via press release:
“41ST NAACP IMAGE AWARDS” TO AIR LIVE
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, ON FOX
Nominations To Be Announced Wednesday, January 6
The 41ST NAACP IMAGE AWARDS will broadcast live from Los Angeles’ historic Shrine Auditorium Friday, Feb. 26 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. The star-studded broadcast will serve as the momentous conclusion to the NAACP’s year-long centennial celebration.
Nominations for the annual award show that recognizes the artistic achievements of people of color while honoring projects and individuals that promote diversity in the arts will be announced in Los Angeles on January 6, 2010. Hosts, performers and presenters for the 41ST NAACP IMAGE AWARDS will be announced soon.
“We are thrilled to partner with FOX once again on the live broadcast of the IMAGE AWARDS,” said Vicangelo Bulluck, Executive Producer, 41ST NAACP IMAGE AWARDS. “The NAACP is looking forward to celebrating this time of change with viewers by showcasing some of the greatest talents of our time.”
“At the conclusion of our centennial celebration and after a year of firsts for our nation, we are proud to honor once again the achievements of people of color in music, film, television and literature with the IMAGE AWARDS,” said Clayola Brown, Chair of the 41ST NAACP IMAGE AWARDS.
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 naacpimageawards.net.