49th NAACP Image Awards' Fashions & Charlie Wilson's 'Blessed' Moment

Charlie Wilson took home the McDonald's Music Makes A Difference Award at the 49th NAACP Image Awards. Opening up about his past experiences with homelessness, drug addiction and finding the lord, Wilson broke out in song as the crown sang along with him. What a "Blessed" moment for Uncle Charlie! See the moment below as well as the full list of winners.


49th NAACP Image Awards Winners List:

Entertainer of the Year: Ava DuVernay

Outstanding Motion Picture: Girls Trip

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture: Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out

Outstanding Drama Series: Power

NAACP President’s Award: Danny Glover

NAACP Chairman’s Awards: William Lucy

Outstanding Comedy Series: black-ish

Music Makes a Difference Honor: Charlie Wilson

Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series: Omari Hardwick, Power

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series: Tracee Ellis Ross, black-ish

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series: Taraji P. Henson, Empire

Outstanding Actor Comedy Series: Anthony Anderson, black-ish

Outstanding Actress Motion Picture: Octavia Spencer, Gifted

Non-televised categories:


Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Jay Ellis – “Insecure” (HBO)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Marsai Martin – “`black-ish” (ABC)

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Joe Morton – “Scandal” (ABC)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Naturi Naughton – “Power” (Starz)

Outstanding Television Movie, Limited – Series or Dramatic Special: “The New Edition Story ” (BET)

Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Limited-Series or Dramatic Special: Idris Elba – “Guerrilla” (Showtime)

Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited -Series or Dramatic Special: Queen Latifah – “Flint” (Lifetime)

Outstanding News/ Information – (Series or Special): “Unsung” (TV One)

Outstanding Talk Series: “The Real” (Syndicated)

Outstanding Reality Program/Reality Competition Series: “The Manns” (TV One)

Outstanding Variety or Game Show – (Series or Special): “Lip Sync Battle” (Spike)

Outstanding Children’s Program: “Doc McStuffins” (Disney Junior)

Outstanding Performance by a Youth (Series, Special, Television Movie or Limited Series): Caleb McLaughlin – “Stranger Things” (Netflix)

Outstanding Host in a Talk or News/Information (Series or Special) – Individual or Ensemble: Roland Martin – “News One Now” (TV One)

Outstanding Host in a Reality/Reality Competition, Game Show or Variety (Series or Special) – Individual or Ensemble: LL Cool J – “Lip Sync Battle” (Spike)


Outstanding New Artist: SZA (RCA Records/Top Dawg Entertainment)

Outstanding Male Artist: Bruno Mars (Atlantic Records)

Outstanding Female Artist: Mary J. Blige (Capitol Records)

Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration: Kendrick Lamar feat. Rihanna (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope)

Outstanding Jazz Album: “Petite Afrique” – Somi (Sony Music/OKeh)

Outstanding Gospel/Christian Album (Traditional or Contemporary): “Greenleaf Soundtrack Volume 2” – Greenleaf Soundtrack (RCA Inspiration)

Outstanding Music Video/Visual Album: “That’s What I Like” – Bruno Mars (Atlantic Records)

Outstanding Song – Traditional: “That’s What I Like” – Bruno Mars (Atlantic Records)

Outstanding Album: “DAMN.” – Kendrick Lamar (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope)

Outstanding Song – Contemporary: “HUMBLE.” – Kendrick Lamar (TDE/Aftermath/Interscope)


Outstanding Literary Work – Fiction: “The  Annotated African American Folktales” – Henry Louis Gates Jr.  (Editor),Maria Tatar (Editor), (Liveright Publishing Corporation)

Outstanding Literary Work – Non-Fiction: “Defining Moments in Black History: Reading Between the Lies” – Dick Gregory (Author), (HarperCollins Publishers)

Outstanding Literary Work – Debut Author: “No One Is Coming to Save Us” – Stephanie Powell Watts (Author), (HarperCollins Publishers)

Outstanding Literary Work – Biography / Autobiography: “Becoming  Ms. Burton – From Prison to Recovery to Leading the Fight for  Incarcerated Women” – Susan Burton (Author), Cari Lynn (Author),  Michelle Alexander (Foreword By), (The New Press)

Outstanding Literary Work – Instructional: “The  Awakened Woman: Remembering & Reigniting our Sacred Dreams ” – Dr.  Tererai Trent (Author), Oprah Winfrey (Foreword By), (Simon and  Schuster)

Outstanding Literary Work – Poetry: “Incendiary Art: Poems” – Patricia Smith (Author), (TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press)

Outstanding Literary Work – Children: “Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History ” – Vashti Harrison (Author), (Hachette Book Group)

Outstanding Literary Work – Youth / Teens: “Clayton  Byrd Goes Underground” – Rita Williams-Garcia, (Author), Frank Morrison  (Illustrator), (Amistad/HarperCollins Publishers)


Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture: Idris Elba – “THOR: Ragnarok” (Marvel Studios)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture: Tiffany Haddish – “Girls Trip” (Universal Pictures)

Outstanding Independent Motion Picture: “Detroit” (Annapurna Pictures)


Outstanding Documentary (Film): “STEP” (Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Outstanding Documentary (Television): “The 44th President: In His Own Words” (History)


Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series: Janine Barrois – “Claws” – Batsh*t (TNT)

Outstanding Writing in a Dramatic Series: Gina Prince-Bythewood – “Shots Fired” – Hour One: Pilot (Fox)

Outstanding Writing in a Television Movie or Special: Abdul Williams – “The New Edition Story ” – Part 2 (BET)

Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture: Jordan Peele – “Get Out” (Universal Pictures)


Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series: Anton Cropper – “`black-ish” – Juneteenth (ABC)

Outstanding Directing in a Dramatic Series: Carl Franklin – “13 Reasons Why” – Tape 5, Side B (Netflix)

Outstanding Directing in a Television Movie or Special: Allen Hughes – “The Defiant Ones” (HBO)

Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture: Jordan Peele – “Get Out” (Universal Pictures)


Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance: Tiffany Haddish – “Legends of Chamberlain Heights” (Comedy Central)

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