Now Playing loading...

Jill Scott, Pharrell Winners at NAACP Image Awards


Jerritt Clark/Getty ImagesJill Scott won multiple awards Friday night at the 47th NAACP Image Awards, held Friday night in Pasadena, California.

She was named outstanding female artist during the non-televised portion of the event. She also won outstanding song — traditional for “Back Together,” and outstanding album for Woman.

Pharrell Williams earned the prize for outstanding male artist.

Other winners on the night included NBC’s The Wiz Live! and Queen Latifah, for Bessie.

John Legend was presented the NAACP President’s Award.

Here are the winners in the music categories:

Outstanding New Artist
Jussie Smollett (Columbia Records)

Outstanding Male Artist
Pharrell Williams (Columbia Records)

Outstanding Female Artist
Jill Scott (Atlantic Records)

Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration
“Conqueror” – Empire Cast feat. Estelle & Jussie Smollett (Columbia Records)

Outstanding Jazz Album
Miles Davis at Newport 1955-1975: The Bootleg Series Vol.4 – Miles Davis (Columbia Legacy Recordings)

Outstanding Gospel Album (Traditional or Contemporary)
It’s Personal – Tina Campbell (Gee Tree Creative)

Outstanding Music Video
“Shame” – Tyrese Gibson (Voltron Recordz)

Outstanding Song – Traditional
“Back Together” – Jill Scott (Atlantic Records)

Outstanding Album
Woman – Jill Scott (Atlantic Records)

Outstanding Song – Contemporary
“You’re So Beautiful” – Empire Cast feat. Jussie Smollett & Yazz (Columbia Records)

Copyright © 2016, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

Comments are closed.