Queen Latifah To Host 2023 NAACP Image Awards

BET and the NAACP have announced that Queen Latifah will host the 54th NAACP Image Awards, airing live on February 25 at 8 PM ET/PT on BET.

The live show will also simulcast across Paramount Global networks including BET HER, CBS, CMT, Comedy Central, LOGO, MTV, MTV2, Paramount Network, POP TV, Smithsonian, TV Land, and VH1.

“It’s an honor to host the 54th NAACP Image Awards, especially in the year we are celebrating 50 years of Hip Hop,” said Queen Latifah. “This is a night to celebrate Black excellence and Black contribution to our industry and beyond.”

“Celebrating one another, lifting each other up and you know we’ll have fun doing it,” added the Grammy award-winning musician, critically acclaimed Emmy and Golden Globe-winning and Academy Award-nominated actress and producer.

“Queen Latifah is one of our generation’s most influential and iconic voices. We are excited to collaborate with the groundbreaking megastar as she hosts the 54th NAACP Image Awards,” said Connie Orlando, EVP Specials, Music Programming & Music Strategy at BET.

The star-studded evening will also feature A-list presenters taking the stage.

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