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2020 NAACP Image Awards: Full List Of Winners

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Beyoncé, Bruno Mars, Lil Nas X, Lizzo, Rihanna and more were honored at the 2020 NAACP Image Awards.

Some awards — including Beyoncé’s several honors for her achievements with Homecoming: The Live Album and The Lion King: The Gift, Lil Nas X’s Outstanding New Artist award and Lizzo’s win for best music video/visual album for “Juice” — were announced before the ceremony on Friday (Feb. 21).

Saturday (Feb. 22) drew many of the winners to the Pasadena Civic Auditorium for the ceremony, where Rihanna delivered an empowering acceptance speech upon receiving this year’s President Award and Lizzo was dubbed entertainer of the year.

See the full winners list below:

Outstanding Album
Homecoming: The Live Album, Beyoncé

Outstanding New Artist
Lil Nas X

Outstanding Male Artist
Bruno Mars

Outstanding Female Artist
Beyoncé

Outstanding Song – Traditional
“SPIRIT,”  Beyoncé

Outstanding Song – Contemporary
“Before I Let Go,” Beyoncé

Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration
“Brown Skin Girl,” Blue Ivy, SAINt JHN, Beyoncé & WizKiD

Outstanding Jazz Album
Love & Liberation, Jazzmeia Horn

Outstanding Gospel/Christian Song (Traditional or Contemporary)
“Love Theory,” Kirk Franklin

Outstanding Music Video/Visual Album
Juice, Lizzo

Outstanding Soundtrack/Compilation Album
The Lion King: The Gift, Beyoncé with Various Artists

Outstanding Comedy Series
black-ish

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series
Anthony Anderson, black-ish

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Deon Cole, black-ish

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Marsai Martin, black-ish

Outstanding Drama Series
Greenleaf

Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series
Omari Hardwick, Power

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Harold Perrineau, Claws

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Lynn Whitfield, Greenleaf

Outstanding Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special
When They See Us

Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special
Jharrel Jerome, When They See Us

Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special
Niecy Nash, When They See Us

Outstanding News/Information (Series or Special)
Unsung

Outstanding Talk Series
Red Table Talk

Outstanding Reality Program/Reality Competition Series/Game Show
Rhythm + Flow

Outstanding Variety (Series or Special)
Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé

Outstanding Children’s Program
Family Reunion

Outstanding Performance by a Youth (Series, Special, Television Movie or Limited-Series)
Marsai Martin, black-ish

Outstanding Host in a Talk or News/Information (Series or Special) – Individual or Ensemble
Jada Pinkett Smith, Red Table Talk

Outstanding Host in a Reality/Reality Competition, Game Show or Variety (Series or Special) – Individual or Ensemble
Steve Harvey, Celebrity Family Feud

Outstanding Guest Performance in a Comedy or Drama Series
Kelly Rowland, American Soul

Outstanding Literary Work – Fiction
The Revisioners, Margaret Wilkerson Sexton

Outstanding Literary Work – Nonfiction
The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations, Toni Morrison

Outstanding Literary Work – Debut Author
I Am Dance: Words and Images of the Black Dancer, Hal Banfield (Author), Javier Vasquez (Illustrator)

Outstanding Literary Work – Biography/Autobiography
More Than Enough: Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say), Elaine Welteroth

Outstanding Literary Work – Instructional
Your Next Level Life: 7 Rules of Power, Confidence, And Opportunity For Black Women In America, Karen Arrington (Author), Joanna Price (Illustrator), Sheryl Taylor (Forward)

Outstanding Literary Work – Poetry
Felon: Poems, Reginald Dwayne Betts

Outstanding Literary Work – Children
Sulwe, Lupita Nyong’o (Author), Vashti Harrison (Illustrator), (Simon & Schuster, BFYR)

Outstanding Literary Work – Youth/Teens
Around Harvard Square, C.J. Farley (Akashic Books)

Outstanding Breakthrough Performance in a Motion Picture
Marsai Martin, Little

Outstanding Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture
Just Mercy

Outstanding Independent Motion Picture
Dolemite is My Name

Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance (Television or Film)
James Earl Jones, The Lion King

Outstanding Documentary (Film)
Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am

Outstanding Documentary (Television – Series or Special)
Hitsville: The Making of Motown

Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series
Cord Jefferson, The Good Place, “Tinker, Tailor, Demon, Spy”

Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Nichelle Tramble Spellman, Truth Be Told, “Monster”

Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Television)
Suzan-Lori Parks, Native Son

Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Film)
Jordan Peele, Us

Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series
Anya Adams, GLOW, “Outward Bound”

Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, Power, “Forgot About Dre”

Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Television)
Rashid Johnson, Native Son

Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Film)
Chiwetel Ejiofor, The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Marsai Martin, Little

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Jamie Foxx, Just Mercy

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series
Tracee Ellis Ross, Blackish

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series
Angela Bassett, 9-1-1

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
Lupita Nyong’o, Us

President’s Award
Rihanna

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

Michael B. Jordan, Just Mercy

Outstanding Motion Picture
Just Mercy

Entertainer of the Year
Lizzo

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Abeiku Santana Wins Special Recognition Award In Tourism At The 2020 EMY Africa Awards

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The 5th annual ‘Exclusive Men of the Year’ (EMYs) Africa Awards 2020 #EMYAfricaAwards2020 held yesterday July 4, 2020, to award men who have excelled in various areas such as business, education, arts, fashion, technology, and communication. This year’s award ceremony took place in Accra, Ghana despite the partial ban on social gathering due to the novel Covid-19 pandemic.

Multiple award-winning Radio/TV presenter and CEO of Kaya Tours Company Ltd; Dr. Gilbert Abeiku Aggrey, popularly known as Abeiku Santana won Special Recognition Award for Tourism Marketing and Promotion.

Abeiku Santana as he has come to be known as Mr. Tourism is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to Tourism Marking and Promotion in Ghana and Africa. With his experience in Tourism, he was appointed as Tourism Ambassador by the former Government of Ghana and he has represented Ghana and Africa in tourism seminars and events across the Globe.

The night saw a number of high-class performances from Efya, Akwaboah, King Promise, and Joe Mettle.
The 5th EMY Africa Awards was shown on Joy Prime and also streamed live on EMY Africa YouTube and Facebook pages.
Warmest congratulations on your award, best wishes for your next adventure Mr. Tourism!

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Nana Akua Addo Officially Resumes Her Business Of Shutting Down Red Carpets With A Bang | PHOTOS

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Exclusive Men of the Year awards are set to take place tonight. Due to COVID-19 the award show is not open to a large audience this year as the show goes virtual.

However, there is a red carpet bit to it for viewers at home and individuals who have a part to play in the virtual show. In this line, Nana Akua Addo has come out to show us her look for the 2020 Emys and it’s a bang.

This becomes the first time the red carpet goddess is showing us her prowess once again ever since Coronavirus ruined all red carpet events. Let’s not talk long, Nana Akua has eaten this look as usual, or y’all say what?

See the photos below.

 

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Meghan Markle’s Legal Team Says Royal Wedding Brought In £1 Billion

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Meghan Markle’s legal team is claiming that her wedding to Prince Harry brought in £1 billion in tourism revenue, far off-setting the reported £32 million cost of the affair.

The Daily Mail reports that the new figures came in as part of the most recent filings in the 38-year-old Markle’s case against the Mail on Sunday. They suggest that UK taxpayers footed the vast majority — £30 million — of the shindig’s total cost, most of which went to security, with the church service, flowers, and reception paid for by the Royal Family.

Meanwhile, her lawyers contend that the nuptials were “not, in fact, publicly funded, but rather personally financed by HRH The Prince of Wales” (Harry’s father, Prince Charles). “Any public costs incurred for the wedding were solely for security and crowd control to protect members of the public,” they add, “as deemed necessary by Thames Valley Police and the Metropolitan Police.”

The Mail’s dissenting opinion comes from a consulting firm, Brand Finance, who estimates that the overall shot in the arm to UK tourism provided by the wedding was a scant £300 million and that the billion-pound valuation takes into account other, tangential economic factors such as retail and fashion.

Markle is battling the UK tabloid over an article that published parts of a letter she had sent to her father, Thomas Markle.

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