The singer took to Instagram earlier this week with his plea to "pause."
"Who are we to condemn?" he said, adding, "But I know the only solution was prayer, the way I see it."
While some winners are just starting their journey, others are one award away from joining the coveted ranks.
VIBE looks back at the most notable film performances that have defined the actor's career.
Danny Glover was also an honorary recipient of the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.
View the full list of winners at the 2022 NAACP Image Awards.
These bodies of work cover a range of significant people, places, and things in Black history.
All three stars could reach career milestones with wins in their respective categories.