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The 48th NAACP Image Awards, presented by the NAACP, honored outstanding representations and achievements of people of color in motion pictures, television, music and literature during the 2016 calendar year. The 48th ceremony was hosted by Anthony Anderson and broadcast on TV One. All nominees are listed below, and the winners will be listed in bold.

48th NAACP Image Awards
DateFebruary 11, 2017
SitePasadena, California
Hosted byAnthony Anderson
Official websiteNAACPImageAwards.net
Television coverage
NetworkTV One

Contents

Motion PictureEdit

TelevisionEdit

Outstanding Drama SeriesEdit

Outstanding Actor in a Drama SeriesEdit

Outstanding Actress in a Drama SeriesEdit

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama SeriesEdit

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesEdit

Outstanding Directing in a Dramatic SeriesEdit

Outstanding Writing in a Dramatic SeriesEdit

Outstanding Comedy SeriesEdit

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy SeriesEdit

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy SeriesEdit

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy SeriesEdit

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy SeriesEdit

Outstanding Directing in a Comedy SeriesEdit

Outstanding Writing in a Comedy SeriesEdit

Outstanding Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic SpecialEdit

Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic SpecialEdit

Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic SpecialEdit

Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Television)Edit

Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture – (Television)Edit

Outstanding Performance by a Youth (Series, Special, Television Movie or Limited Series)Edit

Outstanding Talk SeriesEdit

Outstanding Variety (Series or Special)Edit

Outstanding Reality Program/Reality Competition SeriesEdit

Outstanding Children’s ProgramEdit

Outstanding News / Information – (Series or Special)Edit

Outstanding Host in a Talk, Reality, News/ Information or Variety (Series or Special)Edit

DocumentaryEdit

Outstanding Documentary – (Film)Edit

Outstanding Documentary – (Television)Edit

  • Roots: A New Vision
    • Major League Legends: Hank Aaron
    • Policing the Police
    • Roots: A History Revealed
    • Streets of Compton

Animated/CGIEdit

Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance – (Television or Film)Edit

MusicEdit

Outstanding New ArtistEdit

Outstanding Male ArtistEdit

Outstanding Female ArtistEdit

Outstanding Duo, Group or CollaborationEdit

Outstanding Jazz AlbumEdit

Outstanding Gospel Album – Traditional or ContemporaryEdit

Outstanding Music VideoEdit

Outstanding Song, ContemporaryEdit

Outstanding Song, TraditionalEdit

Outstanding AlbumEdit

LiteratureEdit

Outstanding Literary Work, FictionEdit

Outstanding Literary Work, Non-FictionEdit

Outstanding Literary Work, Debut AuthorEdit

  • Trevor Noah – Born A Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood
    • Lisa Fenn – Carry On
    • Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve Crook County: Racism and Injustice in America's Largest Criminal Court
    • Natashia Deón – Grace: A Novel
    • Cory BookerUnited: Thoughts on Finding Common Ground and Advancing the Common Good

Outstanding Literary Work, Biography/Auto-BiographyEdit

  • Trevor Noah – Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood
    • Taraji P. HensonAround the Way Girl: A Memoir
    • Nathaniel Jones – Answering the Call: An Autobiography of the Modern Struggle to End Racial Discrimination in America
    • Mychal Denzel SmithInvisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching, A Young Black Man's Education
    • Herb Powell and Maurice WhiteMy Life with Earth, Wind & Fire

Outstanding Literary Work, InstructionalEdit

  • Daymond John and Daniel PaisnerThe Power of Broke: How Empty Pockets, a Tight Budget, and a Hunger for Success Can Become Your Greatest Competitive Advantage
    • JJ SmithGreen Smoothies for Life
    • LA ReidLA Reid Sing to Me: My Story of Making Music, Finding Magic, and Searching for Who's Next
    • Joy M. Scott-Carrol and Anthony SparksRunning the Long Race in Gifted Education: Narratives and Interviews from Culturally Diverse Gifted Adults
    • The Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, and Douglas Abrams – The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World

Outstanding Literary Work, PoetryEdit

  • Rita DoveCollected Poems: 1974 – 2004
    • Clint SmithCounting Descent
    • Jamaal MayThe Big Book of Exit Strategies
    • Joshua Bennett – The Sobbing School
    • Phillip B. Williams – Thief in the Interior

Outstanding Literary Work, ChildrenEdit

  • Andrea Davis PinkneyA Poem for Peter: The Story of Ezra Jack Keats and the Creation of The Snowy Day
    • Karissa Culbreath – Daddy's Little Girl
    • Javaka Steptoe – Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat
    • Nikkolas Smith – The Golden Girls Of Rio
    • Gwendolyn Hooks – Tiny Stitches: The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas

Outstanding Literary Work, Youth/TeensEdit

  • Jason Reynolds – As Brave As You
    • Christine Kendall – Riding Chance
    • Holly Robinson Peete, Ryan Elizabeth Peete, and RJ Peete - Same But Different: Teen Life on the Autism Express
    • Sharon Robinson – The Hero Two Doors Down: Based on the True Story of Friendship Between a Boy and a Baseball Legend
    • Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich and Audrey Vernick – Two Naomis

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Washington, Arlene; Lewis, Hilary (10 February 2017). "Hidden Figures, Loving, and Queen of Katwe nominated". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 15 February 2017.

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