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Kendrick Lamar, Tiffany Haddish, Idris Elba and more early winners at the NAACP Image Awards

The winners in the non-televised categories of the 49th NAACP Image Awards were announced Sunday night, with Rihanna, Kendrick Lamar, Bruno Mars, Tiffany Haddish, Queen Latifah, and Idris Elba among those taking home awards. 

Elba won for Best Actor in a television movie or miniseries for Showtime’s “Guerrilla” as well as for Supporting Actor in a motion picture for “Thor: Ragnarok.” Queen Latifah won for Best Actress in a television series or movie for Lifetime’s “Flint.” Haddish won for Best Supporting Actress in a movie for “Girls Trip.” Jordan Peele won for writing and directing his movie Get Out. 

The New Edition Story won Outstanding Television Movie Limited Series or Dramatic Special. Well deserved!

On the music side, Kendrick Lamar and Rihanna won for Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration while the rapper also won Outstanding Album for DAMN and Outstanding Song - Contemporary for "Humble." Bruno Mars won Outstanding Male Artist. 

Winners were announced in 47 categories on Sunday night. The remaining nine Image Award winners will be revealed in a live broadcast on TV One at 9 p.m. EST on Jan. 15. 

See the list of Sunday night’s winners below:
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Jay Ellis – “Insecure” (HBO)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Marsai Martin – “`black-ish” (ABC)
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
Joe Morton – “Scandal” (ABC)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Naturi Naughton – “Power” (Starz)
Outstanding Television Movie, Limited – Series or Dramatic Special
“The New Edition Story” (BET)
Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special
Idris Elba – “Guerrilla” (Showtime)
Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited -Series or Dramatic Special
Queen Latifah – “Flint” (Lifetime)
Outstanding News/ Information – (Series or Special)
“Unsung” (TV One)
Outstanding Talk Series
“The Real” (Syndicated)
Outstanding Reality Program/Reality Competition Series
“The Manns” (TV One)
Outstanding Variety or Game Show – (Series or Special)
“Lip Sync Battle” (Spike)
Outstanding Children’s Program
“Doc McStuffins” (Disney Junior)
Outstanding Performance by a Youth (Series, Special, Television Movie or Limited Series)
Caleb McLaughlin – “Stranger Things” (Netflix)
Outstanding Host in a Talk or News/Information (Series or Special) – Individual or Ensemble
Roland Martin – “News One Now” (TV One)
Outstanding Host in a Reality/Reality Competition, Game Show or Variety (Series or Special) – Individual or Ensemble
LL Cool J – “Lip Sync Battle” (Spike)
Outstanding New Artist
SZA (RCA Records/Top Dawg Entertainment)
Outstanding Male Artist
Bruno Mars (Atlantic Records)
Outstanding Female Artist
Mary J. Blige (Capitol Records)
Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration
Kendrick Lamar feat. Rihanna (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope)
Outstanding Jazz Album
“Petite Afrique” – Somi (Sony Music/OKeh)
Outstanding Gospel/Christian Album (Traditional or Contemporary)
“Greenleaf Soundtrack Volume 2” – Greenleaf Soundtrack (RCA Inspiration)
Outstanding Music Video/Visual Album
“That’s What I Like” – Bruno Mars (Atlantic Records)
Outstanding Song – Traditional
“That’s What I Like” – Bruno Mars (Atlantic Records)
Outstanding Album
“DAMN.” – Kendrick Lamar (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope)
Outstanding Song – Contemporary
“HUMBLE.” – Kendrick Lamar (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope)
Outstanding Literary Work – Fiction
“The Annotated African American Folktales” – Henry Louis Gates Jr. (Editor), Maria Tatar (Editor), (Liveright Publishing Corporation)
Outstanding Literary Work – Non-Fiction
“Defining Moments in Black History: Reading Between the Lies” – Dick Gregory (Author), (HarperCollins Publishers)
Outstanding Literary Work – Debut Author
“No One Is Coming to Save Us” – Stephanie Powell Watts (Author), (HarperCollins Publishers)
Outstanding Literary Work – Biography / Autobiography
“Becoming Ms. Burton – From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for Incarcerated Women” – Susan Burton (Author), Cari Lynn (Author), Michelle Alexander (Foreword By), (The New Press)
Outstanding Literary Work – Instructional
“The Awakened Woman: Remembering & Reigniting our Sacred Dreams” – Dr. Tererai Trent (Author), Oprah Winfrey (Foreword By), (Simon and Schuster)
Outstanding Literary Work – Poetry
“Incendiary Art: Poems” – Patricia Smith (Author), (TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press)
Outstanding Literary Work – Children
“Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History” – Vashti Harrison (Author), (Hachette Book Group)
Outstanding Literary Work – Youth / Teens
“Clayton Byrd Goes Underground” – Rita Williams-Garcia, (Author), Frank Morrison (Illustrator), (Amistad/HarperCollins Publishers)
Motion Picture
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
Idris Elba – “THOR: Ragnarok” (Marvel Studios)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
Tiffany Haddish – “Girls Trip” (Universal Pictures)
Outstanding Independent Motion Picture
“Detroit” (Annapurna Pictures)
Outstanding Documentary (Film)
“STEP” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)
Outstanding Documentary (Television)
“The 44th President: In His Own Words” (History)
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series
Janine Barrois – “Claws” – Batsh*t (TNT)
Outstanding Writing in a Dramatic Series
Gina Prince-Bythewood – “Shots Fired” – Hour One: Pilot (Fox)
Outstanding Writing in a Television Movie or Special
Abdul Williams – “The New Edition Story” – Part 2 (BET)
Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture
Jordan Peele – “Get Out” (Universal Pictures)
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series
Anton Cropper – “`black-ish” – Juneteenth (ABC)
Outstanding Directing in a Dramatic Series
Carl Franklin – “13 Reasons Why” – Tape 5, Side B (Netflix)
Outstanding Directing in a Television Movie or Special
Allen Hughes – “The Defiant Ones” (HBO)
Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture
Jordan Peele – “Get Out” (Universal Pictures)
Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance
Tiffany Haddish – “Legends of Chamberlain Heights” (Comedy Central)

[Source: Variety]
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