NAACP Image Awards Fast Facts

Here's a look at what you need to know about the NAACP Image Awards. The 46th annual NAACP awards ceremony is scheduled to be broadcast live on Febraury 6, 2015.

History:
The Image Awards were established in 1967 "to honor outstanding black actors, actresses, writers, producers, directors, and recognize those working in Hollywood who supported those artists."

The Image Awards are now "a multi-cultural awards show from an African-American point of view."

There are 54 competitive awards in the fields of film, television, literature and music. There are also several honorary awards.

Voting rights for the Image Awards are restricted to members of the NAACP only.

1991 - First prime-time broadcast.

2014 Winners (selected):
Outstanding Comedy Series:

The Real Husbands of Hollywood

    Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series:
    Kevin Hart - The Real Husbands of Hollywood

    Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series:
    Wendy Raquel Robinson - The Game

    Outstanding TV Drama Series:
    Scandal

    Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series:
    LL Cool J - NCIS: Los Angeles

    Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series:
    Kerry Washington - Scandal

    Outstanding Motion Picture:
    12 Years a Slave

    Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture:
    Forest Whitaker - Lee Daniels' The Butler

    Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture:
    Angela Bassett - Black Nativity

    Outstanding Album:
    Love, Charlie - Charlie Wilson