shetterly (Author), Laura Freeman (Illustrator), (Harper)

Outstanding Literary Work – Youth/Teens: Harbor Me – Jacqueline Woodson (Nancy M. Paulsen)

Outstanding Documentary (Film): Amazing Grace (Sundial Pictures/Neon)

Outstanding Documentary (Television): Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland (HBO)

Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series: Trevor Noah , Steve Budow , David Kibuuka , Zhubin Parang , Dan Amira , Lauren Sarver Means , Mr. Daniel Radosh , David Angelo , Devin Trey Delliquanti , Zachary DiLanzo – The Daily Show with Trevor Noah – 23087

Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Television): J. David Shanks – Seven Seconds: Matters of Life and Death (Netflix)

Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Film): Ryan Coogler, Joe Robert Cole – Black Panther (Marvel Studios)

Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series: Donald Glover – Atlanta – “FUBU” (FX Networks)

Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series: Deborah Ann Chow – Better Call Saul – “Something Stupid” (AMC)

Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Television): Tracy Heather Strain – Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart (PBS)

Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Film): Ryan Coogler – Black Panther (Marvel Studios)

Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance (Television or Film): Samuel L. Jackson – Incredibles 2 (Disney and Pixar Animation Studios)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture: Michael B. Jordan – Black Panther (Marvel Studios)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture: Danai Gurira – Black Panther (Marvel Studios)

Outstanding Independent Motion Picture: If Beale Street Could Talk (Annapurna Pictures)

Outstanding Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture: Black Panther (Marvel Studios)

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