Black National TreasuresCelebrate Black entertainers and artists who have helped shape music, and television and moreTV.
Marla Gibbs - The Matriarch of Comedy
Best known as wisecracking housekeeper Florence Johnston on "The Jeffersons," Marla Gibbs's comedic timing is unmatched, and her unforgettable characters are now part of television history.
Salute - Anita Baker
Singer-songwriter Anita Baker shifted the sound of R&B music during the 20th century with classic love ballads like "Sweet Love" and "Caught Up in the Rapture," showcasing her rich contralto voice.
Salute - Outkast
Outkast pushed hip hop's boundaries by infusing their music with R&B, jazz, psychedelic, and funk elements, leaving their mark on the industry long after the release of their final album.
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.
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.
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.
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 - Mary J. Blige
Mary J. Blige's career has flourished with timeless hits, and to this day, she continues to sell out arenas and rack up accolades by playing dynamic characters on TV and in film.
Future Proof - Keke Palmer
With so many career-defining firsts under her belt, Keke Palmer continues to dominate Hollywood by releasing new music, starring in hit films like "Nope" and building her own media empire.
Salute - Quincy Jones
With a career spanning several decades, multi-hyphenate powerhouse Quincy Jones has profoundly shaped the landscape of American music through his work with scores of beloved artists.
Road to the NAACP Image Awards - Jazmine Sullivan
Get to know Jazmine Sullivan, an award-winning singer-songwriter with a growing list of career achievements who is nominated for Outstanding Female Artist at the 54th NAACP Image Awards.
Road to the NAACP Image Awards - Quinta Brunson
Entertainer of the Year nominee Quinta Brunson is a household name thanks to "Abbott Elementary," the Emmy-winning TV series she created and stars in alongside Sheryl Lee Ralph.
Road to the NAACP Image Awards - Keke Palmer
With nominations in three categories at the 54th NAACP Image Awards, Keke Palmer continues to earn the recognition her groundbreaking career deserves.
Road to the NAACP Image Awards - Tyler James Williams
Tyler James Williams, who rose to prominence as a child actor on "Everybody Hates Chris," is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for his "Abbott Elementary" role.
Road to the NAACP Image Awards - Kevin Hart
One of the most sought-after comics in the world, three-time winner Kevin Hart is nominated at the 54th NAACP Image Awards for his laugh-out-loud voice-over performance.
Road to NAACP Image Awards - Tichina Arnold
Known for her roles on "Martin" and "Everybody Hates Chris," Tichina Arnold is nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series for "The Neighborhood" at the 54th NAACP Image Awards.
Legendary Hair at the NAACP Image Awards
Jill Scott's puff pigtails, Daniel Kaluuya's fade, Brandee Evans's intricate cornrows, Joseph David-Jones's textured Afro and more go down in NAACP Image Awards history.
It's the Style for Me - Women's Fashion
Angela Bassett's regal ensemble, Viola Davis's eye-catching orange gown and Lizzo's geometric dress turned heads at past NAACP Image Awards.
Road to NAACP Image Awards - Morris Chestnut
"Boyz n the Hood" star Morris Chestnut is nominated for the Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special for "The Best Man: The Final Chapters."
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.
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