46th Annual NAACP Image Awards

46th Annual NAACP Image Awards

February 6, 2015
February 6, 2015
Pasadena
Pasadena
 

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The 46th 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 2014 calendar year. The 46th ceremony was hosted by Anthony Anderson and broadcast on TV One. All nominees are listed below with the winners listed in bold.

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Highlights21

 
Taraji P. Henson
American actor and singer
bornSeptember 11, 1970
United States
Selma
 
Selma is a 2014 American historical drama film directed by Ava DuVernay and written by Paul Webb.
David Oyelowo
British actor
bornApril 1, 1976
England
 
Common
African-American rapper from Chicago, Illinois
bornMarch 13, 1972
Chicago

Photos - Arrivals (1)101

Host

Anthony Anderson[1] (born August 15, 1970) is an American actor and writer. He has starred in his own sitcom, All About the Andersons, as well as the Fox sitcom The Bernie Mac Show during the fifth and final season of the show. He is also known for his leading roles in drama series K-Ville, The Shield and as NYPD Detective Kevin Bernard on Law & Order. He has also had supporting roles in films such as Me, Myself & Irene (2000), Kangaroo Jack (2003), Agent Cody Banks 2: Destination London (2004), Transformers (2007), and Scream 4 (2011). Anderson is also is a regular judge on Food Network's Iron Chef America. Since September 2014, he has starred as Andre Johnson on the ABC sitcom Black-ish.

Entertainer Of The Year

Taraji Penda Henson[1][2] (/təˈrɑːi/ tə-RAH-jee; born September 11, 1970)[1][2] is an American actress and singer. Henson studied acting at Howard University and began her Hollywood career in guest-roles on several television shows before making her breakthrough in Baby Boy (2001). In 2005, she starred in Hustle & Flow and played Queenie in David Fincher's The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008), for which she received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. In 2010, she appeared in the comedy Date Night and co-starred in the remake of The Karate Kid. In 2012, Henson was in the large ensemble cast film Think Like A Man and reprised her role in its sequel.

Henson has also had an extensive career in television, having been a regular cast member on series such as The Division, Boston Legal and Eli Stone. From 2011 to 2013, she co-starred as Detective Jocelyn Carter in the CBS drama Person of Interest. She starred in the leading role of Tiffany Rubin, in the Lifetime Movie Network film Taken from Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story, for which she received a nomination for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie. As of 2015, she stars as Cookie Lyon on the FOX drama series Empire, for which she won the Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series, and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama in 2016, and for which she was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.

Winners35

Outstanding Motion Picture Nominees4

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture Nominees5

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture Nominees5

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture Nominees4

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture Nominees5

Outstanding Independent Motion Picture Nominees4

Outstanding Documentary (Theatrical) Nominees2

Notable Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series Nominees1

Notable Outstanding Writing in a Dramatic Series Nominees1

Notable Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Television) Nominees1

Notable Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Theatrical) Nominees3

Notable Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series Nominees4

Notable Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Television) Nominees1

Notable Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Theatrical) Nominees4

Notable Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance Nominees5

Outstanding Comedy Series Nominees5

Outstanding Actor In A Comedy Series Nominees5

Outstanding Actress In A Comedy Series Nominees5

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series Nominees4

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series Nominees5

Outstanding Drama Series Nominees5

Outstanding Actor In A Drama Series Nominees5

Outstanding Actress In A Drama Series Nominees5

Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series Nominees3

Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series Nominees5

Outstanding Television Movie, Mini-Series Or Dramatic Special Nominees2

Outstanding Actor In A Television Movie, Mini-Series Or Dramatic Special Nominees5

Outstanding Actress In A Television Movie, Mini-Series Or Dramatic Special Nominees4

Outstanding News/ Information (Series Or Special) Nominees3

Outstanding Talk Series Nominees4

Outstanding Reality Program/Reality Competition Services Nominees3

Outstanding Variety (Series Or Special) Nominees3

Outstanding Children’s Program Nominees1

Outstanding Performance By A Youth In A Youth Program Nominees2

Outstanding Host In A News, Talk, Reality Or Variety Program Nominees4

Outstanding New Artist Nominees2

Outstanding Male Artist Nominees5

Outstanding Female Artist Nominees5

Outstanding Duo, Group Or Collaboration Nominees3

Outstanding Jazz Album Nominees1

Outstanding Music Video Nominees4

Outstanding Song Nominees5

Outstanding Album Nominees4

Outstanding Literary Work - Fiction Nominees1

Outstanding Literary Work - Non-Fiction Nominees1

Outstanding Literary Work - Poetry Nominees1

Outstanding Literary Work - Youth/Teens Nominees1

In Memoriam23

Pasadena Conference Center
The Pasadena Conference Center is a convention center in Pasadena, California, near Los Angeles, owned by the City of Pasadena. It consists of three buildings.

Notable Attendees107

Videos1

Spotify - Featured Albums & Singles12

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Spotify - Featured Tracks6

 
 
 
 
 
 

News Articles7

Gladys Knight, 3 Winans Brothers Honored at NAACP Image Awards for Gospel Music
The Christian Post  –  February 10, 2015
Gladys Knight and 3 Winans Brothers won big for gospel music at the 46th annual NAACP Image Award ceremony. The NAACP Image Awards celebrate multi-cultural achievements and performances in television, recording, literature, motion picture, writing and ...
Tracee Ellis Ross, Taraji P. Henson, Plus More Winners 46th NAACP Image Award List!
Monsters and Critics  –  February 8, 2015
The pending Oscars may be a white-out for actors not nominated in key categories, but make no mistake, TV and film – but especially TV – are having a golden moment with fantastic series and roles for African American actors. “The Knick” on Cinemax ...
Biggest winners from NAACP Image Awards 2015
New Pittsburgh Courier  –  February 7, 2015
For her outstanding efforts, the incandescent actress took home best actress honors as well as the 46th NAACP Image Award’s biggest prize as “Entertainer of the Year.” Oh, yah, Henson was also handed the latter award by none other than media maven ...
2015 NAACP Image Award Nominations: Erica Campbell, Gladys Knight, Michelle Williams Score Gospel Nods
Gospel Herald  –  December 16, 2014
Jennifer Hudson, Ledisi and Mary J Blige also earned a nomination for Outstanding Female Artist. The 46th NAACP Image Award nominees were announced by actresses Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tracee Ellis Ross and entertainment reporter Nischelle Turner.
The 46th Annual NAACP Image Award Nominations Are Announced
thesource.com  –  December 11, 2014
Join TvOne February 6 for the live TV special and red carpet Pre-show of the 46th Annual NAACP Image Awards. The nominees were announced yesterday during a conference at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills. This marked the first time the event was ...
'Masters Of Sex' News 2014: Actor Courtney B Vance Nominated For NAACP Image Award [VIDEO]
ENSTARS  –  December 9, 2014
The 46th annual NAACP Image Awards are recognized as the preeminent multicultural award show from an African-American point of view. They are the nation's premier multicultural awards show. The event celebrated the outstanding achievements and performances ...
46th NAACP Image Awards nominations announced
Examiner  –  December 9, 2014
According to Variety on Dec. 9, the nominations for the 46th NAACP Image Award were announced at the Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills this morning. The nominees were announced by actors Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Aja Naomi ...

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