Awards

Posted on Jan 30 2017

Denzel Washington Wins First-Ever SAG Award for ‘Fences’ (Video)

Legendary actor Denzel Washington caught a huge break at the SAG Awards. The Oscar and Emmy award winner finally scored his first Screen Actors Guild victory for his leading role in the film adaptation of Fences. Washington won Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Motion Picture at the 2017 SAG Awards on Sunday. what are documents and... Read More »
Posted on Jan 24 2017

Oscar Nominations 2017: Denzel Washington, Mahershala Ali, Ruth Negga, Octavia Spencer, More

The nominations for the 89th Academy Award nominations are officially in, and unlike previous years, the list contains a handful of black nominees. “Moonlight” scored eight nominations, including Best Supporting Actor (Mahershala Ali) and Best Supporting Actress (Naomie Harris). “Fences” scored four nominations in total, with Denzel Washington being nominated for Best Actor and Viola Davis scoring Best Supporting... Read More »
Posted on Dec 12 2016

Golden Globe Nominations 2017: Denzel Washington, Issa Rae, Donald Glover, More

Viola Davis, Ruth Negga, Sterling K. Brown, Kerry Washington, and Courtney B. Vance were also nominated. Read More »
Posted on Sep 18 2016

Sterling K. Brown Wins First Emmy for ‘The People v. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story’

It’s official! American Crime Story‘s Sterling K. Brown is an Emmy winner! The actor, who has been praised by critics and fans for his work as prosecutor Christopher Darden on FX’s The People v. OJ Simpson: American Crime Story, took home the award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie during Sunday’s 68th annual Emmy Awards.... Read More »
Posted on Sep 18 2016

Courtney B. Vance Wins Emmy for ‘The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story”

Courtney B. Vance took home his first ever Emmy award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie for his role as attorney Johnnie Cochran in The People v OJ Simpson: American Crime Story. Vance, who won a Tony award this year for his role in Broadway’s Lucky Guy, gave enthusiactially thanked colleagues and his family, including... Read More »
Posted on Sep 22 2015

Uzo Aduba wins Emmy for ‘Orange Is The New Black’

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Posted on Sep 20 2015

Viola Davis Wins Emmy for ‘How to Get Away With Murder’

Viola Davis made history on Sunday night when she won an Emmy for her leading role in ABC’s “How to Get Away With Murder.” The actress is the first black woman ever to win the award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama series. Davis beat out nominees Taraji P. Henson in “Empire,” Claire Danes in “Homeland,” Robin Wright... Read More »
Posted on Sep 20 2015

Regina King wins Emmy for ‘American Crime’ (VIDEO)

Regina King picked up the award for Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Limited Series Or A Movie for her performance in American Crime at the 2015 Emmys on Sunday night. The actress, who plays a Muslim woman in the series, beat out actresses Sarah Paulson (American Horror Story: Freak Show), Angela Bassett (American Horror Story: Freak Show), Kathy Bates... Read More »
Posted on Sep 13 2015

Reg E. Cathey wins Emmy for ‘House of Cards’

Reg E. Cathey won an Emmy on Saturday for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama for his role as Freddie in “House of Cards.” Cathey beat out nominees Michael J. Fox in “The Good Wife,” Alan Alda in “The Blacklist,” F. Murray Abraham in “Homeland,” Beau Bridges in “Masters of Sex,” and Pablo Schreiber in “Orange Is The New Black.”... Read More »
Posted on Mar 02 2014

Lupita Nyong’o Wins Oscar for ’12 Years a Slave’

Lupita Nyong’o won the Oscar award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role on Sunday night for her role as Patsey, a favored but abused slave in Steve McQueen‘s “12 Years a Slave.” Nyong’o beat out several high-profile actresses such as Julia Roberts of “August: Osage County,” Sally Hawkins of “Blue Jasmine,” June Squibb of “Nebraska,” and Jennifer Lawrence... Read More »
Posted on Feb 24 2014

NAACP Image Awards 2014: Complete Winners List

TELEVISION Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series Kevin Hart, “Real Husbands of Hollywood” Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series Wendy Raquel Robinson, “The Game” Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series Morris Chestnut, “Nurse Jackie” Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Brandy Norwood, “The Game” Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series LL Cool J, “NCIS: Los Angeles” Outstanding... Read More »
Posted on Jan 16 2014

2014 Oscar Nominations: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Barkhad Abdi, and Lupita Nyonog’o Score Nods

The nominations for the 86th Annual Academy Awards were just announced on January 16 at the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences’ Beverly Hills headquarters. The cast and team behind 12 Years a Slave lead the nominations with 9 nods in most categories, including best actor and best supporting actress. The Nominees Best Actor Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years... Read More »
Posted on Jan 15 2014

Charles S. Dutton to receive PAFF’s Lifetime Achievement Award

The Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) will honor prolific, award-winning actor/director Charles S. Dutton with Lifetime Achievement Award at the festival’s annual Night of Tribute awards ceremony. For the second year, the Night of Tribute will be part of the pre-show festivities for the awards ceremony of the African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA) on Friday, January 31, 2014, beginning... Read More »
Posted on Jan 09 2014

2014 NAACP Image Awards Nominees Announced

TELEVISION Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series • Andre Braugher – “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (FOX) • Cedric The Entertainer – “The Soul Man” (TV Land) • Don Cheadle – “House of Lies” (Showtime) • Dulé Hill – “Psych” (USA Network) • Kevin Hart – “Real Husbands of Hollywood” (BET) Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series • Aisha Tyler – “Archer”... Read More »
Posted on Dec 31 2013

Top 10 Best Performances of 2013

As we near the end of 2013, Blackactors.net is taking a look at some of the most outstanding performances of this past year. It’s been a remarkable and groundbreaking year for black actors in the entertainment industry, and it was pretty difficult narrowing down our picks to just 10 from three different categories: television, film, and stage. Our editors,... Read More »
Posted on Dec 16 2013

Golden Globes 2014: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Idris Elba, and Kerry Washington Among Nominees for Awards

The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced nominations for the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards last week and a pretty impressive group of black talent have scored nods. The nominees were presented by actors Zoe Saldana, Aziz Ansari,and Olivia Wilde at the Beverly Hilton. BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A MOTION PICTURE – DRAMA Chiwetel Ejiofor, 12 Years A... Read More »
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