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Press Release: Hollywood, CA. June 28, 2016 —A new group of entertainment professionals in Motion Pictures, Television, Live Theatre, Radio and Recording have been selected to receive stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, it was announced today, Tuesday, June 28, 2016 by the Walk of Fame Selection Committee of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. These honorees were chosen from among hundreds of nominations to the
The Image Awards pay tribute to the best in film, TV, writing, music and literature. Take a look at the full list of winners below.
Winners are in bold.
Entertainer of the Year
Outstanding Motion Picture
"12 Years A Slave" "Fruitvale Station""Lee Daniels' The Butler""Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom""The Best Man Holiday"
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
Forest Whitaker - "Lee Daniels' The Butler"Chadwick Boseman - "42"Chiwetel Ejiofor - "12 Years A Slave"Idris Elba - "Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom"Michael B. Jordan - "Fruitvale Station"
Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
Angela Bassett - "Black Nativity"Halle Berry - "The Call"Jennifer Hudson - "Winnie Mandela"Kerry Washington - "Tyler Perry Presents Peeples"Nicole Beharie
Bet and CBS lead TV nominees, with 19 and 16, respectively, followed by ABC (15) and HBO (13). RCA leads the recording category with 10 noms, followed by Atlantic Records (eight) and Columbia Pictures (seven).
Winners will be voted upon by NAACP members and some will be announced Feb. 21 during an awards ceremony for non-televised categories. The remaining categories will be announced during a two-hour TV One telecast Feb. 22.
The nominees were announced during a press conference at the TV One presentation to the Television Critics Association during its Winter 2014 Press Tour in Pasadena. NAACP Image Awards committee chairman is Leonard James and TV One prez-ceo is Alfred Liggins. Roslyn M. Brock is chairman of the NAACP.
The 45th annual NAACP Image Awards airs live Saturday, Feb. 22 at 9 p.m. Et/Pt on TVOne.
The list of nominees:
Outstanding Comedy Series
· "House of Lies" (Showtime)
· "Modern Family" (ABC)
· "Real Husbands of Hollywood" (Bet)
· "The Game" (Bet)
· "The Soul Man" (TV Land)
Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series
· Andre Braugher - "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (Fox)
· Cedric The Entertainer - "The Soul Man" (TV Land)
· Don Cheadle - "House of Lies" (Showtime)
· Dulé Hill - "Psych" (USA Network)
· Kevin Hart - "Real Husbands of Hollywood" (Bet)
Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series
· Aisha Tyler - "Archer" (FX Networks)
· Mindy Kaling - "The Mindy Project" (Fox)
· Niecy Nash - "The Soul Man" (TV Land
The Steve Harvey-hosted show featured a "Who's Who" of gospel greats including Ricky Dillard & New G, Kirk Franklin and Marvin Sapp. It also offered a few guest stars including Faith Evans and Johnny Gill.
The event even drew "Glee" star Amber Riley. Riley performed during a tribute to Mahilia Jackson alongside Yolanda Adams, Shirley Caesar and Jennifer Holliday.
Riley was impressed with Adams, writing on Twitter, "She is always flawless."
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The almost 2000 Attendees include Historically Black Colleges and Universities (Hbcu) Students, Hbcu Alumni, and leaders of the community, corporate, and government sectors. Multi-Award Winning Gospel Music Artist, Pastor Shirley Caesar will be hosting the event.
Musical performances include Marsha Ambrosius, Maya Azucena, Soloist Reverend Mishael Miller, DJ R-wan, and the Soul Play Band. Scheduled honorees include Russell Simmons, Dr. Thelma B. Thompson, John Esposito, and Ban Ki-moon. Special celebrity guest slated to make appearances include Blair Underwood, Cuba Gooding Jr., Tichina Arnold, Rockmond Dunbar, Lamman Rucker, Terrence J and Carl Lewis.
Here is the full list of winners:
Album Of The Year
The Suburbs -- Arcade Fire
Recovery -- Eminem
Need You Now -- Lady Antebellum
The Fame Monster -- Lady Gaga
Teenage Dream -- Katy Perry
Record Of The Year
"Nothin' On You" -- B.o.B Featuring Bruno Mars
"Love The Way You Lie" -- Eminem Featuring Rihanna
"Forget You" -- Cee Lo Green
"Empire State Of Mind" -- Jay-z & Alicia Keys
"Need You Now" -- Lady Antebellum
Best New Artist
Florence & The Machine
Mumford & Sons
Song Of The Year
"Beg Steal Or Borrow" -- Ray Lamontagne, songwriter (Ray Lamontagne And The
ABC's "Grey's Anatomy," the film "Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire" and the TNT's telepic "Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story" led with six nominations apiece.
In music, however, Jay-z and Maxwell led the way with five nods each.
The nominations were announced at a press conference that featured Tay Diggs, comedian Wanda Sykes, "Brothers Star" Michael Strahan, Tatyana Ali and Kyle and Chris Massey.
The 41st NAACP Image Awards will air live beginning at 8 p.m. Et on Friday, Feb. 26 on Fox.
Check out the nominees:
Outstanding Comedy Series
"30 Rock" (NBC)
"Everybody Hates Chris"(CW)
"Tyler Perry's House of Payne"(TBS)
Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series
Daryl "Chill" Mitchell - "Brothers"(Fox)
Donald Faison - "Scrubs"(NBC)
DulÃ© Hill - "Psych"(USA Network)
Lavan Davis - "Tyler Perry's House of Payne
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