Watch the 49th NAACP Image Awards on MLK Day, January 15, 2018 LIVE at 9/8c on 

Presented annually, the NAACP Image Awards is recognized as the nation’s preeminent multicultural awards show from an African American point of view. The event celebrates the outstanding achievements and performances of people of color in the arts, as well as those individuals or groups who promote social justice through their creative endeavors.

Honorees, presenters, performers and social justice advocates continue to include many of the major celebrities in America as well as international political figures and dignitaries. There are 56 competitive categories in the fields of motion picture, television, recording and literature. There are also several honorary awards including the Chairman’s Award, President’s Award, Vanguard Award, Entertainer of the Year, The Jackie Robinson Sports Award, and the Image Awards Hall of Fame.


Monday, January 15, 2018


Red Carpet – 8/7c

Image Awards – 9/8c


Pasadena Civic Auditorium

300 E. Green Street

Pasadena, CA 91101


Black-Tie Event


We invite you to join us and celebrate a special evening and see the stars up close and personal. If you would like to attend the 49th NAACP Image Awards, ticket prices range from $150 to $500 . Please send an email to and we will contact you when tickets go on sale. We can promise you a star-studded evening you won’t want to miss!