2018 NAACP Image Awards: The Complete List Of Winners

Hosted by Anthony Anderson, the 49th NAACP Image Awards was held on Martin Luther King Jr. Day and took place at the Pasadena Convention Center and honoured the achievements of people of colour across film, television, music and literature.

The winners were:
Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture: Idris Elba, THOR: Ragnarok
Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture: Tiffany Haddish, Girls Trip
Independent Motion Picture: Detroit
Documentary: STEP
Writing: Jordan Peele, Get Out
Directing in a Motion Picture: Jordan Peele, Get Out

New Artist: SZA
Male Artist: Bruno Mars
Female Artist: Mary J. Blige
Duo, Group or Collaboration: Kendrick Lamar feat. Rihanna
Jazz Album: Petite Afrique, Somi
Gospel/Christian Album: Greenleaf Soundtrack Volume 2, Greenleaf Soundtrack
Music Video/Visual Album: That’s What I Like, Bruno Mars
Song - Traditional: “That’s What I Like,” Bruno Mars
Album: DAMN., Kendrick Lamar
Song - Contemporary: “HUMBLE.,” Kendrick Lamar

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Jay Ellis, Insecure
Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Marsai Martin, black-ish
Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Joe Morton, Scandal
Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Naturi Naughton, Power
Television Movie, Limited, Series or Dramatic Special: The New Edition Story
Actor in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special: Idris Elba, Guerrilla
Actress in a Television Movie, Limited, Series or Dramatic Special: Queen Latifah, Flint
Directing in a Comedy Series: Anton Cropper, black-ish
Directing in a Dramatic Series: Carl Franklin, 13 Reasons Why
Directing in a Television Movie or Special: Allen Hughes, The Defiant Ones
News/information Series or Special: Unsung
Documentary: “The 44th President: In His Own Words
Talk Series: The Real
Reality Program/Reality Competition Series: The Manns
Variety or Game Show Series or Special: Lip Sync Battle
Children’s Program: Doc McStuffins
Performance by a Youth (Series, Special, Television Movie or Limited Series): Caleb McLaughlin, Stranger Things
Host in a Talk or News/Information Series or Special: Roland Martin, News One Now
Host in a Reality/Reality Competition, Game Show or Variety Series or Special: LL Cool J, Lip Sync Battle (Spike)
Character Voice-Over Performance: Tiffany Haddish, Legends of Chamberlain Heights
Writing in a Comedy Series: Janine Barrois, Claws
Writing in a Dramatic Series: Gina Prince-Bythewood, Shots Fired
Writing in a Television Movie or Special: Abdul Williams, The New Edition Story

Fiction: The Annotated African American Folktales, Henry Louis Gates Jr. (Editor),Maria Tatar (Editor), (Liveright Publishing Corporation)
Non-Fiction: Defining Moments in Black History: Reading Between the Lies, Dick Gregory
Debut Author: No One Is Coming to Save Us, Stephanie Powell Watts
Biography or Autobiography: Becoming Ms. Burton, From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women, Susan Burton and Cari Lynn
Instructional: The Awakened Woman: Remembering & Reigniting our Sacred Dreams, Dr. Tererai Trent
Poetry: Incendiary Art: Poems, Patricia Smith
Children: Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History, Vashti Harrison
Youth and Teens: Clayton Byrd Goes Underground, Rita Williams-Garcia, author and Frank Morrison illustrator