2023 NAACP Image Awards: Full Winners List

Black excellence was on full display.

The 2023 NAACP Image Awards glittered with the brightest stars of the entertainment industry, and none shone brighter than Angela Bassett. Her unforgettable performance in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever landed her amongst the top winners of the night.

As the much-anticipated Queen Latifah-hosted ceremony unfolded, the air was thick with anticipation. When the moment arrived, Latifah presented Bassett with the coveted Entertainer of the Year award. The crowd erupted in thunderous applause as Bassett took the stage to accept her trophy.

But it wasn't just the award that left everyone in awe. As Bassett gave her acceptance speech, she playfully referenced Ariana deBose's viral BAFTA rap, sending the audience into hysterics.

BAFTA 2023: Ariana DeBose Shouts Out Angela Bassett And Viola Davis With Hilarious Rap Performance

"Well, I guess Angela Bassett did the thing, huh?" she quipped, bringing down the house with her infectious charm and wit.

All in all, it was a night to remember, and Bassett proved once again why she is one of the most beloved and talented actors in the industry.

Below is the full winners' list from  Saturday night's show. Wednesday and Thursday night winners are below.

Entertainer of the Year

Angela Bassett (WINNER)
Mary J. Blige
Quinta Brunson
Viola Davis

Outstanding Motion Picture

A Jazzman’s Blues (Netflix)
Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (Marvel Studios) (WINNER)
Emancipation (Apple TV)
The Woman King (Sony Pictures Releasing)
Till (United Artists Releasing/Orion Pictures)

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

Daniel Kaluuya – Nope (Universal Pictures)
Jonathan Majors – Devotion (Sony Pictures Entertainment)
Joshua Boone – A Jazzman’s Blues (Netflix)
Sterling K. Brown – Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul (Focus Features)
Will Smith – Emancipation (Apple) (WINNER)

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture

Danielle Deadwyler – Till (United Artists Releasing/Orion Pictures)
Keke Palmer – Alice (Vertical Entertainment)
Letitia Wright – Black Panther: Wakanda Forever (Marvel Studios)
Regina Hall – Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul (Focus Features)
Viola Davis – The Woman King (Sony Pictures Releasing) (WINNER)

Outstanding Comedy Series

Abbott Elementary (ABC) (WINNER)
Atlanta (FX)
black-ish (ABC)
Rap Sh!t (HBO Max)
The Wonder Years (ABC)

Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series

Damson Idris – Snowfall (FX)
Jabari Banks – Bel-Air (Peacock)
Kofi Siriboe – Queen Sugar (OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network)
Nicco Annan – P-Valley (Starz) (WINNER)
Sterling K. Brown – This Is Us (NBC)

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series

Angela Bassett – 9-1-1 (FOX) (WINNER)
Brandee Evans – P-Valley (Starz)
Queen Latifah – The Equalizer (CBS)
Rutina Wesley – Queen Sugar (OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network)
Zendaya – Euphoria (HBO)

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