Grammy and Academy Award-winning actress and singer Jennifer Hudson took home three NAACP Image Awards on Thursday in the categories, best new artist, outstanding collaboration and best album.
Both Chris Brown and Rihanna, who were absent from the event, were nominated for Image Awards. Jamie Foxx beat out Brown in the category of outstanding male artist while Beyonce won over Rihanna for outstanding female artist of the year.
The NAACP celebrates it’s 100th anniversary this year.
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