Snubs & Surprises at the 2023 NAACP Image Awards

Angela Bassett and Beyoncé each won three awards and top individual awards at the 2023 NAACP Image Awards. Bassett won the highest award, Entertainer of the Year, and opened her speech at last weekend’s Brit Her Awards with a bit of fun with Ariana DeVose’s widely derided rap.

“I think Angela Bassett did it,” Bassett said with a laugh. Other nominees were Mary J. Blige, Quinta Branson, Viola Davis, and Zendaya.

Bassett also won the Outstanding Supporting Actress award for the film Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and drama lead actress [TV] series 9-1-1 at FOX. The veteran actress is considered a frontrunner to win an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress on March 12th. west side story.)

All three of Beyoncé’s categories were announced before Saturday, and she wasn’t appearing on the telecast.she has a great album renaissance (her third win in the category), Outstanding Soul/R&B Song for “Cuff It”, and Outstanding Female Artist (seventh win extending her record in the category).

Chris Brown, Brunson, Ryan Coogler, and Davis each won two awards. (Some shows have won awards as well, but this only counts awards given to individuals.)

Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Like the original work, it won the Excellence Award black panther I did 4 years ago. It’s his second time in three years that a franchise film has won in this category. 2 years ago winner bad boys for lifethe third film in that franchise.

ABC’s Abbott Elementary School Award for Excellence in Comedy [TV] series. The show was nominated for Primetime His Emmy in the same category last year, but didn’t win, but it’s almost a foregone conclusion that it will win this year.

That’s not to say the 54th NAACP Image Awards, which were announced at last week’s nightly awards ceremony, weren’t without surprises. Well hosted by Queen Latifah, the show aired on BET and was simulcast on 12 Paramount his global networks including CBS, MTV, VH1 and CMT.

One of the biggest surprises was that Kendrick Lamar won nothing. The acclaimed rapper has received five nominations, tying Beyoncé for more nods than anyone in the music category. However, he was shut out when she won three awards this year.

Drake, another hip-hop superstar, went 0-3 this year.

Without further ado, here are 14 snubs and surprises at the 2023 NAACP Image Awards.

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