As we await the 42nd NAACP Image Awards show on FOX tonight (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT) we’re excited to say that we are looking forward to seeing legendary gospel singer Mavis Staples perform with the award-winning a cappella group Committed, broadcast live from Los Angeles’ historic Shrine Auditorium.
Christian R&B vocalist Deitrick Haddon and Contemporary Jazz instrumentalist Boney James will also be there and perform at the annual awards show.
Who will you see on tonight’s NAACP Award show? Expect to see the lovely actress Angela Bassett, NAACP Chairwoman Roslyn M. Brock, actress Loretta Devine, singer Jason Derülo, actress/singer Kat Graham, actor Dulé Hill, actor Anthony Mackie, Judge Greg Mathis, actresses Tia and Tamera Mowry, actress Sandra Oh, comedian Russell Peters and actress Anika Noni Rose along with Halle Berry, LL Cool J, Affion Crockett, Kimberly Elise, Kerry Washington and Vanessa Williams.
The show will be hosted by Wayne Brady and Holly Robinson Peete and executive-produced by Vicangelo Bulluck, the special celebrates the accomplishments of people of color working in literature, music, television and film including the Chairman’s Award recipient Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin and President’s Award recipient General Colin L. Powell.
Event sponsors for the 42nd NAACP Image Awards include UAW/Chrysler, Walgreens, Wells Fargo, FedEx, Hyundai, Southwest Airlines, Anheuser-Busch, AT&T, Bank of America, Ford Motor Company, Pepsi and American Airlines.
Founded on Feb. 12, 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization. Its half-million adult and youth members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities, and monitor equal opportunity in the public and private sectors. For more information on the NAACP IMAGE AWARDS, please visit http://www.naacpimageawards.net.