NAACP Image Awards: Tiffany Haddish, Idris Elba, Naturi Naughton Among Winners in Non-Televised Categories

The winners of the 49th NAACP Image Awards in the non-televised categories were announced last night during a dinner celebration at the Pasadena Conference Center.

Winners of the night included Tiffany Haddish for her amazing role in Girls Trip as well as Idris Elba for his role in Thor: Ragnarok and Naturi Naughton for her role on the hit Starz show Power. 

Hosted by The Real’s Adrienne Houghton, Jeannie Mai, Loni Love and Tamera Mowry-Housley, the winners in 47 categories were announced, honoring achievements of peope in color in television, motion pictures, music, and literature. Winners of the nine remaining categories will be announced at 9pm Monday January 15th live on TV One hosted by Anthony Anderson.

Here are some of the winners of last night’s Award Gala


Motion Picture 

Outstanding Supporting Actor In a Motion Picture                                                                Idris Elba – “Thor: Ragnarok” (Marvel Studios)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture                                                            Tiffany Haddish – “Girls Trip” (Universal Pictures)

Outstanding Independent Motion Picture                                                                                “Detroit” (Annapurna Pictures)


Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series                                                               Jay Ellis – “Insecure” (HBO)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series                                                           Marsai Martin – “black-ish” (ABC)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series                                                             Naturi Naughton – “Power” (Starz)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series                                                                   Joe Morton – “Scandal” (ABC)

Outstanding Television Movie, Limited – Series Or Dramatic Special                                 “The New Edition Story” (BET)

Outstanding Actor In a Television Movie, Limited – Series or Dramatic Special               Idris Elba – “Guerrilla” (Showtime)

Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited – Series or Dramatic Special            Queen Latifah – “Flint” (Lifetime)

Outstanding News/ Information – ( Series or Special)                                                           “Unsung” (TV One)

Outstanding Talk Series                                                                                                           “The Real” (Syndicated)    

Outstanding Children’s Program                                                                                               “Doc McStuffins” (Disney Junior)

Outstanding Performance by a Youth (Series, Special, Television Movie or Limited Series)                                                                                                                                             Caleb McLaughlin – “Stranger Things” (Netflix)


Outstanding Male Artist                                                                                                             Bruno Mars (Atlantic Records)

Outstanding Best New Artist                                                                                                  Sza (RCA Records/ Top Dawg Entertainment)        

Outstanding Female Artist                                                                                                         Mary J Blige (Capitol Records)        

Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration                                                                               Kendrick Lamar feat. Rihanna (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope)

Outstanding Music Video/Visual Album.                                                                                  “That’s What I Like” – Bruno Mars (Atlantic Records)

Outstanding Song – Traditional                                                                                                 “That’s What I Like” Bruno Mars

Outstanding Album                                                                                                                       “Damn” – Kendrick Lamar (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope)

Outstanding Song – Contemporary                                                                                            “Humble” – Kendrick Lamar (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope)

Documentary                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Outstanding Documentary (Television)                                                                                    “The 44th President: In His Own Words” (History)

Outstanding Documentary (Film)                                                                                               “Step” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)


Outstanding Writing In A Motion Picture                                                                                  Jordan Peele – “Get Out” (Universal Pictures)

Outstanding Writing in a Television Movie or Special.                                                          Abdul Williams – “The New Edition Story” – Part 2 (BET)


Outstanding Directing In a Motion Picture                                                                                Jordan Peele – “Get Out” (Universal Pictures)

Outstanding Directing in a Television Movie or Special                                                        Allen Hughes – “The Defiant Ones” (HBO)




The late great Dick Gregory wins for Outstanding Literary Work – Non-Fiction for “Defining Moments in Black History: Reading Between The Lies” (Author) (HarpersCollins Publishers)



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