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*For the first time, the NAACP Image Awards were held on the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. The 49th edition of the awards was held Monday night (01-15-18) at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.

You probably won’t be surprised to learn that ABC’s “black-ish” commanded the comedy category in television, but “Power” ruled Outstanding Drama.  The hilarious “Girls Trip” won for Outstanding Motion Picture and the Entertainer of the Year is none other than Ava DuVernay.

“Power” star Omari Hardwick is now known for winning an Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series award and on the movie end, Daniel Kaluuya won for Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture for his role “Get Out.”

“I don’t think you’re allowed to beat Denzel Washington in acting competition!” Kaluuya said during his acceptance speech. Both Hardwick and Kaluuya were first-time NAACP Image Awards winners.

Also Monday evening, Danny Glover was honored with the NAACP President’s Award while other winners included Taraji P. Henson for “Empire” as well as Octavia Spencer for “Gifted.”

Here’s the full list of winners:

TELEVISED AWARDS

Entertainer of the Year

Ava DuVernay

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out (Universal Pictures)

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture

Octavia Spencer, Gifted (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Outstanding Motion Picture

Girls Trip (Universal Pictures)

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson, black-ish (ABC)

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series

Tracee Ellis Ross, black-ish (ABC)

Outstanding Comedy Series

black-ish (ABC)

Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series

Omari Hardwick, Power (Starz)

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series

Taraji P. Henson, Empire (FOX)

Outstanding Drama Series

Power (Starz)

NON-TELEVISED AWARDS

TELEVISION

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Jay Ellis, Insecure (HBO)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Marsai Martin, black-ish (ABC)

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COMPLETE LIST OF 2018 NAACP IMAGE AWARDS WINNERS was originally published on praisecleveland.com

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