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Awards were presented in 41 categories and included three special recognitions: the Chairmans Award to "The Boondocks" comic strip creator Aaron McGruder, the Presidents Award to National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice and the Hall of Fame Award to performing artist and rock n roll legend Little Richard.
Winners were selected by ballots received from the national readership of the NAACPs Crisis magazine and the leadership of the NAACPs 2,000 branches. The accounting firm of Thompson, Cobb, Bazilio & Associates, PC tabulated the final ballots.
The annual NAACP Image Awards are given to those who strive for the portrayal of positive images and meaningful opportunities for African-Americans in motion pictures, television, literature and recording. Founded in 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the nations oldest and largest civil rights organization. Its half-million adult and youth members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities, conducting voter mobilization and monitoring equal opportunity in the public and private sectors.
I. MOTION PICTURES
Outstanding Motion Picture
"ALI" (Columbia Pictures)
Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
DENZEL WASHINGTON --- "Training Day"
Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
HALLE BERRY --- "Swordfish"
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
JAMIE FOXX --- "Ali"
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
ANGELA BASSETT --- "The Score"
II. YOUTH ACTOR / ACTRESS
Outstanding Youth Actor/Actress
AARON MEEKS --- "Soul Food"
Outstanding Comedy Series
"THE STEVE HARVEY SHOW" (WB)
Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series
STEVE HARVEY --- "The Steve Harvey Show"
Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series
MO'NIQUE --- "The Parkers"
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
CEDRIC "THE ENTERTAINER" --- "The Steve Harvey Show"
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
TERRI J. VAUGHN --- "The Steve Harvey Show"
Outstanding Drama Series
"SOUL FOOD" (Showtime)
Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series
ERIQ LA SALLE --- "ER"
Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series
DELLA REESE --- "Touched by an Angel"
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
ICE-T --- "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit"
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
DEBBI MORGAN ---"Soul Food"
Outstanding Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
"BOYCOTT" --- (HBO)
Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
GREGORY HINES --- "Bojangles"
Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
ANGELA BASSETT --- "Rubys Bucket of Blood"
Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series
SHEMAR MOORE --- "The Young & The Restless"
Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series
TONYA LEE WILLIAMS --- "The Young & The Restless"
Outstanding Variety Series/Special
"MICHAEL JACKSON: 30th ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL" (CBS)
Outstanding Performance in a Variety Series/Special
MICHAEL JACKSON --- "Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration"
Outstanding News, Talk or Information - Series
"20/20: Birmingham Church Bombing" (ABC)
Outstanding News, Talk or Information - Special
"BET TONIGHT SPECIAL: Aaliyah" (BET)
Outstanding Youth or Children's Series/Special
"TEEN SUMMIT" (BET)
Outstanding Performance in a Youth or Children's Series/Special
LEVAR BURTON --- "Reading Rainbow"
IV. LITERARY WORK
Outstanding Literary Work - Fiction
"A DAY LATE & A DOLLAR SHORT" (Viking)
Outstanding Literary Work - Non-Fiction
"SALLY HEMINGS, AN AMERICAN SCANDAL:
The Struggle To Tell The Controversial True Story" (Malibu Press)
Outstanding Literary Work - Children's
"JUST THE TWO OF US" (Scholastic)
Will Smith, Illustrator: Kadir Nelson
Outstanding New Artist
ALICIA KEYS --- "Fallin"
Outstanding Male Artist
LUTHER VANDROSS --- "Take You Out"
Outstanding Female Artist
AALIYAH --- "Aaliyah"
Outstanding Duo or Group
DESTINY'S CHILD --- "Survivor"
Outstanding Hip-Hop/Rap Artist
JA RULE --- "Livin It Up"
Outstanding Jazz Artist
QUINCY JONES --- "Q: The Musical Biography of Quincy Jones"
Outstanding Gospel Artist - Traditional
SHIRLEY CAESAR --- "Hymns"
Outstanding Gospel Artist - Contemporary
YOLANDA ADAMS --- "Believe"
Outstanding Music Video
"YOU ROCK MY WORLD" --- Songwriter(s): Michael Jackson, Rodney Jerkins, Fred Jerkins III, LaShawn Daniels & Nora Payne (Artist: Michael Jackson)
"A WOMANS WORTH" --- Songwriter(s): Alicia Keys & Erika Rose
"SONGS IN A MINOR" --- Alicia Keys