PASADENA, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 22: (L-R) Storm Reid, Rihanna, Janelle Monáe, and Lizzo attend the 51st NAACP Image Awards, Presented by BET, at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on February 22, 2020 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BET)
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PASADENA, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 22: (L-R) Storm Reid, Rihanna, Janelle Monáe, and Lizzo attend the 51st NAACP Image Awards, Presented by BET, at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on February 22, 2020 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Paras Griffin/Getty Images for BET)
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Here’s a look at the NAACP Image Awards.

March 27, 2021 - The 52nd NAACP Image Awards ceremony is held.

February 22, 2020 - The 51st NAACP Image Awards ceremony is 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.

2021 Winners (selected)

Entertainer of the year: D-Nice

Outstanding TV Comedy Series: “Insecure”

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

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series: Issa Rae in “Insecure”

Outstanding TV Drama Series: “Power Book II: Ghost”

Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series: Rege-Jean Page in “Bridgerton”

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series: Viola Davis in “How To Get Away With Murder”

Outstanding Motion Picture: “Bad Boys For Life”

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture: Chadwick Boseman in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture: Viola Davis in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”

Outstanding Album: “Chilombo” - Jhene Aiko

Complete list of winners

2020 Winners (selected):

Entertainer of the year: Lizzo

Outstanding TV Comedy Series: “black-ish”

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: “Greenleaf”

Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series: Omari Hardwick in “Power”

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series: Angela Bassett in “9-1-1”

Outstanding Motion Picture: “Just Mercy”

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture: Michael B. Jordan in “Just Mercy”

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture: Lupita Nyong’o in “Us”

Outstanding Album: “Homecoming: The Live Album” - Beyoncé