Nia Long took home the trophy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Television Movie, Limited–Series or Dramatic Special for her role in The Best Man: The Final Chapters — on the third night of the 54th NAACP Image Awards non-televised categories.
Among other winners on Wednesday night, the cast of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever was honored for Outstanding Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture, while Keke Palmer won Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance – Motion Picture for her voice-over role as Izzy Hawthorne in Lightyear.
Disney+ animated revival The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder won Outstanding Animated Series.
Emmy Award-winning writer, actress, and producer Quinta Brunson received the award for Outstanding Breakthrough Creative (Television) for her show Abbott Elementary.
Night 3 presenters included Ashlei Sharpe Chestnut, Skyh Black, and Carl Tart.
The nearly week-long virtual awards run from Feb. 20-23, honoring outstanding achievements and performances of people of color across more than 80 competitive categories.
The televised 54th NAACP Image Awards will be hosted by Queen Latifah and air live on Saturday, Feb. 25 at 8:00 PM ET/ 5:00 PM PT on BET. The ceremony will be held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, Calif. and include a live audience for the first time in three years since the pandemic began.
The live show will be simulcast across Paramount Global networks including BET HER, CBS, CMT, Comedy Central, LOGO, MTV, MTV2, Paramount Network, POP TV, Smithsonian, TV Land, and VH1.
Read the full list of night 3 winners at the Image Awards below:
Outstanding Short-Form Series – Comedy or Drama
“Between The Scenes” – The Daily Show
Outstanding Short-Form Series or Special – Reality/Nonfiction
“Daring Simone Biles”
Outstanding Short-Form (Live Action)
Outstanding Short-Form (Animated)
“More Than I Want To Remember”
Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance – Motion Picture
Keke Palmer – “Lightyear”
Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance (Television)
Kyla Pratt – “The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder”
Outstanding Performance by a Youth (Series, Special, Television Movie or Limited–series)
Ja’Siah Young – “Raising Dion”
Outstanding Children’s Program
Outstanding Animated Series
“The Proud Family: Louder and Prouder”
Outstanding Guest Performance
“Glynn Turman – Queen Sugar”
Outstanding Breakthrough Creative (Motion Picture)
“Ericka Nicole Malone – Remember Me The Mahalia Jackson Story”
Outstanding Breakthrough Creative (Television)
“Quinta Brunson – Abbott Elementary”
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Television Movie, Limited–Series or Dramatic Special
“Nia Long – The Best Man: The Final Chapters”
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Television Movie, Limited–Series or Dramatic Special
“Keith David – From Scratch”
Outstanding Ensemble Cast in a Motion Picture
“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever”