BET Wins Two NAACP Image Awards

Posted: 03/01/2010 12:56 PM EST

Black Entertainment Television received honors from the 41st NAACP Image Awards with two wins. “The Mo’Nique Show” won for Outstanding Talk Series ,The Inauguration of Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States" won for Outstanding News/Information Series or Special and "The Michael Jackson Memorial: Celebrating the Life of Michael Jackson" won for Outstanding Variety  Series or Special .  

 

BET talk show host Mo’Nique also won her own NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her role in “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire."  The awards ceremony was held in Los Angeles at the Shrine Auditorium on February 26.

 

Congratulations to the 2010 NAACP Image Award Winners:

 

Outstanding Comedy Series: "Tyler Perry's House of Payne" (TBS)

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series: Daryl "Chill" Mitchell, "Brothers" (FOX)

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series: Cassi Davis, "Tyler Perry's House of Payne" (TBS)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Lance Gross, "Tyler Perry's House of Payne" (TBS)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Keshia Knight Pulliam, "Tyler Perry's House of Payne" (TBS)

Outstanding Drama Series: "Lincoln Heights" (ABC Family)

Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series: Hill Harper, "CSI: NY" (CBS)

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series: Jada Pinkett Smith, "HawthoRNe" (TNT)
 
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Delroy Lindo, "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (NBC)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: S. Epatha Merkerson, "Law & Order" (NBC)

Outstanding Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special: "Gifted Hands" (TNT)

Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special: Cuba Gooding Jr., "Gifted Hands" (TNT)

Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special: Kimberly Elise, "Gifted Hands" (TNT)

Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series: Cornelius Smith Jr., "All My Children" (ABC)

Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series: Debbi Morgan, "All My Children" (ABC)

Outstanding News/Information - (Series or Special): "The Inauguration of Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States" (BET)

Outstanding Talk Series: "The Mo'Nique Show" (BET)

Outstanding Reality Series: "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" (ABC)
 
Outstanding Variety - (Series or Special): "The Michael Jackson Memorial: Celebrating the Life of Michael Jackson" (ABC, BET, CNN, MTV, NBC ...)

Outstanding Children's Program: "Dora the Explorer" (Nickelodeon)

Outstanding Performance in a Youth/Children's Program - (Series or Special): Keke Palmer - "True Jackson, VP" (Nickelodeon)

Outstanding New Artist: Keri Hilson (Mosley Music Group/Zone 4, Inc./Interscope Records)

Outstanding Male Artist: Maxwell (Columbia Records)

Outstanding Female Artist: Mary J. Blige (Matriarch/Geffen)
 
Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration: The Black Eyed Peas (Interscope Records) 
 
Outstanding Jazz Album: "He and She" - Wynton Marsalis (Blue Note Records)

Outstanding Gospel Album - (Traditional or Contemporary): "Still" - BeBe & CeCe Winans (B & C Records)

Outstanding World Music Album: "Black President" - Sila and the Afrofunk Experience (Visila Records)

Outstanding Music Video: "I Look To You" - Whitney Houston (Arista Records)
 
Outstanding Song: "God In Me" - Mary Mary (Columbia Records)
 
Outstanding Album: "Stronger With Each Tear" - Mary J. Blige (Matriarch/Geffen)

Outstanding Literary Work - Fiction: "The Long Fall" - Walter Mosley (Riverhead Books)

Outstanding Literary Work - Non-Fiction: "In Search of Our Roots: How 19 Extraordinary African Americans Reclaimed Their Past" - Henry Louis Gates Jr. (Crown)

Outstanding Literary Work - Debut Author: "A Question of Freedom" - R. Dwayne Betts (Avery Books)
 
Outstanding Literary Work - Biography/Autobiography: "Michelle Obama" - Deborah Willis (W. W. Norton)

Outstanding Literary Work - Instructional: "Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man" - Steve Harvey (Amistad)

Outstanding Literary Work - Poetry: "Bicycles" - Nikki Giovanni (William Morrow)

Outstanding Literary Work - Children: "Our Children Can Soar: A Celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the Pioneers of Change" - Michelle Cook (Author)(Bloomsbury Children's Books)

Outstanding Literary Work - Youth/Teens: "Michelle Obama: Meet the First Lady" - David Bergen Brophy (Collins - An Imprint of HarperCollins Children's Publishing)

Outstanding Motion Picture: "Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire" (Lionsgate)

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture: Morgan Freeman - "Invictus" (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture: Gabourey Sidibe - "Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire" (Lionsgate)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture: Adam Rodriguez - "Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All By Myself" (Lionsgate)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture: Mo'Nique - "Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire" (Lionsgate)

Outstanding Independent Motion Picture: "Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire" (Lionsgate)

Outstanding Foreign Motion Picture: "The Stoning of Soraya M." (Mpower Pictures)

Outstanding Documentary (Theatrical or Television): "Good Hair" (Roadside Attractions)
 
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series: Halsted Sullivan and Warren Lieberstein - "The Office" - Café Disco (NBC)

Outstanding Writing in a Dramatic Series: Shonda Rhimes - "Grey's Anatomy" - What a Difference A Day Makes (ABC)

Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Theatrical or Television): Geoffrey Fletcher - "Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire" (Lionsgate)

Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series: Ken Whittingham - "30 Rock" - The Funcooker (NBC)

Outstanding Directing in a Dramatic Series: Chandra Wilson - "Grey's Anatomy" - Give Peace a Chance (ABC)

Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Theatrical or Television): Lee Daniels - "Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire" (Lionsgate)

 

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