Sunday night Black excellence was on full display at the 49th annual NAACP Image Awards dinner.
The non televised awards dinner was held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, Cali. And some of our favorite celebs were in attendance.
The creators of the successful Black Love Docuseries on OWN, Tommy Oliver and wife Codie Elaine Oliver.
Actress/Director Tichina Arnold, Director Salli Richardson, and actress Yvonne Orji at the awards dinner Sunday night.Embed from Getty Images
Actress/singer Demetria McKinney was nominated for Best New Artist. Demetria had a big year. She did an awesome job portraying Whitney Houston in the Bobbi Kristina movie. And she released her debut album Officially Yours.Embed from Getty Images
Sterling K. Brown and wife, actress Ryan Michelle Bathe. Brown is up for Outstanding Actor is a Drama Series during Monday night’s televised show.
Greenleaf won on Sunday night, for Best Gospel/Christian album.
Queen Sugar star, Dondre Whitfield, and wife Salli Richardson Whitfield, who also directed an episode of the hit OWN show.Embed from Getty Images
Jemele Hill and her co-host Michael Smith were nominated in the Outstanding Host in a Reality/Reality Competition, Game Show or Variety (Series or Special) – Individual or Ensemble category.Embed from Getty Images
Get Out director, Jordan Peele won an Image Award for Best Director in a Motion Picture.