(AllHipHop News) Beyonce, "Black Panther" and "Black-Ish" were the big winners at the 50th NAACP Image Awards in Hollywood on Saturday night.
Beyonce beat out Chadwick Boseman, LeBron James, Regina King, and director Ryan Coogler for the Entertainer of the Year trophy, while "Black Panther" picked up the Outstanding Motion Picture award.
The film’s star Boseman was honored with the Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture prize and his castmate Letitia Wright picked up the Breakthrough Performance Award for her role in the blockbuster
Writer/director Coogler picked up the Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture and Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Film) prizes, and there were also wins for the film’s supporting stars Michael B. Jordan and Danai Gurira.
"Black-Ish" dominated the TV awards, picking up the Outstanding Comedy Series gong, while the show’s stars Anthony Anderson, who hosted the 2019 NAACP Awards, and Tracee Ellis Ross claimed the comedy acting trophies.
There were also awards for co-stars Marcus Scribner and Marsai Martin.
"Power" was named the Outstanding Drama Series, while the show’s star Omari Hardwick and Empire’s Taraji P. Henson claimed the top acting awards for TV drama, and Ella Mai was a triple winner in the music categories, claiming Outstanding Album, Outstanding New Artist and Outstanding Song – Contemporary for "Boo’d Up."
Beyonce’s husband, Jay-Z, was also a big winner, landing the President’s Award for distinguished public service.
The rapper dedicated his prize to the women in his life: “I grew up believing I could do anything, that I could accomplish anything because of those strong women in my house,” he said.