virtual awards

NIGHT One winners

Outstanding International Song
Me & U – Tems
RCA Records/Since ’93
Outstanding Jazz Album
Brandee Younger – Brand New Life
Outstanding Gospel/Christian Song
All Yours (feat. Anthony Brown) – Kierra Sheard/Anthony Brown
RCA Inspiration / Karew Entertainment
Outstanding Gospel/Christian Album
Father’s Day – Kirk Franklin
Fo Yo Soul Recordings and RCA Records
Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration (Traditional)
Ciara – How We Roll (feat. Chris Brown)
Beauty Marks Entertainment
Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration (Contemporary)
Chris Brown – Sensational (feat. Davido & Lojay)
RCA Records/Chris Brown Entertainment
Outstanding Soundtrack/Compilation Album
The Color Purple-Original Motion Picture Soundtrack – Various Producers
amma./WaterTower Music
Outstanding Original Score for TV/Film
Transformers Rise of the Beasts – Jongnic Bontemps
Outstanding Male Artist
USHER – Good Good (with 21 Savage x Summer Walker)
Outstanding Female Artist
H.E.R. – The Journey
RCA Records
Outstanding New Artist
Victoria Monét – Jaguar II
RCA Records/Lovett Music
Outstanding Hip Hop/Rap Song
Cobra – Megan Thee Stallion
Atlantic/Warner Bros/Mattel and 10K Projects/Capitol Records
Outstanding Album
Jaguar II  – Victoria Monét
RCA Records/Lovett Music
Outstanding Literary Work – Fiction
Family Lore – Elizabeth Acevedo
HarperCollins Publisher
Outstanding Literary Work – Non-Fiction
The New Brownies’ Book – Karida L. Brown, Charly Palmer
Chronicle Books
Outstanding Literary Work – Debut Author
Rootless – Krystle Zara Appiah
Ballantine Books
Outstanding Literary Work – Biography/ Autobiography
Our Secret Society: Mollie Moon and the Glamour, Money, and Power Behind the Civil Rights Movement – Dr. Tanisha C. Ford
Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins
Outstanding Literary Work – Instructional
Historically Black Phrases: From “I Ain’t One of Your Lil’ Friends” to “Who All Gon” Be There?” – jarett hill, Tre’vell Anderson
Ten Speed Press
Outstanding Literary Work – Graphic Novel
The Talk – Darrin Bell
Henry Holt & Company
Outstanding Literary Work – Poetry
suddenly we – Evie Shockley
Wesleyan University Press
Outstanding Literary Work – Children
CROWNED: Magical Folk and Fairy Tales from the Diaspora – Kahran Bethencourt
St. Martin’s Press
Outstanding Literary Work – Youth/Teens
Everyone’s Thinking It – Aleema Omotoni
HarperCollins – Impring: Balzer + Bray

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