[01/12/18 - 07:48 AM] TV One Announces Presenters for the 49th NAACP Image Awards As previously announced, actor, producer, and humanitarian Danny Glover will receive the "President's Award" which is bestowed in recognition of special achievement and distinguished public service.
[via press release from TV One]
STERLING K. BROWN, MARY J. BLIGE, MICHAEL B. JORDAN, DANIEL KALUUYA, ISSA RAE, CHADWICK BOSEMAN,
TERRY CREWS, YARA SHAHIDI, DANAI GURIRA,
ISAIAH WASHINGTON, JACOB LATIMORE, JAY PHAROAH,
JEMELE HILL, JOSH GAD, LORETTA DEVINE, META GOLDING, MICHAEL SMITH, TYLER JAMES WILLIAMS, SONEQUA MARTIN-GREEN, JUDGE GREG MATHIS AND MIKE COLTER TO PRESENT AT THE 49TH NAACP IMAGE AWARDS ON THE NATIONAL HOLIDAY HONORING DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.
MONDAY, JANUARY 15 ON TV ONE
Performances by Common and Andra Day
Additional Talent Scheduled to Appear Include Halle Berry,
Mandy Moore, Octavia Spencer, Chris Sullivan, Tracee Ellis Ross, Ava DuVernay, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, and more
Anthony Anderson to Host LIVE Two-Hour Special
at 9:00pm ET/8:00pm C
Terrence J to Host LIVE Red Carpet Pre-Show
at 8:00pm ET/7:00pm C
With Tanika Ray as Special Correspondent
Los Angeles, CA - January 12, 2018 - Sterling K. Brown, Mary J. Blige, Michael B. Jordan, Daniel Kaluuya, Issae Rae, Chadwick Boseman, Terry Crews, Yara Shahidi, Danai Gurira, Isaiah Washington, Jacob Latimore, Jay Pharoah, Jemele Hill, Josh Gad, Loretta Devine, Meta Golding, Michael Smith, Tyler James Williams, Sonequa Martin-Green, Judge Greg Mathis and Mike Colter are scheduled to present at the 49th NAACP Image Awards. Performances by Common and Andra Day. Additional talent scheduled to appear include Halle Berry, Mandy Moore, Octavia Spencer, Chris Sullivan, Tracee Ellis Ross, Ava DuVernay, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, and more. The all-star celebration will be hosted by Anthony Anderson and will broadcast LIVE from the Pasadena Civic Auditorium at 9pm/8c on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday, January 15, on TV One. A one-hour pre-show hosted by Terrence J will air live from the red carpet at 8pm/7c with Tanika Ray as special correspondent.
In addition, the NAACP "Entertainer of the Year" will be revealed. This special honor is bestowed upon an individual within the entertainment industry who has achieved notable success in multiple projects and mediums. The nominees include Ava DuVernay, Bruno Mars, Chadwick Boseman, Chance the Rapper, Issa Rae, and JAY Z.
As previously announced, actor, producer, and humanitarian Danny Glover will receive the "President's Award" which is bestowed in recognition of special achievement and distinguished public service. In addition, William Lucy, prominent labor union organizer and leader, will be honored with the prestigious "NAACP Chairman's Award" which is bestowed in recognition of individuals who demonstrate exemplary public service and use their distinct platforms to create agents of change.
The NAACP Image Awards is the preeminent multicultural awards show celebrating the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film, and also honors individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors. Winners will be announced during the two-hour star-studded event hosted by Anthony Anderson, which will be broadcast LIVE on TV ONE at 9pm/8c on Monday, January 15, 2018, the federal holiday honoring the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.A one-hour pre-show will air live from the red carpet at 8pm/7c.
For all information and the latest news, please visit the official NAACP Image Awards website at: naacpimageawards.net
Founded in 1909, the NAACP is the nation's oldest and largest nonpartisan civil rights organization. Its members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities. Read more about the NAACP's work and our six "Game Changer" issue areas at NAACP.org.
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