NAACP Image Awards: Beyoncé Is Big Winner in Music Categories

Beyonce will be honored at the BET Awards. The singer is shown in Rome Italy, 8 July 2018 , Live concert of Beyonce and Jay-Z OTRII at the Olimpico Stadium : the singer Beyonce during the concert (Credit: Deposit Photos)

Beyoncé dominated the competition Thursday on night four of the 52nd NAACP Image Awards.

With the winners announced in the music categories, Beyoncé picked up four awards including outstanding female artist for “Black Parade,” outstanding hip hop/rap song for “Savage Remix” with Megan Thee Stallion, outstanding duo group or collaboration – contemporary for “Savage Remix,” and she shared the outstanding music video/visual album award for “Brown Skin Girl” with her daughter Blue Ivy Carter, WizKid and SAINt JHN.

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Other winners at Thursday’s streaming Image Awards included Drake who was named outstanding male artist for “Laugh Now, Cry Later.” Jhené Aiko picked up the outstanding album honor for “Chilombo,” and The Clark Sisters won outstanding gospel/Christian album for “The Return.”

In the special categories, the Women’s National Basketball Players Association (WNBPA) was honored with the Jackie Robinson Sports Award, presented by Jemele Hill and accepted by WNBPA President Nneka Ogwumike.

The night additionally featured performances by Baba Luther, drummers and dancers who showcased the history of dance from African dance in New Orleans’ Congo Square to Second Line dance to Bounce dance.

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The non-televised awards categories were announced virtually each night this week at, leading up to the televised show on Saturday, March 27 at 8/7c on BET, with a simulcast airing across ViacomCBS Networks including CBS, BET Her, VH1, MTV, MTV2, and LOGO.

Night Four Winners:

Outstanding New Artist
Doja Cat – “Say So”

Outstanding Male Artist
Drake – “Laugh Now, Cry Later”

Outstanding Female Artist
Beyoncé – “Black Parade”

Outstanding Soul/R&B Song
“Do It” – Chloe x Halle

Outstanding Hip Hop/Rap Song
“Savage Remix” – Megan Thee Stallion feat. Beyoncé

Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration (Traditional)
Chloe x Halle – “Wonder What She Thinks Of Me”

Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration (Contemporary)
Megan Thee Stallion feat. Beyoncé – “Savage Remix”

Outstanding Album
“Chilombo” – Jhené Aiko

Outstanding Producer of the Year

Outstanding Music Video/Visual Album
“Brown Skin Girl” – Beyonce’ feat WizKid, SAINt JHN, Blue Ivy Carter

Outstanding Jazz Album – Instrumental
“Music From and Inspired By Soul” – Jon Batiste

Outstanding Jazz Album – Vocal
“Holy Room – Live at Alte Oper” – Somi

Outstanding International Song
“Lockdown” – Original Koffee

Outstanding Soundtrack/Compilation Album
“Soul” Original Motion Picture Soundtrack – Trent Reznor, Atticus Ross, Jon Batiste and Tom MacDougall

Outstanding Gospel/Christian Song
“Touch from you” – Tamela Mann

Outstanding Gospel/Christian Album
“The Return” – The Clark Sisters

Special Award – Sports Award II
WNBA Player’s Association (Nneka Ogqumike accepting on behalf of WNBAPA)