NAACP Image Awards: Michael B. Jordan Wins Guest Appearance Trophy for Hosting ‘SNL’

Michael B. Jordan hosted SNL in January 2023. He won at the Image Awards for the hosting stint a year later. (Credit: YouTube/NBC)

The third night of the 55th NAACP Image Awards non-televised awards categories brought a win for Michael B. Jordan.

The actor picked up the outstanding guest appearance trophy for hosting Saturday Night Live on Jan. 28, 2023.

Other big winners on night 3 of the Image Awards included The Color Purple, which took the award for outstanding ensemble cast in a motion picture.

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High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America was named outstanding documentary (television), and Invisible Beauty won the award for outstanding documentary (film).

The virtual awards streamed on www.naacpimageawards.net. Khleo Thomas hosted the ceremony, and presenters included Brian Jordan (Tyler Perry’s Sistas), Marcel Spears (The Neighborhood), and Nyambi Nyambi (Mike and Molly).

The awards celebrate outstanding achievements and performances by people of color across more than 90 competitive categories.

The 55th NAACP Image Awards, hosted by Queen Latifah, will air live on Saturday, March 16 at 8:00 PM ET/PT on BET and the CBS Television Network.

The full list of winners from night 3 can be found below:

Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series
Norman Vance Jr. – “Saturdays”

Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series
Carla Banks-Waddles – “Bel-Air”

Outstanding Writing in a Television Movie or Special
Dwayne Johnson-Cochran – “Heist 88”

Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series
Neema Barnette – “Grand Crew”

Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series
Dawn Wilkinson – “Power Book II: Ghost”

Outstanding Directing in a Television Movie or Special
Chris Robinson – “Shooting Stars”

Outstanding Directing in a Documentary (Television or Motion Picture)

Allen Hughes – “Dear Mama”

Outstanding Performance by a Youth (Series, Special, Television Movie or Limited–Series)
Leah Sava Jeffries – “Percy Jackson and the Olympians”

Outstanding Cinematography in a Feature Film
Eric K. Yue – “A Thousand and One”

Outstanding Animated Series
“The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder S2”

Outstanding Breakthrough Creative (Motion Picture)
Blitz Bazawule – “The Color Purple”

Outstanding Breakthrough Creative (Television)
Michelle Buteau – “Survival of the Thickest”

Outstanding Guest Performance
Michael B. Jordan – “Saturday Night Live”

Outstanding Documentary (Television)
“High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America”

Outstanding Documentary (Film)
“Invisible Beauty”

Outstanding Independent Motion Picture
“Brother”

Outstanding Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture
“The Color Purple”

Outstanding Stunt Ensemble (TV or Film)
“Creed III”

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