Watch the 48th NAACP Image Awards  on WUAB/CLE 43 on Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 7-9 pm.

A star-studded salute to outstanding achievements of people of color in television, film and movies as well as those who promote social justice through creative endeavors.  The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and 3000 guests inclusive of A-list celebrities, cultural influencers and notable dignitaries gather to celebrate the brightest and best in the African-American community.

Image Awards winner, Emmy-award nominated actor and star of black-ish, Anthony Anderson, returns as host for the 48th NAACP Image Awards.  The NAACP Image Awards is the most respected event of its kind and is well attended by many top names in the entertainment industry.

Nominees Announced for 48th NAACP Image Awards

LeBron James to Receive NAACP Jackie Robinson Sports Award;  Beyonce’ Leads with 7 nominations; Followed by Solange Knowles with 5 nominations; Chance the Rapper & Kendrick Lama received 4 nominations; Donald Glover and Nate Parker both received 3 nominations.