Beyonce Among Early NAACP Image Award Winners

Beyonce Among Early NAACP Image Award Winners

Beyonce attends the DirecTV Super Saturday Night at Pier 40 on February 1, 2014 in New York City.  

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Beyonce, Sam Smith and Pharrell were all honored at the 46th NAACP Image Awards.

Prior to Friday’s televised broadcast, 45 awards were handed out, including outstanding female artist, outstanding male artist and outstanding duo, group or collaboration.

See the list of music winners below.

Outstanding New Artist

3 Winans Brothers 

Outstanding Male Artist

Pharrell Williams 

Outstanding Female Artist


Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration

“Stay With Me” — Sam Smith feat. Mary J Blige 

Outstanding Jazz Album

My Old Friend: Celebrating George Duke — Al Jarreau 

Outstanding Gospel Album

Where My Heart Belongs — Gladys Knight 

Outstanding Music Video

“You and I (Nobody in the World)” — John Legend 

Outstanding Song

“We Are Here” — Alicia Keys 

Outstanding Album

Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics — Aretha Franklin