The NAACP Image Awards were held this weekend in Los Angeles. The awards celebrate achievements by people of color in all aspects of the entertainment industry, including motion pictures, music, television and more. The show was hosted by Steve Harvey, with Dennis Haysbert doing announcing duties. Music icon Gladys Knight sang her classic rendition of "The Way We Were" during the show's memoriam segment. Honorees included Kerry Washington, Jamie Foxx and Harry Belafonte.
Daytime Television was well represented, gathering wins for "The Young and the Restless" actors Kristoff St. John and Tatyana Ali and for "The View."
The winners in the Daytime Television categories were:
Actor in a Daytime Drama Series
Kristoff St. John "The Young and the Restless" (CBS)
Actress in a Daytime Drama Series
Tatyana Ali "The Young and the Restless"(CBS)
"The View" (ABC)
"Kasha and the Zulu King" (BET)
Performance in a Youth/ Children’s Program - (Series or Special)
Loretta Devine "Doc McStuffins" (Disney Junior block on Disney Channel)
Daytime TV Examiner was on the NAACP Red Carpet and talked to many of the celebrities who celebrated the night, including "The Young and the Restless" actress Angell Conwell. The talented actress was nominated for a NAACP Image Award for her role on the #1 Daytime Drama "The Young and the Restless." Conwell plays lawyer Leslie Michaelson on the series, having joined in 2010.
Watch the interview with the actress on this page.
For a complete list of NAACP Image Award winners, click HERE.
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