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44th NAACP Image Awards

All nominees are listed below with the winners listed in bold.[1][2]

44th NAACP Image Awards
Date February 1, 2013
Site Los Angeles, California
Hosted by Steve Harvey


Motion pictureEdit

Motion PictureEdit

Actor in a Motion PictureEdit

Actress in a Motion PictureEdit

  • Emayatzy Corinealdi - "Middle of Nowhere" (AAFRM)
  • Halle Berry - "Cloud Atlas" (Warner Bros. Pictures)
  • Loretta Devine - "In The Hive" (Eone Entertainment)
  • Quvenzhané Wallis - "Beasts of the Southern Wild" (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
  • Viola Davis - "Won't Back Down" (20th Century Fox)

Supporting Actor in a Motion PictureEdit

  • David Oyelowo - "Middle of Nowhere" (AFFRM)
  • Don Cheadle - "Flight" (Paramount Pictures)
  • Dwight Henry - "Beasts of the Southern Wild" (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
  • Lenny Kravitz - "The Hunger Games" (Lionsgate)
  • Samuel L. Jackson - "Django Unchained" (The Weinstein Company)

Supporting Actress in a Motion PictureEdit

  • Amandla Stenberg - "The Hunger Games" (Lionsgate)
  • Gloria Reuben - "Lincoln" (The Walt Disney Studios)
  • Kerry Washington - "Django Unchained" (The Weinstein Company)
  • Phylicia Rashad - "Tyler Perry's Good Deeds" (Lionsgate)
  • Taraji P. Henson - "Think Like a Man" (Screen Gems)

Independent Motion PictureEdit

  • "Beasts of the Southern Wild" (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
  • "Chico & Rita" (GKIDS)
  • "Red Tails" (Lucasfilm)
  • "Unconditional" (Harbinger Media Partners)
  • "Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day" (Codeblack)

International Motion PictureEdit


Documentary - (Theatrical or Television)Edit

  • "Black Wings" (Smithsonian Channel)
  • "Brooklyn Castle" (Producers Distribution Agency)
  • "First Position" (IFC Films)
  • "Marley" (Magnolia Pictures)
  • "On the Shoulders of Giants - The Story of the Greatest Team You've Never Heard Of" (Showtime)


Comedy SeriesEdit

  • "Glee" (Fox)
  • "'"Modern Family"'" (ABC)
  • "The Game" (BET)
  • "The Mindy Project" (Fox)
  • "The Soul Man" (TV Land)

Actor in a Comedy SeriesEdit

  • Anthony Anderson - "Guys with Kids" (NBC)
  • Damon Wayans, Jr. - "Happy Endings" (ABC)
  • "'"Don Cheadle"'" - "House Of Lies" (Showtime)
  • Donald Faison - "The Exes" (TV Land)
  • Hosea Chanchez - "The Game" (BET)

Actress in a Comedy SeriesEdit

  • Amber Riley - "Glee" (Fox)
  • Cassi Davis - "Tyler Perry's House of Payne" (TBS)
  • Kellita Smith - "The First Family" (Syndicated)
  • Tatyana Ali - "Love That Girl" (TV One)
  • "'"Wendy Raquel Robinson"'" - "The Game" (BET)

Supporting Actor in a Comedy SeriesEdit

  • Aziz Ansari - "Parks and Recreation" (NBC)
  • Craig Robinson - "The Office" (NBC)
  • Donald Glover - "Community" (NBC)
  • "'"Lance Gross"'" - "Tyler Perry's House of Payne" (TBS)
  • Tracy Morgan - "30 Rock" (NBC)

Supporting Actress in a Comedy SeriesEdit

  • Anna Deavere Smith - "Nurse Jackie" (Showtime)
  • Gabourey Sidibe - "The Big C" (Showtime)
  • "'"Gladys Knight"'" - "The First Family" (Syndicated)
  • Rashida Jones - "Parks and Recreation" (NBC)
  • Vanessa Williams - "Desperate Housewives" (ABC)

Drama SeriesEdit

  • "Boardwalk Empire" (HBO)
  • "Grey's Anatomy" (ABC)
  • "Scandal" (ABC)
  • "Treme" (HBO)
  • "True Blood" (HBO)

Actor in a Drama SeriesEdit

  • Dulé Hill - "Psych" (USA)
  • Hill Harper - "CSI: NY" (CBS)
  • LL Cool J - "NCIS: Los Angeles" (CBS)
  • Michael Clarke Duncan - "The Finder" (FOX)
  • Wendell Pierce - "Treme" (HBO)

Actress in a Drama SeriesEdit

  • Chandra Wilson - "Grey's Anatomy" (ABC)
  • Kerry Washington - "Scandal" (ABC)
  • Khandi Alexander - "Treme" (HBO)
  • Regina King - "SouthLAnd" (TNT)
  • Sandra Oh - "Grey's Anatomy" (ABC)

Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesEdit

  • Clarke Peters - "Treme" (HBO)
  • Dev Patel - "The Newsroom" (HBO)
  • Omar Epps - "House M.D." (FOX)
  • Rockmond Dunbar - "Sons of Anarchy" (FX)
  • Rocky Carroll - "NCIS" (CBS)

Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesEdit

  • Archie Panjabi - "The Good Wife" (CBS)
  • Joy Bryant - "Parenthood" (NBC)
  • Loretta Devine - "Grey's Anatomy" (ABC)
  • Lucy Lui - "SouthLAnd" (TNT)
  • Rutina Wesley - "True Blood" (HBO)

Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic SpecialEdit

  • "Abducted: The Carlina White Story" (Lifetime)
  • "Hallmark Hall of Fame's FIRELIGHT" (ABC)
  • "Raising Izzie" (GMC TV)
  • "Steel Magnolias" (Lifetime)
  • "Sugar Mommas" (GMC TV)

Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic SpecialEdit

  • Afemo Omilami - "Steel Magnolias" (Lifetime)
  • Cuba Gooding, Jr. - "Hallmark Hall of Fame's FIRELIGHT" (ABC)
  • Michael Jai White - "Somebody's Child" (GMC TV)
  • Rockmond Dunbar - "Raising Izzie" (GMC TV)
  • Tory Kittles - "Steel Magnolias" (Lifetime)

Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic SpecialEdit

  • Alfre Woodard - "Steel Magnolias" (Lifetime)
  • Jill Scott - "Steel Magnolias" (Lifetime)
  • Keke Palmer - "Abducted: The Carlina White Story" (Lifetime)
  • Phylicia Rashad - "Steel Magnolias" (Lifetime)
  • Queen Latifah - "Steel Magnolias" (Lifetime)

Actor in a Daytime Drama SeriesEdit

  • Aaron D. Spears - "The Bold and the Beautiful" (CBS)
  • Erik Valdez - "General Hospital" (ABC)
  • James Reynolds - "Days of Our Lives" (NBC)
  • Kristoff St. John - "The Young and the Restless" (CBS)
  • Rodney Saulsberry - "The Bold and the Beautiful" (CBS)

Actress in a Daytime Drama SeriesEdit

  • Angell Conwell - "The Young and the Restless" (CBS)
  • Julia Pace Mitchell - "The Young and the Restless" (CBS)
  • Kristolyn Lloyd - "The Bold and the Beautiful" (CBS)
  • Shenell Edmonds - "One Life to Live" (ABC)
  • Tatyana Ali - "The Young and the Restless" (CBS)

News/ Information - (Series or Special)Edit

  • "Ask Obama Live: An MTV Interview with The President" (MTV)
  • "Judge Mathis" (Syndicated)
  • "Save My Son with Dr. Steve Perry" (TV One)
  • "Unsung" (TV One)
  • "Washington Watch with Roland Martin" (TV One)

Talk SeriesEdit

  • "Don't Sleep!" (BET)
  • "Oprah's Lifeclass" (OWN)
  • "Oprah's Next Chapter" (OWN)
  • "The View" (ABC)
  • "Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell" (FX)

Reality SeriesEdit

  • "Dancing with the Stars" (ABC)
  • "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel" (HBO)
  • "The X Factor" (FOX)
  • "Tia & Tamera" (Style)
  • "Welcome to Sweetie Pie's" (OWN)

Variety Series or SpecialEdit

  • "Black Girls Rock" (BET)
  • "Oprah and the Legendary Cast of Roots 35 Years Later" (OWN)
  • "Oprah's Master Class" (OWN)
  • "The First Graduating Class: Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls" (OWN)
  • "Verses & Flow" (TV One)

Children’s ProgramEdit

  • "Degrassi" (TeenNick)
  • "Kasha and the Zulu King" (BET)
  • "The Legend of Korra" (Nickelodeon)
  • "The TeenNick HALO Awards 2012" (Nick@Nite)
  • "The Weight of the Nation for Kids" (HBO)

Performance in a Youth/ Children’s Program - (Series or Special)Edit

  • China Anne McClain - "A.N.T. Farm" (Disney Channel)
  • Keke Palmer - "Winx Club" (Nickelodeon)
  • Loretta Devine - "Doc McStuffins" (Disney Junior block on Disney Channel)
  • Nick Cannon - "The TeenNick HALO Awards 2012" (Nick@Nite)
  • Tyler James Williams - "Let It Shine" (Disney Channel)


Writing in a Comedy SeriesEdit

  • Karin Gist - "House of Lies" - Mini-Mogul (Showtime)
  • Marc Wilmore - "The Simpsons" - The Spy Who Learned Me (FOX)
  • Michael Shipley - "Last Man Standing" - High Expectations (ABC)
  • Prentice Penny - "Happy Endings" - Meet the Parrots (ABC)
  • Vali Chandrasekaran, Robert Carlock - "30 Rock" - Murphy Brown Lied to Us (NBC)

Writing in a Dramatic SeriesEdit

  • Cheo Hodari Coker - "SouthLAnd" - God's Work (TNT)
  • Janine Sherman Barrios - "Criminal Minds" - The Pact (CBS)
  • Shonda Rhimes - "Grey's Anatomy" - Flight (ABC)
  • Shonda Rhimes - "Scandal" - Sweet Baby (ABC)
  • Zoanne Clack - "Grey's Anatomy" - This Magic Moment (ABC)

Writing in a Motion Picture - (Theatrical or Television)Edit

  • Elizabeth Hunter - "Abducted: The Carlina White Story" (Lifetime)
  • John Gatins - "Flight" (Paramount Pictures)
  • John Ridley, Aaron McGruder - "Red Tails" (Lucasfilm)
  • Keith Merryman, David A. Newman - "Think Like a Man" (Screen Gems)
  • Ol Parker - "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" (Fox Searchlight Pictures)


New ArtistEdit

  • Elle Varner (MBK / RCA)
  • Gary Clark, Jr. (Warner Bros. Records)
  • Lianne La Havas (Nonesuch Records Inc. / Warner Bros. Records)
  • Melanie Amaro (Epic Records)
  • The OMG Girlz (Pretty Hustle / Grand Hustle / Streamline / Interscope)

Male ArtistEdit

  • Bruno Mars (Atlantic)
  • Lupe Fiasco (Atlantic)
  • Miguel (ByStorm / RCA)
  • Trey Songz (Atlantic)
  • Usher (RCA Records)

Female ArtistEdit

  • Alicia Keys (RCA Records)
  • Elle Varner (MBK / RCA)
  • Estelle (Atlantic)
  • Missy Elliott (Atlantic)
  • Tamela Mann (Tillymann Music Group)

Duo, Group or CollaborationEdit

  • Chuck D, Johnny Juice,, Herbie Hancock (Iconomy Multi-Media & Entertainment)
  • fun. feat. Janelle Monáe (Atlantic)
  • Lupe Fiasco feat. Guy Sebastian (Atlantic)
  • Mary Mary (Columbia)
  • Ne-Yo, Herbie Hancock, Johnny Rzeznik, Delta Rae, Natasha Bedingfield (Forward Song, LLC)

Jazz AlbumEdit

  • "Bone Appetit [Vol. 1 and 2]" - Jeff Bradshaw (Hidden Beach)
  • "Dreams" - Brian Culbertson (Verve Records)
  • "Renaissance" - Marcus Miller (Concord Jazz)
  • "Seeds From The Underground" - Kenny Garrett (Mack Avenue Records)
  • "The Preservation Hall 50th Anniversary Collection" - The Preservation Hall Jazz Band (Legacy)

Gospel Album - (Traditional or Contemporary)Edit

  • "Best Days" - Tamela Mann (Tillymann Music Group)
  • "Go Get It" - Mary Mary (Columbia)
  • "God, Love & Romance" - Fred Hammond (Verity Gospel Music Group)
  • "I Win" - Marvin Sapp (Verity Gospel Music Group)
  • "Le'Andria Johnson The Experience" - Le'Andria Johnson (Music World Gospel / Music World)

World Music AlbumEdit

  • "Ayah Ye! Moving Train" - KG Omulo (KG Omulo)
  • "Country, God, Or The Girl" - K'NAAN (A&M / Octone Records)
  • "Diversionary" - Brother B (King Chero Records)
  • "All of Me" - Estelle (Atlantic)

Music VideoEdit

  • "Adorn" - Miguel (ByStorm / RCA)
  • "Girl On Fire" - Alicia Keys (RCA Records)
  • "Locked Out Of Heaven" - Bruno Mars (Atlantic)
  • "This Christmas" - CeeLo Green (Elektra)
  • "You're On My Mind" - KEM (Universal Motown)


  • "Be Mine for Christmas" - KEM (Universal Motown)
  • "Glorify the King" - KEM (Universal Motown)
  • "I Look To You" - Whitney Houston and R. Kelly (RCA Records)
  • "Locked Out Of Heaven" - Bruno Mars (Atlantic)
  • "You're On My Mind" - KEM (Universal Motown)


  • "Bad - 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition" - Michael Jackson (Legacy / Epic)
  • "Girl On Fire" - Alicia Keys (RCA Records)
  • "I Will Always Love You: The Best Of Whitney Houston" - Whitney Houston (RCA Records)
  • "On the Shoulders of Giants - The Soundtrack" - Chuck D,, Herbie Hancock, Nikki Yannofsky (Iconomy Multi-Media & Entertainment )
  • "Perfectly Imperfect" - Elle Varner (MBK / RCA)


Literary Work - FictionEdit

  • "A Wish and a Prayer: A Blessings Novel" - Beverly Jenkins (HarperCollins Publishers (William Morrow Paperbacks))
  • "Destiny's Divas" - Victoria Christopher Murray (Touchstone / Simon & Schuster)
  • "Silent Cry" - Dywane Birch (Strebor Books)
  • "The Reverend's Wife" - Kimberla Lawson Roby (Grand Central's Wife)

"The Secret She Kept" - ReShonda Tate Billingsley (Gallery Books, a division of Simon & Schuster)

Literary Work - Non-FictionEdit

  • "Fraternity" - Diane Brady (Spiegel & Grau (Random House))
  • "Guest of Honor: Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and the White House Dinner That Shocked a Nation" - Deborah Davis (Atria Books / Simon & Schuster)
  • "Power Concedes Nothing: One Woman's Quest for Social Justice in America, from the Courtroom to the Kill Zones" - Connie Rice (Scribner)
  • "The Courage to Hope" - Shirley Sherrod (Atria Books)
  • "The Oath: The Obama White House and the Supreme Court " - Jeffrey Toobin (Doubleday)

Literary Work - Debut AuthorEdit

  • "A Cupboard Full of Coats" - Yvvette Edwards (HarperCollins Publishers (Amistad))
  • "Antebellum" - R. Kayeen Thomas (Strebor Books)
  • "Congo: Spirit of Darkness" - Mayi Ngwala (Genet Press)
  • "Nikki G: A Portrait of Nikki Giovanni in Her Own Words" - Darryl L. Lacy (Darryl L. Lacy (iUniverse))
  • "The Sister Accord: 51 Ways To Love Your Sister" - Sonia Jackson Myles (The Sister Accord, LLC)

Literary Work - Biography/ Auto-BiographyEdit

  • "Across That Bridge: Life Lessons and a Vision for Change" - John Lewis (Hyperion)
  • "Interventions: A Life in War and Peace" - Kofi Annan (The Penguin Press)
  • "The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo" - Tom Reiss (Crown Publishers)
  • "The Good Food Revolution: Growing Healthy Food, People, and Communities " – Will Allen (Gotham Books)
  • "The One: The Life and Music of James Brown" - RJ Smith (Gotham Books)

Literary Work - InstructionalEdit

  • "12 Ways to Put Money in Your Pocket Every Month Without A Part Time Job; The Skinny Book That Makes Your Wallet Fat" - Jennifer Matthews (Pickett Fennell Publishing Group)
  • "Formula 50: A 6-Week Workout and Nutrition Plan That Will Transform Your Life " – 50 Cent (Avery (Penguin Group))
  • "Health First: The Black Woman's Wellness Guide" - Eleanor Hinton Hoytt, Hilary Beard (SmileyBooks)
  • "It's Complicated (But It Doesn't Have to Be): A Modern Guide to Finding and Keeping Love" - Paul Carrick Brunson (Gotham Books)
  • "The No Excuse Guide to Success: No Matter What Your Boss or Life Throws at You" - Jim Smith, Jr. (Career Press)

Literary Work - PoetryEdit

  • "Hurrah's Nest" - Arisa White (Virtual Artists Collective)
  • "Maybe the Saddest Thing" - Marcus Wicker (HarperCollins Publishers (Harper Perennial))
  • "Speak Water" - Truth Thomas (Cherry Castle Publishing)
  • "The Ground" - Rowan Ricardo Phillips (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
  • "Thrall" - Natasha Trethewey (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

Literary Work - ChildrenEdit

  • "Fifty Cents and a Dream" - Jabari Asim (Author), Bryan Collier (Illustrator) (Little,nBrown Books for Young Readers)
  • "Harlem's Little Blackbird" - Renee Watson (Author), Christian Robinson (Illustrator) (Random House Books for Young Readers (Random House Children's Books))
  • "In the Land of Milk and Honey" - Joyce Carol Thomas (Author), Floyd Cooper (Illustrator) (HarperCollins / Amistad)
  • "Indigo Blume and the Garden City" - Kwame Alexander (Word of Mouth Books)
  • "What Color is My World?" - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Author), Raymons Obstfeld (Author), A.G. Ford (Illustrator) (Candlewick Press)

Literary Work - Youth/TeensEdit

  • "Fire in the Streets" - Kekla Magoon (Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing)
  • "Obama Talks Back: Global Lessons - A Dialogue With America's Young Leaders" - Gregory Reed (Amber Books)
  • "Pinned" - Sharon G. Flake (Scholastic Press)
  • "The Diary of B. B. Bright, Possible Princess" - Alice Randall (Author), Caroline Williams (Author), Shadra Strickland (Illustrator) (Turner Publishing Company)
  • "The Mighty Miss Malone" - Christopher Paul Curtis (Wendy Lamb Books (Random House Children's Books))


  1. ^ "2013 Image Award Nominations". National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Archived from the original on 2015-01-28. Retrieved 2015-01-11. 
  2. ^ "The 44th NAACP Image Award complete winners list". Los Angeles Times. February 1, 2013. Retrieved 2015-02-28. 

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