52nd NAACP Image Awards To Air On BET
Written by BET on December 17, 2020
The NAACP has introduced that the 52nd NAACP Picture Awards will broadcast reside on BET Saturday, February 20, 2021, at 8:00 PM ET.
Moreover, the NAACP Picture Awards Dinner, which historically takes place the evening earlier than the telecast, will reside stream over six nights February 15-19, 2021. The digital ceremonies will acknowledge winners in additional than 60 non-televised award classes within the fields of tv and streaming, music, literature, movie, and activism.
Acknowledged because the nation’s preeminent multicultural awards present from an African-American perspective, the NAACP Picture Awards celebrates the excellent achievements and performances of individuals of colour within the arts and people who promote social justice by their artistic work.
“On this season of reflection and reckoning, the 52nd NAACP Picture Awards will proceed a convention of uplifting values that encourage equality, justice, and progressive change, and highlighting artists dedicated to that function. We’re excited to proceed our broadcast partnership with BET and stay up for celebrating Black excellence in a protected and significant method,” stated Karen Boykin-Cities, Vice Chair of the NAACP Nationwide Board of Administrators and Chairman of the Picture Award Committee.
“This has been an unprecedented yr and we’re all in want of the inspiration, empowerment, and consciousness the NAACP Picture Awards brings year-after-year. BET is thrilled to proceed our partnership with the NAACP to broadcast the 52nd NAACP Picture Awards, making a one-of-a-kind expertise that can rejoice and honor the creatives, musicians, storytellers, and trailblazers who’ve uplifted and guided our tradition throughout this time,” stated Connie Orlando, EVP of Specials, Music Programming & Music Technique, BET.
The 51st NAACP Picture Awards telecast, drew 1.Eight million whole viewers P2+ (Simulcast)—a +448% enhance versus the earlier yr. Crammed with continuous exhilarating moments, the particular secured the #1 Most Social TV Program on Saturday, February 22, 2020.
One of the crucial iconic annual celebrations of Black excellence, the NAACP Picture Awards attracts a crowd of the largest and brightest stars in Hollywood. Earlier years’ attendees embrace Rihanna, Lizzo, Beyonce, Jay-Z, Michael B. Jordan, Oprah Winfrey, Jamie Foxx, Will Smith, Taraji P. Henson, Marsai Martin, Viola Davis, Gabrielle Union, Kerry Washington, Anthony Anderson, Sterling Ok. Brown, Loni Love, Sheryl Underwood, Mandy Moore, Halle Berry, Widespread, Dwayne Johnson, Audra Day, John Legend, Lena Waithe, Tracee Ellis Ross, David Oyelowo, Laverne Cox, Octavia Spencer, Issa Rae, Trevor Noah, Yara Shahidi, Danai Gurira, Jacob Latimore, Jill Scott, H.E.R., Jay Pharoah, Jemele Hill, Josh Gad, Loretta Devine, Sylvester Stallone, Meta Golding, Michael Smith, Tyler James Williams, Ava DuVernay, Chadwick Boseman, and plenty of extra.