2023 NAACP Image Awards: Experience Keke Palmer's Magic Behind the Mic: Her Most Unforgettable Voiceover Performances Yet!
From child star to animation queen, Keke Palmer shines at the 2023 NAACP Image Awards with a nomination for "Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance." Competing against heavyweights like Angela Bassett, Lyrics Ross, Kevin Hart, and Taraji P. Henson, Palmer's talent knows no bounds.
At the 2023 NAACP Image Awards, Palmer faces fierce competition in the category of "Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance." She's pitted against Academy Award-winner Angela Bassett, rising star Lyrics Ross (both from "Wendell & Wild"), Kevin Hart (from "DC League of Super-Pets"), and Golden Globe-winner Taraji P. Henson (from "Minions: The Rise of Gru"). It's a star-studded lineup, but Palmer's talent shines bright
Before we can reveal who will take home the win, check out five memorable voice-over performances from nominee Keke Palmer. And don’t forget to tune into the two-hour LIVE TV special, airing Saturday, February 25th, 2023, at 8:00 PM ET on BET and 8:00 PM PT on delay.
Izzy Hawthorne / Lightyear
In 2022, amid a hectic schedule, Keke lent her voice to Pixar’s Lightyear as Izzy Hawthorne, granddaughter of Alisha Hawthorne, who “fights in the colony's defense forces with Buzz against Zurg.” The film ultimately became the third highest-grossing animated movie of the year in the US and the fourth worldwide.
Cece Dupree / Karma's World
Keke made a guest voice appearance on Netflix’s Karma's World as rapper CeCe Dupree for a three-part episode titled “Save the Center.” The computer-animated musical comedy was created by rapper turned-actor Chris “Ludacris” Bridges, who also stars in the series.
Peaches / Ice Age Franchise
Keke’s character Peaches, a highly intelligent mammoth, appeared close to the end of Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs. She is the daughter of Manny and Ellie and can also be seen in Ice Age: Continental Drift as a teenager and young adult in Ice Age: Collision Course.
Maya Leibowitz-Jenkins / Proud Family Louder & Prouder
Disney hit animated series The Proud Family returned in 2022 with its reboot Louder and Prouder, which includes all the familiar faces and some new ones, including Keke’s character Maya Leibowitz-Jenkin.
Aisha / Winx Club
Keke voiced Aisha from seasons three to six in the animated fantasy series Winx Club. The series follows the adventures of a group of girls known as the Winx, students at the Alfea College for Fairies, who turn into fairies to fight villains.
Watch the NAACP Image Awards live on Saturday, February 25, 2023, at 8:00 pm ET/PT on BET.