The Will and Jada Pinkett Smith produced feature “Splinter” won the festival’s top prize.
“Nothing about that performance screamed Motown,” one person tweeted.
10th Annual AAFCA Awards also recognized Quincy Jones & ‘BlacKkKlansman’ producer Jason Blum.
Aisha Tyler hosted the awards Saturday night in Hollywood.
The awards were handed out Sunday night in Los Angeles.
“Let 2019 be the year you park something borrowed in front of a dream you own!”
R&B group is known for such hits as “Uh Huh” and “Gots Ta Be.”
This will be the comedian’s first time hosting the show.
Lupita Nyong’o and Teddy Riley are among the names revealed this week.