55th NAACP Image AwardsMARCH 16
Live on BET and CBS from Los Angeles, the celebration will recognize achievements across 80 categories, including eight new dynamic submission groups and non-televised fields.
Last Year's Show
Hosted by Queen Latifah, one of Black culture's biggest nights honored the achievements of Black artists, entertainers and activists, including Ben Crump, Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade.
Last Year's Highlights
Relive all your favorite moments from the 54th NAACP Image Awards, from unforgettable speeches to fond tributes.
LAST YEAR'S SPEECHES
Queen Latifah Hosts a Night Honoring Black Culture
Queen Latifah welcomes the crowd of nominees and honorees to the 54th NAACP Image Awards.
Nicco Annan Wins Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series
Nicco Annan accepts the award for Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series at the 54th NAACP Image Awards.
Serena Williams Accepts the Jackie Robinson Sports Award
Serena Williams takes the stage and accepts the Jackie Robinson Sports Award at the 54th NAACP Image Awards.
Angela Bassett Wins Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series
Angela Bassett accepts the award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series at the 54th NAACP Image Awards.
Angela Bassett Wins Entertainer of the Year
Angela Bassett takes home Entertainer of the Year at the 54th NAACP Image Awards.
Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union Accept the President's Award
Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union give an impassioned speech while accepting the President's Award at the 54th NAACP Image Awards.
"Abbott Elementary" Wins Outstanding Comedy Series
Quinta Brunson and the cast of "Abbott Elementary" accept the award for Outstanding Comedy Series at the 54th NAACP Image Awards.
Viola Davis Wins Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
Viola Davis accepts the trophy for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture for her work in the film “The Woman King.”
BLACK NATIONAL TREASURES
Icon Livin' with Angela Bassett
Angela Bassett's illustrious, multi-decade acting career includes numerous achievements, such as serving as an executive producer and being one of the highest-paid Black actresses on TV.
Icon Livin' - Jenifer Lewis
With a prolific career that includes appearances in over 60 movies and on 400 television shows, Jenifer Lewis proves hard work, determination and authenticity are a winning combination.
Jennifer Hudson - From Church Girl to EGOT
With soul-stirring vocals and undeniable acting chops earning her Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony awards, fans can’t help but put some R-E-S-P-E-C-T on Jennifer Hudson's name.
Salute - Jhené Aiko
Over the years, NAACP Image Award-winning singer Jhené Aiko has earned love from fans and critics for her distinct, genre-bending musical style and introspective lyrics.
MORE FROM THE NAACP IMAGE AWARDS
Best Host Moments at the 54th NAACP Image Awards
Queen Latifah commanded the 54th NAACP Image Awards stage as a host with supremely infectious energy, inspirational messages and showstopping musical performances.
Style - Best Fashion at the 54th NAACP Image Awards
Janelle Monáe, Viola Davis, Angela Bassett and more big names showed off stunning silhouettes, jewel tones and eye-catching textures on the NAACP Image Awards red carpet.
The 54th NAACP Image Awards in 30 Minutes
Enjoy all the lively entertainment from the 54th NAACP Image Awards, cut down to a convenient 30 minutes of highlights and speeches.
Enjoy the Fashion of the 54th NAACP Awards
See which celebrities showed out for the 54th NAACP Image Awards, including Sheryl Lee Ralph and Janelle James from "Abbott Elementary," the stars of the 90s classic "The Best Man" and more.
Best Speeches at the 54th NAACP Image Awards
Viola Davis refers to her "The Woman King" character in her acceptance speech, Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union make a call to action, Angela Bassett honors her fellow nominees and more.
Style - Heavy on Men's Fashion at the NAACP Image Awards
Laurence Fishburne, Michael B. Jordan, Marcus Scribner and more fellas bring their swag to the NAACP Image Awards red carpet, rocking a sharp kimono and classic suits with matching shoes.
Black Excellence on the 2023 NAACP Image Awards Red Carpet
The red carpet was all about Black excellence.
Quinta Brunson Stops By The NAACP Image Awards Red Carpet
Brunson is the creator of ‘Abbott Elementary’.
Peep The Fashions From the 2023 NAACP Red Carpet
The red carpet fashions were a sight to behold.
Future Proof - Caleb McLaughlin
Breakout "Stranger Things" star Caleb McLaughlin got his start on the Broadway stage and has been racking up notable roles, awards and social media followers ever since.
54th NAACP Image Awards
Celebrate the year's top achievements from Black creators, artists, entertainers, activists and more.