NAACP Image Awards Fast Facts

(CNN)Here's a look at what you need to know about the NAACP Image Awards.

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.

    2016 Winners - (selected):
    Outstanding Comedy Series:

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

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

    Outstanding TV Drama Series:

    Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series:
    Terrence Howard - Empire

    Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series:
    Taraji P. Henson - Empire

    Outstanding Motion Picture:
    Straight Outta Compton

    Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture:
    Michael B. Jordan - Creed

    Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture:
    Sanaa Lathan - The Perfect Guy

    Outstanding Album:
    Woman - Jill Scott