The NAACP announced that singer-songwriters Jill Scott and H.E.R along with Skip Marley, will perform at the 51st NAACP Images Awards special airing on BET on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at 8pm from Pasadena, California. Five-time NAACP Image Awards Winner, Anthony Anderson, will return as host of this year’s awards program, marking his 7th consecutive year in the role.
The star-studded night will also feature appearances by Alicia Keys, Brie Larson, Dave Bautista, Evan Alex, Jamie Foxx, Janelle Monae, JB Smoove, Jodie Turner-Smith, Lena Waithe, Leslie Odom Jr., Michael B. Jordan, Morgan Freeman, Octavia Spencer, Robin Thede, Ryan Michelle Bathe, Shahadi Wright Joseph, Sterling K. Brown, Tamron Hall and Tiffany Haddish and Winston Duke.
Netflix leads the television category nominations with 30, with an additional 12 nominations in the motion picture categories for a total of 42.
As previously announced, Rihanna will receive the President’s Award and U.S. Congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis (D-GA), will receive the NAACP Chairman’s Award during the ceremony.
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