Usher, ‘Abbott Elementary,’ and More Shine at 2024 NAACP Image Awards Hosted by Queen Latifah

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Usher accepts the Entertainer of the Year award during the 55th NAACP Image Awards, Saturday, March 16, 2024, at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
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The 2024 NAACP Image Awards were broadcast on Saturday, March 16, with Queen Latifah as the host.

Usher was honored with the 2024 President’s Award, recognizing individuals for their exceptional achievements and distinguished public service.

Queen Latifah speaks to the audience during the 55th NAACP Image Awards, Saturday, March 16, 2024, at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)

In film and television, “Abbott Elementary” was honored as the outstanding comedy series, while “Swarm” received accolades for outstanding limited series. “A Black Lady Sketch Show” was celebrated as the outstanding variety show, and “Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse” claimed the title of outstanding motion picture. Cord Jefferson of “American Fiction” was awarded for outstanding writing in a motion picture, just days after winning an Oscar for adapted screenplay at the Oscars.

In the music categories, Victoria Monét clinched the prize for outstanding new artist, while Megan Thee Stallion won outstanding hip hop/rap song award.


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