Davis and Boseman each won a second Image Award this year. Davis won for outstanding actress in a drama [TV] series for the second time for ABC’s How to Get Away With Murder. Boseman also won outstanding supporting actor in a motion picture for Da 5 Bloods.

In the music categories, announced March 25, Jhené Aiko’s Chilombo, a Grammy nominee for album of the year, won outstanding album. Beyoncé was named outstanding female artist for a record-extending sixth time. Drake won outstanding male artist for, surprisingly, the first time.

Beyoncé won four NAACP Image Awards this year, more than anyone else. Meghan Thee Stallion, Chloe x Halle, Jon Batiste and Marsai Martin of ABC’s black-ish each won two (as did Boseman and Davis).

D-Nice took the award for entertainer of the year. In March 2020, the rapper began hosting “Homeschool at Club Quarantine” on Instagram Live as a way for people to come together during the pandemic. D-Nice has received a series of honors in the past year. He won a 2020 Webby Award for artist of the year. He also was one of the recipients of the Shine a Light award during the 2020 BET Awards.

Here’s a complete list of 2021 NAACP Image Awards. This encompasses the awards presented on the prime-time telecast and during five nightly pre-telecast sessions.

Overall Awards

Hall of Fame Award

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