NAACP Image Awards | Show highlights
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NAACP Image Awards 2016 | Show highlights

NAACP Image Awards | Show highlights

Actors Gabrielle Union, left, and Keegan-Michael Key ignite laughs onstage.

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NAACP Image Awards | Show highlights

Michael B. Jordan wins awards for outstanding actor in a motion picture award for “Creed” and  Entertainer of the Year.

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Actress Viola Davis presents the award for outstanding actor in a motion picture.

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Actor Don Cheadle, from left, director Spike Lee, actors Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith, Laurence Fishburne and Terrence Howard are among the A-listers at the ceremony.

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Actress Taraji P. Henson accepts the award for outstanding actress in a drama series for “Empire.”

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Actors Morris Chestnut, left, and Jurnee Smollett-Bell announce the nominees in the actress in a drama series category.

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Director F. Gary Gray accepts award for outstanding motion picture for “Straight Outta Compton” with several cast members.

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Actors Darby Stanchfield, left, and Kerry Washington join the festivities.

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Actor Terrence Howard accepts the award for outstanding actor in a drama series for “Empire.”

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Actors Tika Sumpter, left, and Ken Jeong have fun onstage as Jeong pretends to receive an award himself.

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Recording artist John Legend performs onstage before receiving the President’s Award.

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Singer-songwriter John Legend accepts the President’s Award.

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Actresses LeToya Luckett, left, and Wendy Raquel Robinson pair up to announce a winning contender.

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The cast and crew of “Black-ish” accept the award for outstanding comedy series.

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Actor Sylvester Stallone introudces the film “Creed.”

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Actors (and spouses) Julius Tennon and Viola Davis strike a pose.

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David Ramsey, left, and Teyonah Parris present the award for outstanding drama series.

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Actress Tracee Ellis Ross celebrates her win for outstanding actress in a comedy series for “Black-ish.”

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Rapper-actor-producer Ice Cube, left, and his son, actor O’Shea Jackson Jr., work the camera.

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Actresses Gabrielle Union, from left, Taraji P. Henson, Loretta Devine, Tika Sumpter and Jada Pinkett Smith shine for the camera.

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Director Spike Lee and actress Teyonah Parris from the film “Chi-Raq” graced the affair.

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Actor Anthony Anderson accepts the award for outstanding actor in a comedy series for “Black-ish.”

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Actresses Kerry Washington, left, and Gina Rodriguez take the stage.

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Model Chrissy Teigen, left, and her husband, singer-songwriter John Legend, graced the affair.

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Actor Jussie Smollett sings one of John Legend’s hit songs.

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Actors Will Smith, right, and Jada Pinkett Smith join the festivities.

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Alice Smith gives a rendition of “Glory,” a song for which John Legend and Common won an Academy Award.

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Actresses Gabrielle Union, from left, Loretta Devine and Tika Sumpter share a laugh.

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Actress Sanaa Lathan accepts the award for outstanding actress in a motion picture for “The Perfect Guy.”

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Actor O’Shea Jackson Jr., left, and his father, rapper-actor-producer Ice Cube, present the award for oustanding actress in a motion picture.

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Host Anthony Anderson raps onstage to boot.

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Roslyn Brock, NAACP chairman of the National Board of Directors, honors the nominees.

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Actors Will Smith, left, and Terrence Howard catch up at the awards show.

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