The Help Sweeps NAACP Image Awards

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The Help, Octavia Spencer and Viola Davis | Photo Credits: Dreamworks Pictures

After sweeping the Screen Actors Guild awards in January, The Help came out triumphant once again at the 43rd annual NAACP Image Awards on Friday.

The Help stars Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer, who are both nominated for Oscars, took home awards for Outstanding Actress and Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture, respectively, while the film also won for Outstanding Motion Picture. Jumping the Broom also fared well, with Laz Alonso and Mike Epps winning for Outstanding Actor and Supporting Actor, respectively.

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On the television side of things, Tyler Perry's House of Payne won for Outstanding Comedy Series, while Law & Order: Special Victims Unit won for Outstanding Drama. Among the television actors who took home awards were Malcolm-Jamal Warner (Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series for Reed Between the Lines), Nick Cannon (Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series for Up All Night), LL Cool J (Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series for NCIS: LA), Regina King (Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series for Southland), James Pickens, Jr. (Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series for Grey's Anatomy) and Archie Panjabi (Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for The Good Wife).

Oprah Winfrey also snagged a few awards, with Oprah's Lifeclass winning for Outstanding Talk Series, and Oprah Presents: Master Class winning Outstanding Variety Series or Special.

For music, The Voice's Cee Lo Green won for Outstanding Male Artist, while Jill Scott won the award for Outstanding Female Artist. Mary J. Blige and Drake also won for Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration.

George Lucas was also honored with the NAACP Vanguard Award.

Check out a full list of winners here.

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