NAACP Image Awards Fast Facts

(CNN)Here's a look at the NAACP Image Awards.

January 15, 2018 - The 49th NAACP Image Awards are scheduled to take place.
February 11, 2017 - The 48th NAACP Image Awards are held.
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 is 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.
    2018 Nominees:
    Entertainer of the year:
    Issa Rae
    Chance the Rapper
    Jay-Z
    Bruno Mars
    Ava DuVernay
    Chadwick Boseman
    Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series:
    Dwayne Johnson in "Ballers"
    Keegan-Michael Key in "Friends From College"
    RonReaco Lee in "Survivors Remorse"
    Aziz Ansari in "Master of None"
    Anthony Anderson in "black-ish"
    Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series:
    Danielle Brooks in "Orange is the New Black"
    Loretta Devine in "The Carmichael Show"
    Issa Rae in "Insecure"
    Niecy Nash in "Claws"
    Tracee Ellis Ross in "black-ish"
    Outstanding TV Drama Series:
    "Power"
    "This Is Us"
    "Greenleaf"
    "Underground"
    "Queen Sugar"
    Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series:
    Mike Colter in "Marvel's The Defenders"
    Sterling K. Brown in "This Is Us"
    Omari Hardwick in "Power"
    Kofi Siriboe in "Queen Sugar"
    Terrence Howard in "Empire"
    Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series:
    Rutina Wesley in "Queen Sugar"
    Kerry Washington in "Scandal"
    Jurnee Smollett-Bell in "Underground"
    Viola Davis in "How to Get Away with Murder"
    Taraji P. Henson in "Empire"
    Outstanding Motion Picture:
    "Marshall"
    "Girl's Trip"
    "Detroit"
    "Roman J. Israel, Esq."
    "Get Out"
    Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture:
    Chadwick Boseman in "Marshall"
    Daniel Kaluuya in "Get Out"
    Idris Elba in "The Mountain Between Us"
    Denzel Washington in "Roman J. Israel, Esq."
    Algee Smith in "Detroit"
    Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture:
    Halle Berry in "Kidnap"
    Danai Gurira in "All Eyez on Me"
    Octavia Spencer in "Gifted"
    Natalie Paul in "Crown Heights"
    Amanda Stenberg in "Everything, Everything"
    Outstanding Album:
    "DAMN" - Kendrick Lamar
    "4:44" - Jay-Z
    "In It To Win It" - Charlie Wilson
    "Strength of a Woman" - Mary J. Blige
    "Genesis" - Brian McKnight
    2017 winners (selected):
    Entertainer of the year: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson
    Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series: Anthony Anderson in "black-ish"
    Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series: Tracee Ellis Ross in "black-ish"
    Outstanding TV Drama Series: "Queen Sugar"
    Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series: Sterling K. Brown in "This Is Us"
    Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series: Taraji P. Henson in "Empire"
    Outstanding Motion Picture: "Hidden Figures"
    Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture: Denzel Washington in "Fences"
    Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture: Taraji P. Henson in "Hidden Figures"
    Outstanding Album: "Lemonade" - Beyoncé