2022 NAACP Image Awards: All the Winners From Wizkid to Jennifer Hudson

Here is the complete list of winners of the 2022 NAACP Image Awards, which honor achievement by people of color in culture and entertainment.

lifestyleug.com__2022 NAACP Image Awards Winners jennifer hudson (1)
Jennifer Hudson won both the awards for “Outstanding actress in a motion picture” and “Entertainer of the Year” at the NAACP Image Awards 2022 for her performance as Aretha Franklin in the film “Respect.” PHOTO via @SHUTTERSTOCK

KAMPALA | LIFESTYLE UGANDA (https://lifestyleuganda.com/) —  On Saturday, the 2022 NAACP Image Awards, which honor people of color’s achievements in culture and entertainment, were held, and here is the complete list of winners.

  • See the complete list of winners of the 2022 NAACP Image Awards.
  • It featured performances by Mary J. Blige, Issa Rae, Kerry Washington, LL Cool J.
  • Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are both slated to receive the President’s Award.

Jennifer Hudson won both the awards for “Outstanding actress in a motion picture” and “Entertainer of the Year” at the NAACP Image Awards 2022 for her performance as Aretha Franklin in the film “Respect.”

Additionally, the NAACP Image Awards 2022 announced winners for some of the more than 80 categories in virtual ceremonies throughout the week. Regina King, Kevin Hart, and Taraji P. Henson were among the icons recognized pre-telecast.

Mary J. Blige performed on the show, and other guests included Issa Rae, Kerry Washington, LL Cool J, Samuel L. Jackson, Tiffany Haddish, Zendaya, and more.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will receive the President’s Award in recognition of their special achievement and distinguished public service at this year’s NAACP Image Awards.

For a full list of winners, both televised and previously announced at the NAACP Image Awards, please visit naacpimageawards.net.

Here are the winners of the 2022 NAACP Image Awards

Entertainer of the year

  • Jennifer Hudson *WINNER
  • Lil Nas X
  • Megan Thee Stallion
  • Regina King
  • Tiffany Haddish
SEE ALSO  2022 NAACP Image Awards: Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, Kidi Nominated for ‘Best International Song'

Outstanding International Song

  • Essence – Wizkid feat. Tems and Justin Bieber (RCA Records / Sony Music International) *WINNER
  • Peru – Fireboy DML (YBNL Nation / Empire)
  • Somebody’s Son – Tiwa Savage feat. Brandy (Motown)
  • Touch It – KiDi (Lynx Entertainment / MadeInENY / Empire)
  • Understand – Omah Lay (The KeyQaad / Sire Records)

Outstanding Music Video/Visual Album

  • Best Friend – Saweetie feat. Doja Cat (ICY / Warner Records)
  • Essence – Wizkid feat. Tems (RCA Records / Starboy / Sony Music International) *WINNER
  • Fye Fye – Tobe Nwigwe feat. Fat Nwigwe (Tobe Nwigwe, LLC)
  • Have Mercy – Chlöe (Columbia Records / Parkwood)
  • Leave The Door Open – Silk Sonic (Atlantic / Aftermath)

Outstanding motion picture

  • “Judas and the Black Messiah”
  • “King Richard”
  • “Respect”
  • “The Harder They Fall” *WINNER
  • “The United States vs. Billie Holiday”

Outstanding actor in a motion picture

  • Denzel Washington, “The Tragedy of Macbeth”
  • Jonathan Majors, “The Harder They Fall”
  • LaKeith Stanfield, “Judas and the Black Messiah”
  • Mahershala Ali, “Swan Song”
  • Will Smith, “King Richard” *WINNER

Outstanding actress in a motion picture

  • Andra Day, “The United States vs. Billie Holiday”
  • Halle Berry, “Bruised”
  • Jennifer Hudson, “Respect” *WINNER
  • Tessa Thompson, “Passing”
  • Zendaya, “Malcolm & Marie”

Outstanding supporting actor in a motion picture

  • Algee Smith, “Judas and the Black Messiah”
  • Daniel Kaluuya, “Judas and the Black Messiah” *WINNER
  • Delroy Lindo, “The Harder They Fall”
  • Idris Elba, “The Harder They Fall”
  • LaKeith Stanfield, “The Harder They Fall”

Outstanding supporting actress in a motion picture

  • Aunjanue Ellis, “King Richard”
  • Audra McDonald, “Respect”
  • Danielle Deadwyler, “The Harder They Fall”
  • Dominique Fishback, “Judas and the Black Messiah”
  • Regina King, “The Harder They Fall” *WINNER
SEE ALSO  Health Benefits Of Pawpaw Fruit And Othersecrets You Didn't Know

Outstanding animated motion picture (previously announced)

  • “Encanto” *WINNER
  • “Luca”
  • “Raya and the Last Dragon”
  • “Sing 2”
  • “Vivo”

Outstanding comedy series

  • “black-ish”
  • “Harlem”
  • “Insecure” *WINNER
  • “Run the World”
  • “The Upshaws”

Outstanding actor in a comedy series

  • Anthony Anderson, “black-ish” *WINNER
  • Cedric the Entertainer, “The Neighborhood”
  • Don Cheadle, “Black Monday”
  • Elisha “EJ” Williams, “The Wonder Years”
  • Jay Ellis, “Insecure”

Outstanding actress in a comedy series

  • Issa Rae, “Insecure” *WINNER
  • Loretta Devine, “Family Reunion”
  • Regina Hall, “Black Monday”
  • Tracee Ellis Ross, “black-ish”
  • Yvonne Orji, “Insecure”

Outstanding drama series

  • “9-1-1”
  • “All American”
  • “Godfather of Harlem”
  • “Pose”
  • “Queen Sugar” *WINNER

Outstanding actor in a drama series

  • Billy Porter, “Pose”
  • Damson Idris, “Snowfall”
  • Forest Whitaker, “Godfather of Harlem”
  • Kofi Siriboe, “Queen Sugar”
  • Sterling K. Brown, “This Is Us” *WINNER

Outstanding actress in a drama series

  • Angela Bassett, “9-1-1” *WINNER
  • Dawn-Lyen Gardner, “Queen Sugar”
  • Octavia Spencer, “Truth Be Told”
  • Queen Latifah, “The Equalizer”
  • Rutina Wesley, “Queen Sugar”

Outstanding television movie, limited-series or dramatic special (previously announced)

  • “Colin in Black & White” *WINNER
  • “Genius: Aretha”
  • “Love Life”
  • “Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia”
  • “The Underground Railroad”

Outstanding actor in a television movie, limited-series or dramatic special (previously announced)

  • Anthony Mackie, “Solos”
  • Jaden Michael, “Colin in Black & White”
  • Kevin Hart, “True Story” *WINNER
  • Wesley Snipes, “True Story”
  • William Jackson Harper, “Love Life”

Outstanding actress in a television movie, limited-series or dramatic special (previously announced)

  • Betty Gabriel, “Clickbait”
  • Cynthia Erivo, “Genius: Aretha”
  • Danielle Brooks, “Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia”
  • Jodie Turner-Smith, “Anne Boleyn”
  • Taraji P. Henson, “Annie Live!” *WINNER
SEE ALSO  Third NAACP Image Awards for Nigeria's Wizkid

Outstanding new artist

  • Cynthia Erivo
  • Jimmie Allen
  • Saweetie *WINNER
  • Tems
  • Zoe Wees

Outstanding male artist

  • Anthony Hamilton *WINNER
  • Drake
  • Givēon
  • J. Cole
  • Lil Nas X

Outstanding female artist

  • H.E.R.
  • Ari Lennox
  • Beyoncé
  • Chlöe
  • Jazmine Sullivan *WINNER

Outstanding album

  • “An Evening With Silk Sonic,” Silk Sonic
  • “Back of My Mind,” H.E.R.
  • “Certified Lover Boy,” Drake
  • “Heaux Tales,” Jazmine Sullivan *WINNER
  • “When It’s All Said and Done… Take Time,” Givēon

In other news, Who is Gaetano Kagwa, Rapper Riky Rick is dead, Pastor Ezekiel Atang is dead, UK music entrepreneur Jamal Edwards dies at 31, Idols SA Season 18 returns, Burna Boy Joins Boomplay, check out 3Music Awards 2022 nominees, Rema drops “Calm Down”, 2022 Oscar nominations announced, Kylie Jenner gives birthFireboy live in UgandaRihanna is pregnantCheslie Kryst is deadMinister Lokodo is deadGlobal Music Awards Africa 2022 nominees are out, 2022 Grammy Awards set for April, and Wizkid heads to iHeartRadio Music Awards 2022.

Lifestyle Uganda

Editor in Chief/Moderator

Art & Lifestyle web-blog with an African-America spice. Lifestyle Uganda was founded, by a team of 3 social media gurus. Let's talk WhatsApp +256781873083.