Jennifer Hudson, Ne-Yo, Jill Scott, and More Perform at the 43rd NAACP Image Awards

Movies & TV

DamnAnthony / February 20, 2012

This past Friday (Feb. 17), the 43rd NAACP Image Awards went down at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles and music’s top talent was in the building.

Performers included Ne-Yo and Jill Scott, who sung “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” to honor filmmaker George Lucas. Gospel singer Yolanda Adams paid respect to Whitney Houston with “I Love The Lord, He Heard Me Cry,” and Jill Scott sung “So Blessed,” off her The Light of The Sun album. Watch the top notch performances and check out the winner’s list below:


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Motion Pictures

Motion Picture: “The Help”

Actor in a motion picture: Laz Alonso, “Jumping the Broom”

Actress in a motion picture: Viola Davis, “The Help”

Supporting actor in a motion picture: Mike Epps, “Jumping the Broom”

Supporting actress in a motion picture: Octavia Spencer, “The Help”

Independent motion picture: “Pariah”

Foreign motion picture: “In the Land of Blood and Honey”

Documentary, theatrical or television: “Sing Your Song”

Television:

Comedy series: “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne”

Actor in a comedy series: Malcolm-Jamal Warner, “Reed Between the Lines”

Actress in a comedy series: Tracee Ellis Ross, “Reed Between the Lines”

Supporting actor in a comedy series: Nick Cannon, “Up All Night”

Supporting actress in a comedy series: Keshia Knight Pulliam, “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne”

Drama series: “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”

Actor in a drama series: LL Cool J, “NCIS: Los Angeles”

Actress in a drama series: Regina King, “SouthLAnd”

Supporting actor in a drama series: James Pickens, Jr., “Grey’s Anatomy”

Supporting actress in a drama series: Archie Panjabi, “The Good Wife”

TV movie, mini-series or dramatic special: “Thurgood”

Actor in a TV movie, mini-series or dramatic special: Laurence Fishburne, “Thurgood”

Actress in a TV movie, mini-series or dramatic special: Taraji P. Henson, “Taken From Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story”

Actor in a daytime drama series: Emerson Brooks, “All My Children”

Actress in a daytime drama series: Tatyana Ali, “The Young and the Restless”

News/information, series or special: “Unsung”

Talk series: “Oprah’s Lifeclass”

Reality series: “Dancing With the Stars”

Variety series or special: “Oprah Presents: Master Class”

Children’s program: “I Can Be President: A Kid’s-Eye View”

Performance in a children’s program, series or special: Keke Palmer, “True Jackson, VP”

Writing:

Comedy series: Salim Akil, Mara Brock Akil, “The Game”

Dramatic series: Lolis Eric Elie, “Treme”

Motion picture: Ann Peacock, “The First Grader”

Directing:

Comedy series: Leonard R. Garner, Jr., “Rules of Engagement”

Dramatic series: Ernest Dickerson, “Treme”

Motion picture: Salim Akil, “Jumping the Broom”

Recording:

New artist: Diggy Simmons

Male artist: Cee Lo Green

Female artist: Jill Scott

Duo, group or collaboration: Mary J. Blige feat. Drake

Jazz album: George Benson, “Guitar Man”

Gospel album, traditional or contemporary: Kirk Franklin, “Hello Fear”

World music album: Sounds of Blackness, “Sounds of Blackness”

Music video: Jennifer Hudson, “Where You At”

Song: Kirk Franklin, “I Smile”

Album: Jennifer Hudson, “I Remember Me”

Literature:

Fiction: Reshonda Tate Billingsley, “Say Amen, Again”

Nonfiction: Hill Harper, “The Wealth Cure: Putting Money in Its Place”

Debut author: Lyah Le Flore, “The Strawberry Letter”

Biography/autobiography: Harry Belafonte, “My Song”

Instructional: T.D. Jakes, “The T.D. Jakes Relationship Bible: Life Lessons on Relationships from the Inspired Word of God”

Poetry: James Golden, “Afro Clouds & Nappy Rain: The Curtis Brown Poems”

Children: Tony Dungy (author), Ron Mazellan (illustrator), “You Can Be A Friend”

Youth/teens: Jeff Burlingame, “Jesse Owens: I Always Loved Running”