• 'Straight Outta Compton' depicts the story of nfluential rap group N.W.A. (AAP)Source: AAP
'Creed' and 'Compton' have come out on top in the image awards for recognising stories about people of colour.
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8 Feb 2016 - 10:32 AM  UPDATED 8 Feb 2016 - 10:32 AM

The 47th annual NAACP Image Awards, hosted by Anthony Anderson, were awarded Friday in Los Angeles, with Straight Outta Compton winning best film and Creed star Michael B. Jordan winning both entertainer of the year and best actor.

Updated list of movie winners:

Entertainer of the year

Michael B. Jordan - WINNER 

Outstanding Motion Picture

Straight Outta Compton" (Universal Pictures) - WINNER

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture

Michael B. Jordan - "Creed" (Warner Bros. Pictures/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures) - WINNER 

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture

Sanaa Lathan - "The Perfect Guy" (Screen Gems) - WINNER 

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture

O'Shea Jackson, Jr. - "Straight Outta Compton" (Universal Pictures) - WINNER

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Phylicia Rashad - "Creed" (Warner Bros. Pictures/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures) - WINNER 

Outstanding Independent Motion Picture

Beasts of No Nation" (Netflix) - WINNER 

Outstanding Documentary - (Film)

The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution" (PBS Distribution/Firelight Films) - WINNER 

Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture (Film)

Ryan Coogler, Aaron Covington - "Creed" (Warner Bros. Pictures/Metro-Goldwyn- Mayer Pictures) - WINNER

Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture - (Film)

Ryan Coogler - "Creed" (Warner Bros. Pictures/Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures) - WINNER