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Jazmine Sullivan, Silk Sonic Win on Night Four of 53rd NAACP Image Awards


The NAACP has revealed the winners of fourth night of the 53rd NAACP Image Awards non-televised award categories. Jazmine Sullivan, Silk Sonic and Anthony Hamilton are among the winners.



Sullivan collected three awards, including Outstanding Female Artist, Outstanding Soul/R&B Song (“Pick Up Your Feelings”) and Outstanding Album (Heaux Tales).


Earlier this month, Sullivan released a deluxe edition of  Heaux Tales with ten additional tracks. Her hit single “Pick Up Your Feelings” is also nominated for two Grammy awards, including Best R&B Performance and Best R&B Song. Heaux Tales is nominated for Best R&B Album.


Silk Sonic, who is set to kick off their Las Vegas Residency on Friday, won Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration (Traditional) for their smash hit "Leave The Door Open".


The D’Mile and Bruno Mars-produced song is nominated for four Grammy awards, including Record of the Year and Song of the Year. It appears on the duo’s debut album, An Evening With Silk Sonic, which debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200.


Anthony Hamilton, who recently appeared in a Verzuz battle with Musiq Soulchild, was awarded with Outstanding Male Artist. In March, he will join Maxwell’s Night Touralong with Joe. The three R&B gents will perform across the U.S. until May 8.


Hosted by Anthony Anderson, the 53rd NAACP Image Awards will air live on BET on Saturday, Feb. 26, at 8 p.m. EST. The Queen of Hip-Hop Soul Mary J. Blige is scheduled to perform at the ceremony. It’ll mark her first performance since her appearance at the Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show with Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent, Eminem and Kendrick Lamar.



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