NAACP Image Awards 2018 Live stream. 49th Image Awards 2018 Live Online, The awards are being handed out over two nights; Anthony Anderson returns as host of Monday’s show in Pasadena.
LOS ANGELES, CA – NAACP Image Awards Committee Chair, Leonard James, III, today announced the Call for Submissions for the 48th NAACP Image Awards Live . The NAACP Image Awards is recognized as the nation’s pre-eminent multi-cultural awards show from an African American point of view.
The 49th NAACP Image Awards are being handed out over two nights, Sunday and Monday, in Pasadena.Black-ish star Anthony Anderson returns as host of Monday’s ceremony, which airs live on TV One (a one-hour preshow airs before the live ceremony).Special honors will go to the surviving 1968 Memphis sanitation “I Am a Man” workers (Vanguard Award), labor union organizer and leader William Lucy (Chairman’s Award) and actor-activist Danny Glover (President’s Award).
On Sunday, 47 awards were handed out at a gala dinner in the non-televised portion of the awards show. That ceremony was hosted by The Real’s Adrienne Houghton, Loni Love, Jeannie Mai and Tamera Mowry-Housley.Awards in nine categories, plus entertainer of the year, will be handed out Monday.See all of Sunday’s winners, plus keep up with the list of winners as they are announced live Monday, below.
The eligibility period for all projects is January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016. In addition, motion picture category projects (and individual achievements within it) must have been initially released and distributed in the U.S. with a minimum commercial theatrical run in Los Angeles or New York for seven (7) consecutive days.
“The NAACP Image Awards is the most respected event about diversity, relevance, and excellence in the arts linked to the pivotal role it plays in our community,” said Leonard James, III. “We are proud to announce AMC Theatres as this year’s Submissions sponsor. AMC’s involvement provides NAACP appointed Image Awards Nominating Committee members more opportunities to view submitted films for consideration.”