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NAACP Image Awards highlights

Published 8:34 AM ET, Sun February 3, 2013
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Halle Berry was among the A-listers who gathered to celebrate the accomplishments of people of color in film, television and literature at the 44th NAACP Image Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles on Friday, February 1. Click through to see who took home the night's top honors and the stars who came out to support them. Mark Davis/NAACP Image Awards/Getty Images
Steve Harvey hosted the festivities. Frederick M. Brown/NAACP Image Awards/Getty Images
Jamie Foxx was named Entertainer of the Year. Kevin Winter/NAACP Image Awards/Getty Images
Kerry Washington won awards for both Actress in a Drama Series ("Scandal") and Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture ("Django Unchained"). Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards
LL Cool J won Best Actor in a Drama Series for "NCIS: Los Angeles." Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards
Samuel L. Jackson won the award for Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture ("Django Unchained") and presented the award for Actress in a Motion Picture. When Viola Davis wasn't available to receive the honor for her work in "Won't Back Down," Jackson recruited someone to accept the award on her behalf... Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards
... Davis' fellow nominee in the same category, 9-year-old "Beasts of the Southern Wild" actress Quvenzhané Wallis. Kevin Winter/NAACP Image Awards/Getty Images
Harry Belafonte was presented with the NAACP's highest honor, the Spingarn Medal, by long-time friend Sidney Poitier. Kevin Winter/NAACP Image Awards/Getty Images
Gladys Knight performed a powerful rendition of "The Way We Were." Alberto E. Rodriguez/NAACP Image Awards/Getty Images
Wyclef Jean and Common performed for the crowd. Kevin Winter/NAACP Image Awards/Getty Images
Don Cheadle won Actor in a Comedy Series for "House of Lies." Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards
Cassi Davis won Actress in a Comedy Series for "Tyler Perry's House of Payne." Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards
Loretta Devine -- who received awards for both Supporting Actress in a Drama Series ("Grey's Anatomy") and Performance in a Youth/Children's Program ("Doc McStuffins") -- got emotional onstage. Omar Epps (not pictured) won Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for "House M.D." Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards
Tatyana Ali won Actress in a Daytime Drama Series for "The Young and the Restless." Frederick M. Brown/NAACP Image Awards/Getty Images
Kristoff St. John won Actor in a Daytime Drama Series for "The Young and the Restless." Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards
Alfre Woodard won Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special for "Steel Magnolias." Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards
Lance Gross won Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for "Tyler Perry's House of Payne." Vanessa Williams (not pictured) won Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for "Desperate Housewives." Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards
The cast and crew of "Scandal" accepted the award for Drama Series. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards
"Red Tails" actor Tristan Wilds, director Anthony Hemingway and writer Aaron McGruder were on hand to accept two awards for the film: Outstanding Motion Picture and Independent Motion Picture. Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards