NAACP Image Awards 2019: Here's the complete winners list

Credit: Chris Pizzello

Credit: Chris Pizzello

"Black Panther" and ABC's "Black-ish" won big at the 2019 NAACP Image Awards, held Saturday at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

Check out the full list of winners below:

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  • Entertainer of the Year: Beyonce


  • Outstanding Motion Picture: "Black Panther"
  • Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture: Chadwick Boseman, "Black Panther"
  • Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture: Amandla Stenberg, "The Hate U Give"
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture: Michael B. Jordan, "Black Panther"
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture: Danai Gurira, "Black Panther"
  • Outstanding Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture: "Black Panther"
  • Outstanding Breakthrough Performance in a Motion Picture: Letitia Wright, "Black Panther"
  • Outstanding Direction in a Motion Picture (Film): Ryan Coogler, "Black Panther"
  • Outstanding Independent Motion Picture: "If Beale Street Could Talk"
  • Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Film): Ryan Coogler and Joe Robert Cole, "Black Panther"
  • Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance: Samuel L. Jackson, "Incredibles 2"
  • Outstanding Documentary (Film): "Amazing Grace"


  • Outstanding Comedy Series: "Black-ish"
  • Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series: Anthony Anderson, "Black-ish"
  • Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series: Tracee Ellis Ross, "Black-ish"
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Marcus Scribner, "Black-ish"
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Marsai Martin, "Black-ish"
  • Outstanding Drama Series: "Power"
  • Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series: Omari Hardwick, "Power"
  • Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series: Taraji P. Henson, "Empire"
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Jesse Williams, "Grey's Anatomy"
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Lynn Whitfield, "Greenleaf"
  • Outstanding Guest Performance in a Comedy or Drama Series: Kerry Washington, "How to Get Away With Murder"
  • Outstanding Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special: "The Bobby Brown Story"
  • Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special: Michael B. Jordan, "Fahrenheit 451"
  • Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special: Regina King, "Seven Seconds"
  • Outstanding News/Information Series or Special: "Oprah Winfrey Presents: Becoming Michelle Obama"
  • Outstanding Talk Series: "The Real"
  • Outstanding Reality Program, Reality Competition or Game Show Series: "Iyanla: Fix My Life"
  • Outstanding Variety Show Series or Special: "Black Girls Rock!"
  • Outstanding Children's Program: "Doc McStuffins"
  • Outstanding Performance by a Youth (Series, Special, Television Movie or Limited Series): Marsai Martin, "Black-ish"
  • Outstanding Host in a Reality/Reality Competition, Game Show or Variety Series or Special: Steve Harvey, "Family Feud"
  • Outstanding Host in a Talk or News/Information Series or Special: Jada Pinkett Smith, Adrienne Banfield Norris and Willow Smith, "Red Table Talk"
  • Outstanding Documentary (Television): "Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland"
  • Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Television): J. David Shanks, "Seven Seconds: Matters of Life and Death"
  • Outstanding Writing in a Dramatic Series: Kay Oyegun, "This is Us," "This Big, Amazing, Beautiful Life"
  • Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series: Trevor Noah, Steve Budow, David Kibuuka, Zhubin Parang, Dan Amira, Lauren Sarver Means, Daniel Radosh, David Angelo, Devin Trey Delliquanti and Zachary DiLanzo, "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah," "23087 Alex Wagner"
  • Outstanding Directing in a TV Movie or Special: Tracy Heather Strai, "Lorraine Hansberry: Sighted Eyes/Feeling Heart"
  • Outstanding Directing in a Dramatic Series: Deborah Ann Chow, "Better Call Saul," "Something Stupid"
  • Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series: Donald Glover, "Atlanta," "FUBU"


  • Outstanding New Artist: Ella Mai
  • Outstanding Male Artist: Bruno Mars
  • Outstanding Female Artist: H.E.R.
  • Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration: "All the Stars" ("Black Panther"), Kendrick Lamar and SZA
  • Outstanding Jazz Album: "The Story of Jaz," Jazmin Ghent feat. Jeff Lorber, James P. Lloyd, Kim Scott and Philippe Saisse
  • Outstanding Gospel/Christian Album: "Unstoppable," Koryn Hawthorne
  • Outstanding Music Video/Visual Album: "This Is America," Childish Gambino
  • Outstanding Song (Traditional): "Long As I Live," Toni Braxton
  • Outstanding Song (Contemporary): "Boo'd Up," Ella Mai
  • Outstanding Soundtrack/Compilation: "Black Panther: The Album"
  • Outstanding Album: "Ella Mai," Ella Mai


  • Outstanding Literary Work (Fiction): "An American Marriage," Tayari Jones
  • Outstanding Literary Work (Nonfiction): "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Politics," Donna Brazile, Yolanda Caraway, Leah Daughtry, and Minyon Moore with Veronica Chambers
  • Outstanding Literary Work (Debut Author): "Us Against the World: Our Secrets to Love, Marriage and Family," David Mann and Tamela Mann with Shaun Saunders
  • Outstanding Literary Work (Biography/Autobiography): "Becoming," Michelle Obama
  • Outstanding Literary Work (Instructional): "Rise and Grind: Outperform, Outwork and Outhustle Your Way to a More Successful and Rewarding Life," Daymond John with Daniel Paisner
  • Outstanding Literary Work (Poetry): "Taking the Arrow out of the Heart," Alice Walker
  • Outstanding Literary Work (Children): "Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race," Margot Lee Shetterly (author), Laura Freeman (illustrator)
  • Outstanding Literary Work (Youth/Teens): "Clayton Byrd Goes Underground," Rita Williams-Garcia (author), Frank Morrison (illustrator)

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