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Jennifer Hudson Wins Big at the 40th Image Awards

American Idol alum Jennifer Hudson grabbed 3 trophies including Best New Artist during the 40th annual NAACP Image Awards. Check out the complete list of winners in music, tv and movies after the jump.

The NAACP Image Awards is America’s premier event
celebrating the outstanding achievements and performances of
people of color in the arts (motion picture, television, recording,
and literature), as well as those individuals or groups who promote social justice through their creative endeavors.

Hudson, Beyonce, Will.i.am and Seal performed on stage at the Shrine Auditorium ceremony, which was hosted by actress Halle Berry and actor-screenwriter Tyler Perry. The show coincides with the 100th anniversary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and kicks off a yearlong centennial celebration.

List of 40th Annual NAACP Image Awards Winners in Music

Outstanding New Artist:
Jennifer Hudson

Outstanding Male Artist:
Jamie Foxx

Outstanding Female Artist:
Beyonce Knowles

Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration:
Jennifer Hudson featuring Fantasia Barrino – “I’m His Only Woman”

Outstanding Jazz Artist:
Natalie Cole – “Still Unforgettable”

Outstanding Gospel Artist (Traditional or Contemporary):
Mary Mary

Outstanding World Music Album:
Cheryl Keyes – “Let Me Take You There”

Outstanding Music Video:
Will.i.am – “Yes We Can”

Outstanding Song:
Will.i.am – “Yes We Can”

Outstanding Album:
Jennifer Hudson – “Jennifer Hudson”

List of 40th Annual NAACP Image Awards Winners for Television:

Comedy Series:
“Tyler Perry’s House of Payne”

Actor in a Comedy Series:
LaVan Davis – “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne”

Actress in a Comedy Series:
Tracee Ellis Ross – “Girlfriends”

Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series:
Lance Gross – “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne”

Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series:
Keshia Knight Pulliam – “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne”

Drama Series:
“Grey’s Anatomy”

Actor in a Drama Series:
Hill Harper – “CSI: NY”

Actress in a Drama Series:
Chandra Wilson – “Grey’s Anatomy”

Supporting Actor in a Drama Series:
Taye Diggs – “Private Practice”

Supporting Actress in a Drama Series:
Angela Bassett – “ER”

Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special:
“A Raisin in The Sun”

Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special:
P. Diddy – “A Raisin in The Sun”

Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special:
Phylicia Rashad – “A Raisin in The Sun”

Actor in a Daytime Drama Series:
Bryton McClure – “The Young And The Restless”

Actress in a Daytime Drama Series:
Debbi Morgan – “All My Children”

News/ Information:
“In Conversation: Michelle Obama Interview”

Talk:
“The View”

Reality:
“American Idol” Season 7

Variety:
“UNCF An Evening of Stars: Tribute to Smokey Robinson”

Children’s Program:
“Dora The Explorer”

Performance in a Youth/Children’s Program:
Keke Palmer – “True Jackson”

Documentary:
“The Black List”

List of 40th Annual NAACP Image Awards Winners in Motion Picture:

Outstanding Motion Picture:
“The Secret Life of Bees”

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture:
Will Smith, “Seven Pounds”

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture:
Rosario Dawson, “Seven Pounds”

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture:
Columbus Short, “Cadillac Records”

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture:
Taraji P. Henson, “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button”

Outstanding Independent Motion Picture:
“Slumdog Millionaire”

Outstanding Foreign Motion Picture:
“The Class”

Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Theatrical or Television):
Jenny Lumet, “Rachel Getting Married”

Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture (Theatrical or Television):
Gina Prince-Bythewood, “The Secret Life of Bees”

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