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The 42nd NAACP Image Awards 2011 Complete Winners List

March 5, 2011 by  
Filed under Entertainment, Events, Featured

The 42nd NAACP Image Awards Red Carpet and Award WinnersOn Friday, March 4, 2011 The 42nd NAACP Image Awards were handle out live from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, CA.
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The awards show was broadcast for two-hours from 8:00 – 10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX Network. The 42nd NAACP Image Awards was hosted by Holly Robinson Peete and Wayne Brady.


The 42nd NAACP Image Awards Complete Winners List is courtesy of http://www.thewrap.com

TV

  • Outstanding Comedy Series: “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne”
  • Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series: David Mann – “Meet the Browns”
  • Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series: Vanessa Williams – “Desperate Housewives”
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Ice Cube – “Are We There Yet?”
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Sofia Vergara – “Modern Family”
  • Outstanding Drama Series: “Grey’s Anatomy”
  • Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series: LL Cool J – “NCIS: Los Angeles”
  • Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series: Regina King – “Southland”
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Terrence Howard – “Law & Order: Los Angeles”
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: S. Epatha Merkerson – “Law & Order”
  • Outstanding TV Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special: “Sins of the Mother”
  • Outstanding Actor in a TV Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special: Idris Elba – “Luther”
  • Outstanding Actress in a TV Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special: Jill Scott – “Sins of the Mother”
  • Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series: Darnell Williams (“All My Children”
  • Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series: Tatyana Ali – “The Young and the Restless”
  • Outstanding News/Information (Series or Special): “Unsung”
  • Outstanding Talk Series: “The View”
  • Outstanding Reality Series: “Sunday Best”
  • Outstanding Variety (Series or Special): “UNCF An Evening of Stars Tribute to Lionel Richie”
  • Outstanding Children’s Program: “True Jackson, VP”
  • Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children’s Program (Series or Special): Keke Palmer – “True Jackson, VP”
  • Outstanding Documentary (Theatrical or Television): “For Love of Liberty: The Story of America’s Black Patriots”
  • Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series: Aaron McGruder – “The Boondocks”
  • Outstanding Writing in a Dramatic Series: Shonda Rhimes – “Private Practice” – (Did You Hear What Happened to Charlotte King?)
  • Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series: Kevin Rodney Sullivan – “Modern Family” (Game Changer)
  • Outstanding Directing in a Dramatic Series: Millicent Shelton – “Men of a Certain Age” (Go with the Flow)
  • FILM
  • Outstanding Motion Picture: “For Colored Girls”
  • Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture: Denzel Washington – “The Book of Eli”
  • Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture: Halle Berry – “Frankie and Alice”
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture: Samuel L. Jackson – “Mother and Child”
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture: Kimberly Elise – “For Colored Girls”
  • Outstanding Independent Motion Picture: “Frankie and Alice”
  • Outstanding Foreign Motion Picture: “Biutiful”
  • Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Theatrical or Television): Mary King, Anna Waterhouse, Joe Shrapnel, Marko King, Jonathan Watters, Cheryl Edwards – “Frankie and Alice” and Michael Elliot – “Just Wright”
  • Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Theatrical or Television): Tyler Perry – “For Colored Girls”
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    MUSIC

    • Outstanding New Artist: Willow Smith
    • Outstanding Male Artist: Usher
    • Outstanding Female Artist: Mary J. Blige
    • Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration: John Legend and The Roots
    • Outstanding Jazz Album: “From Billie Holiday to Edith Piaf – Live in Marciac” – The Wynton Marsalis Quintet and Richard Galliano
    • Outstanding Gospel Album (Traditional or Contemporary): “You Are Not Alone” – Mavis Staples
    • Outstanding World Music Album: “VOCAbuLarieS” – Bobby McFerrin
    • Outstanding Music Video: “Un-thinkable (I’m Ready)” – Alicia Keys
    • Outstanding Song: “Bittersweet” – Fantasia Barrino
    • Outstanding Album: “Wake Up!” – John Legend and The Roots

     

    LITERATURE

    • Outstanding Literary Work – Fiction: Getting to Happy by Terry McMillan
    • Outstanding Literary Work – Non-Fiction: The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
    • Outstanding Literary Work – Debut Author: The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson
    • Outstanding Literary Work – Biography/Auto-Biography: You Don’t Know Me: Reflections of My Father, Ray Charles by Ray Charles Robinson, Jr.
    • Outstanding Literary Work – Instructional: A Boy Should Know How to Tie a Tie: And Other Lessons for Succeeding in Life by Antwone Fisher
    • Outstanding Literary Work – Poetry:  100 Best African-American Poems by Nikki Giovanni
    • Outstanding Literary Work – Children: My Brother Charlie by Holly Robinson Peete, Ryan Elizabeth Peete (Authors), Shane W. Evans (Illustrator)
    • Outstanding Literary Work – Youth/Teens: Condoleezza Rice: A Memoir of My Extraordinary, Ordinary Family and Me by Condoleezza Rice



    The NAACP Image Awards also presented special awards to Regina M. Benjamin, MD, MBA – Surgeon General awarded (The Chairman’s Award) and General Colin L. Powell (The President’s Award).

    If you want to find out who was nominated visit http://diversitynewspublications.com/2011/01/american-idol-glee-30-rock-nominated-for-the-42nd-naacp-image-awards/ and who attended the  Nominees’ Luncheon visit http://diversitynewspublications.com/2011/02/the-42nd-naacp-image-awards-nominees%E2%80%99-luncheon-at-the-beverly-hills-hotel/

    About NAACP Image Awards:
    The NAACP Image Awards is the nation’s premier event celebrating the outstanding achievements and performances of people of color in the arts (television, recording, literature, motion picture and writing & directing), as well as those individuals or groups who promote social justice through their creative endeavors. For more information visit http://www.naacpimageawards.net

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    About the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP):
    Founded in 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization. The organization’s half-million adult and youth members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities and monitor equal opportunity in the public and private sectors. For more information visit http://www.naacp.org

    Photos Courtesy and (C) 2011 by Events & Celebrity Photographer Rodrigo Vaz for Diversity News Publications. (C) 2011 By Diversity News Publications.

    Editor’s Note: Congratulations to all the winners, especial thank you to Rodrigo Vaz for covering the event for us.
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    42nd Annual NAACP Image Awards Nominees’ Pre-Show Gala

    On Thursday, March 3, 2011 The NAACP hosted The 42nd Annual NAACP Image Awards Nominees’ Pre-show Gala at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, CA from 7:45 pm.
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    Some of the celebrities the attended event were Smokey Robinson, Tamera Mowry, Dr Regina Benjamin, Affion Crockett, Aisha Hinds, Marla Gibbs, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Wendy Davis, Beth Payne, Aaron D. Spears, Yvette Freeman and Michael Colyar.


    The NAACP Image Awards show will be broadcast live for two-hours on Friday, March 4, 2011 from 8:00 – 10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX Channel 11.
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    About NAACP Image Awards:
    The NAACP Image Awards is the nation’s premier event celebrating the outstanding achievements and performances of people of color in the arts (television, recording, literature, motion picture and writing & directing), as well as those individuals or groups who promote social justice through their creative endeavors. For more information visit http://www.naacpimageawards.net

    About the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP):
    Founded in 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization. The organization’s half-million adult and youth members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities and monitor equal opportunity in the public and private sectors. For more information visit http://www.naacp.org


    Photos Courtesy and (C) 2011 by Events & Celebrity Photographer Rodrigo Vaz for Diversity News Publications. (C) 2011 By Diversity News Publications.
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