The winners of the 42nd annual NAACP Image Awards were announced on March 4, 2011.

The 2011 edition of the Awards celebrating the outstanding achievements and performances of people of color in the arts (television, recording, literature, motion picture and writing & directing), as well as those individuals or groups who promote social justice through their creative endeavors were handed out at The Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.  

Start the slideshow to see the winners of the 42nd annual NAACP Image Awards: