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‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’ Wins Big at NAACP Image Awards – Full List of Motion Picture Winners

NAACP Image Award Winners
NAACP Image Award Winners

The 52nd annual NAACP Image Awards concluded its festivities on Saturday with a primetime ceremony. Hosted by Anthony Anderson, the NAACP Image awards celebrate African-American stories and excellence. Non-film winners included D-Nice for Performer of the Year, Lebron James for the Presidents Award, and Eddie Murphy for the Hall of Fame Award.

Given the limited amount of films released this year, the Motion Picture Categories were somewhat predictable. Chadwick Boseman and Viola Davis both won for “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” “Soul” took home several awards, and Radha Blank finally received deserved recognition for “The Forty-Year-Old Version.” Check out the full list of winners below.

Outstanding Motion Picture

“Bad Boys for Life”

Outstanding Action in a Motion Picture

Chadwick Boseman, “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture

Viola Davis, “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

Chadwick Boseman, “Da 5 Bloods

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Phylicia Rashad, “Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey”

Outstanding International Motion Picture

Night of the Kings

Outstanding Breakthrough Performance in a Motion Picture

Madalen Mills, “Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey”

Outstanding Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture

“Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom”

Outstanding Animated Motion Picture

“Soul”

Outstanding Charachter Voiceover Performance – Motion Picture

Jamie Foxx, “Soul”

Outstanding Short Form (Live Action)

“Black Boy Joy”

Outstanding Short Form (Animated)

“Canvas”

Outstanding Breakthrough Creative (Motion Picture)

Nadia Hallgren, “Becoming”

Outstanding Documentary (Film)

“John Lewis: Good Trouble”

Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture

Radha Blank, “The Forty-Year-Old Version”

Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture

Gina Prince-Bythewood, “The Old Guard”