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The 49th NAACP Image Awards was one to remember this year.

The award show kicked off the night with six empowering women in industry who called out in order to get others to vote.

Tracy Ellis Ross, Kerry Washington, Laverne Cox, Jurnee Smollet-Bell, Lena Waithe, and Angela Robinson took the stage hand in hand to declare their support in the Time’s Up movement, in which was created to stop sexual harassment and gender discrimination.

Also this year, Danny Glover received the President’s Award at the annual event. Glover spent decades in labor activism and as an advocate for justice and education.

He was honored tonight for his work in film and television. Danny Glover took the time to bring attention to his fighting for workers’ rights in the span of nearly five decades.

Just last night, all categories of the award show but ten were announced. Check out the winners that were announced during the LIVE broadcast of the 49th NAACP Image Awards tonight,

Outstanding Motion Picture

“Detroit” (Annapurna Pictures)
“Get Out” (Universal Pictures)
“Marshall” (Open Road Films)
“Roman J. Israel, Esq.” (Sony Pictures Entertainment)
WINNER: “Girls Trip” (Universal Pictures)

Outstanding Drama Series

“Greenleaf” (OWN)
“Queen Sugar” (OWN)
“This Is Us” (NBC)
“Underground” (WGN America)
WINNER: “Power” (Starz)

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
Amandla Stenberg – “Everything, Everything” (Warner Bros. Pictures / Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures)
Danai Gurira – “All Eyez on Me” (Summit Entertainment)
Halle Berry – “Kidnap” (Aviron Pictures)
Natalie Paul – “Crown Heights” (Amazon Studios)
WINNER: Octavia Spencer – “Gifted” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series

Kofi Siriboe – “Queen Sugar” (OWN)
Mike Colter – “Marvel’s The Defenders” (Netflix)
Sterling K. Brown – “This Is Us ” (NBC)
Terrence Howard – “Empire” (FOX)
WINNER: Omari Hardwick – “Power” (Starz)

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series

Jurnee Smollett-Bell – “Underground” (WGN America)
Kerry Washington – “Scandal” (ABC)
Rutina Wesley – “Queen Sugar” (OWN)
Viola Davis – “How to Get Away with Murder” (ABC)
WINNER:
 Taraji P. Henson – “Empire” (FOX)

Outstanding Comedy Series

“Ballers” (HBO)
“Dear White People” (Netflix)
“Insecure” (HBO)
“Survivor’s Remorse” (Starz)
WINNER: “black-ish” (ABC)

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series

Aziz Ansari – “Master of None” (Netflix)
Dwayne Johnson – “Ballers” (HBO)
Keegan-Michael Key – “Friends from College” (Netflix)
RonReaco Lee – “Survivor’s Remorse” (Starz)
WINNER: Anthony Anderson- “black-ish” (ABC)

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series

Danielle Brooks – “Orange is the New Black” (Netflix)
Issa Rae – “Insecure” (HBO)
Loretta Devine – “The Carmichael Show” (NBC)
Niecy Nash – “Claws” (TNT)
WINNER: Tracee Ellis Ross – “black-ish” (ABC)

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

Algee Smith – “Detroit” (Annapurna Pictures)
Chadwick Boseman – “Marshall” (Open Road Films)
Denzel Washington – “Roman J. Israel, Esq.” (Columbia Pictures)
Idris Elba – “The Mountain Between Us” (20th Century Fox)
WINNER: Daniel Kaluuya – “Get Out” (Universal Pictures)

Entertainer of the Year

Bruno Mars
Chadwick Boseman
Chance the Rapper
Issa Rae
Jay-Z
WINNER: Ava DuVernay

For the full list of winners announced on the non-televised portion of the 49th NAACP Image Awards, click here!

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