HOLLYWOOD LEGACY AWARD — Honoring a highly acclaimed artist whose trailblazing work and groundbreaking achievements, over at least four decades, have inspired generations and made an enduring contribution to film and television.
EXCELLENCE IN THE ARTS AWARD (female) — Honoring an actress in recognition of her distinguished career achievement who has earned critical acclaim.
EXCELLENCE IN THE ARTS AWARD (male) — Honoring an actor in recognition of his distinguished career achievement who has earned critical acclaim.
EXCELLENCE IN THE ARTS AWARD (content creator) — Honoring an individual in recognition of commercial success and/or critically-acclaimed work as a writer, producer and/or director.
HOT IN HOLLYWOOD — Celebrating a contemporary artist in acknowledgment of recent success and future promise.
ENTERTAINMENT ICON AWARD — Presented to a multi-talented artist in recognition of groundbreaking commercial success across multiple entertainment disciplines, including television, film, and live performance.
DISTINGUISHED ABFF ALUMNI AWARD — Presented to an American Black Film Festival (ABFF) alumnus in recognition of career achievement, post-festival.
For more information about the 2016 ABFF Honors, log on to www.abffhonors.com. “ABFF Awards:Â A Celebration of Hollywood,â€ airs on BET and Centric Tuesday, February 23rd at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Also, follow us on our social media platforms:
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