TV One 50th NAACP IMAGE AWARDS

SHAWN “JAY-Z” CARTER NAMED PRESIDENT’S AWARD RECIPIENT FOR 50TH NAACP IMAGE AWARD

NAACP PRESIDENT DERRICK JOHNSON TO PRESENT THE AWARD DURING LIVE TV SPECIAL, MARCH 30, 2019 ON TV ONE

ADDITIONAL PRESENTERS TO INCLUDE VIOLA DAVIS, JOHN LEGEND, ISSA RAE, LUPITA NYONG’O, DANAI GURIRA, AND VAN JONES

LOS ANGELES (March 28, 2019) – The NAACP today announced that globally dominant pop culture icon Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter will receive the prestigious President’s Award during the 50thNAACP Image Awards. The President’s Award is presented in recognition of a special achievement and distinguished public service with previous recipients including Jesse Jackson, Lauryn Hill, Soledad O’Brien, Colin Powell, Condoleezza Rice, and Muhammad Ali among others. NAACP President Derrick Johnson will present the award to Shawn “JAY-Z” Carter during a LIVE TV special on TV One on Saturday, March 30, 2019 from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, hosted by Anthony Anderson. Newly announced presenters will include Algee Smith, Cynthia Erivo, Danai Gurira, Issa Rae,Jimmy O. Yang, John Legend, Laura Harrier, Lupita Nyong’o, Marsai Martin, Mike Epps, Regina Hall, Ron Stallworth, Sanaa Lathan, Stephan James, Van Jones, Vin Diesel, Viola Davis,and Winston Duke. They join previously announced presenters Chrissy Metz, Kerry Washington, KiKi Layne, Lena Waithe, Letitia Wright, Malinda Williams, Mike Colter, Roshon Fegan, Thandie Newton, Tika Sumpter, and Trevor Noah.

Malinda Williams
Tika Sunpter

Regina Hall
Regina Hall
Malinda Williams
Mike Epps
Mike Epps
Ton Joyner
Omar Hardwick
Omar Hardwick

Tracee Ellis Ross
Tracee. Ellis Ross
Blackish Cast
Van Jones
Van Jones
Van Jones

Sonya and Rickey Brown
Kita and Rickey

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