2012 NAACP Image Awards: List Of Winners

‘The Help’ scored big at the 2012 NAACP Image Awards. See the list of winners!

2012 NAACP Image Awards Winners


Outstanding Motion Picture

“Jumping the Broom”


“The First Grader”

“The Help”

“Tower Heist”

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

Eddie Murphy – “Tower Heist”

Laurence Fishburne – “Contagion”

Laz Alonso – “Jumping the Broom”

Oliver Litondo – “The First Grader”

Vin Diesel – “Fast Five”

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture

Adepero Oduye – “Pariah”

Emma Stone – “The Help”

Paula Patton – “Jumping the Broom”

Viola Davis – “The Help”

Zoë Saldana – “Colombiana”

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

Anthony Mackie – “The Adjustment Bureau”

Charles Parnell – “Pariah”

Don Cheadle – “The Guard”

Jeffrey Wright – “The Ides of March”

Mike Epps – “Jumping the Broom”

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Bryce Dallas Howard – “The Help”

Cicely Tyson – “The Help”

Kim Wayans – “Pariah”

Maya Rudolph – “Bridesmaids”

Octavia Spencer – “The Help”

Outstanding Foreign Motion Picture

“A Separation”

“Attack the Block”

“In the Land of Blood and Honey”

“Le Havre”

“Life, Above All”


Outstanding Comedy Series

“Love That Girl!”

“Modern Family”

“Reed Between the Lines”

“The Game”

“Tyler Perry’s House of Payne”

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series

Dulé Hill – “Psych”

Malcolm-Jamal Warner – “Reed Between the Lines”

Phil Morris – “Love That Girl!”

Pooch Hall – “The Game”

Terry Crews – “Are We There Yet?”

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series

Tatyana Ali – “Love That Girl!”

Tia Mowry-Hardrict – “The Game”

Tracee Ellis Ross – “Reed Between the Lines”

Vanessa Williams – “Desperate Housewives”

Wendy Raquel Robinson – “The Game”

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Craig Robinson – “The Office”

Damon Wayans, Jr. – “Happy Endings”

J.B. Smoove – “Curb Your Enthusiasm”

Nick Cannon – “Up All Night”

Tracy Morgan – “30 Rock”

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Amber Riley – “Glee”

Gabourey Sidibe – “The Big C”

Keshia Knight Pulliam – “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne”

Maya Rudolph – “Up All Night”

Sofia Vergara – “Modern Family”

Outstanding Drama Series

“Boardwalk Empire”

“Grey’s Anatomy”

“Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”

“The Good Wife”


Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series

Andre Braugher – “Men of A Certain Age”

Hill Harper – “CSI: NY”

LL Cool J – “NCIS: Los Angeles”

Taye Diggs – “Private Practice”

Wendell Pierce – “Treme”

Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series

Chandra Wilson – “Grey’s Anatomy”

Khandi Alexander – “Treme”

Regina King – “SouthLAnd”

Sandra Oh – “Grey’s Anatomy”

Taraji P. Henson – “Person of Interest”

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Corey Reynolds – “The Closer”

Ice T – “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”

James Pickens, Jr. – “Grey’s Anatomy”

Nelsan Ellis – “True Blood”

Omar Epps – “House M.D.”

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Alfre Woodard – “Memphis Beat”

Anika Noni Rose – “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”

Archie Panjabi – “The Good Wife”

Diahann Carroll – “White Collar”

Loretta Devine – “Grey’s Anatomy”

Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series

Aaron D. Spears – “The Bold and the Beautiful”

Bryton James – “The Young and the Restless”

Emerson Brooks – “All My Children”

James Reynolds – “Days of Our Lives”

Texas Battle – “The Bold and the Beautiful”

Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series

Christel Khalil – “The Young and the Restless”

Julia Pace Mitchell – “The Young & the Restless”

Tatyana Ali – “The Young and the Restless”

Tonya Lee Williams – “The Young and the Restless”

Yvette Freeman – “The Bold and the Beautiful”

Outstanding Talk Series


“Oprah’s Lifeclass”

“The Doctors”

“The View”

“The Wendy Williams Show”

Outstanding Reality Series

“All-American Muslim”

“American Idol”

“Dancing with the Stars”

“Sunday Best”

“Tia & Tamera”

Outstanding Children’s Program

“A.N.T. Farm”

“Dora The Explorer”

“Go, Diego! Go!” (Nickelodeon)

“I Can Be President: A Kid’s-Eye View”

“My Family Tree”

Outstanding Performance in a Youth/ Children’s Program – (Series or Special)

China Anne McClain – “A.N.T. Farm”

Keke Palmer – “True Jackson, VP”

Lance Robertson – “Yo Gabba Gabba”

Leon Thomas III – “Victorious”

Zendaya Coleman – “Shake It Up”


Outstanding New Artist


Diggy Simmons

Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr.

Mindless Behavior

Wynter Gordon

Outstanding Male Artist

Anthony Hamilton

Bruno Mars

Cee Lo Green

Chris Brown


Outstanding Female Artist


Jennifer Hudson

Jill Scott


Mary J. Blige

Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration

Boyz II Men (Benchmark Entertainment/MSM Music Group)

Cee Lo Green feat. Melanie Fiona (Elektra Records)

Mary J. Blige feat. Drake (Geffen)

Sounds of Blackness (Malaco Music Group)

The Roots (Island Def Jam Music Group)

Outstanding Music Video

“25/8” – Mary J. Blige (Geffen)

“Hear My Call” – Jill Scott (Warner Bros. Records)

“I Was Here” – Beyoncé (Columbia Records)

“Someone Like You” – Adele (Columbia Records)

“Where You At” – Jennifer Hudson (Arista Records)

Outstanding Song

“Best Thing I Never Had” – Beyoncé (Columbia Records)

“Fool for You feat. Melanie Fiona” – Cee Lo Green (Elektra Records)

“I Smile” – Kirk Franklin (Verity Gospel Music Group)

“So In Love feat. Anthony Hamilton” – Jill Scott (Warner Bros. Records)

“Someone Like You” – Adele (Columbia Records)

Outstanding Album

“4” – Beyoncé (Columbia Records)

“F.A.M.E” – Chris Brown (Jive Records)

“I Remember Me” – Jennifer Hudson (Arista Records)

“Lasers” – Lupe Fiasco (1st & 15th/Atlantic Records)

“The Light of the Sun” – Jill Scott (Warner Bros. Records)


Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series

Arthur Harris – “Reed Between the Lines” – Let’s Talk About Ms. Helen’s Son Part 1 (BET)

Prentice Penny – “Happy Endings” – The Girl with the David Tattoo (ABC)

Salim Akil, Mara Brock Akil – “The Game” – Parachutes….Beach Chairs (BET)

Vali Chandrasekaran – “30 Rock” – It’s Never Too Late For Now (NBC)

Vince Cheung, Ben Montanio – “Wizards of Waverly Place” – Wizards vs. Angels (Disney Channel)

Outstanding Writing in a Dramatic Series

Cheo Hodari Coker – “SouthLAnd” – Punching Water (TNT)

Janine Sherman Barrois – “Criminal Minds” – The Bittersweet Science (CBS)

Lolis Eric Elie – “Treme” – Santa Claus, Do You Ever Get the Blues? (HBO)

Pam Veasey – “Ringer” – Oh Gawd, There’s Two of Them? (The CW)

Zoanne Clack – “Grey’s Anatomy” – I Will Survive (ABC)

Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture – (Theatrical or Television)

Alrick Brown – “Kinyarwanda” (AFFRM)

Ann Peacock – “The First Grader” (National Geographic Entertainment)

Dee Rees – “Pariah” (Focus Features)

Elizabeth Hunter, Arlene Gibbs – “Jumping the Broom” (TriStar Pictures)

Tate Taylor – “The Help” (DreamWorks Pictures/Participant Media/Touchstone Pictures)


Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series

Jay Chandrasekhar – “Happy Endings” – The Girl with the David Tattoo (ABC)

Kevin Hooks – “Drop Dead Diva” – Mother’s Day (Lifetime)

Leonard R. Garner Jr. – “Rules of Engagement” – The Set Up (CBS)

Miguel Arteta – “How to Make It in America” – Mofongo (HBO)

Salim Akil – “The Game” – Parachutes/Beach Chairs (BET)

Outstanding Directing in a Dramatic Series

Ernest Dickerson – “Treme” – Do Watcha Wanna (HBO)

Ken Whittingham – “Parenthood” – Opening Night (NBC)

Kevin Sullivan – “NCIS” – Tell-All (CBS)

Paris Barclay – “Sons of Anarchy” – Out (FX Network)

Seith Mann – “Dexter” – Get Gellar (Showtime)

Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture – (Theatrical or Television)

Alrick Brown – “Kinyarwanda”

Angelina Jolie – “In the Land of Blood and Honey”

Dee Rees – “Pariah”

Salim Akil – “Jumping the Broom”

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