An all-star lineup of talent is confirmed to attend and/or present at the 47th NAACP Image Awards and Terrence Jenkins and Tracey Edmonds are set to co-host the LIVE red carpet pre-show!
The 47th NAACP Image Awards will broadcast LIVE this Friday, February 5 on TV One from 9-11p.m. With a one-hour red carpet pre-show airing from 8-9 p.m.
Hosted by Anthony Anderson, with attendees that include Will Smith, Viola Davis, Ice Cube, LL Cool J, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Michael Ealy, Tom Joyner, F. Gary Gray and many many more!
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.
As previously announced, Jussie Smollett will receive the NAACP “Chairman’s Award” and John Legend will receive the NAACP “President’s Award.”
The NAACP Image Awards celebrates the accomplishment 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 were voted upon by NAACP members and will be announced when the envelopes are opened LIVE on stage during the two-hour star-studded TV One telecast on February 5.