The mood was a somber one at the 43rd Annual NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles on Friday. Much of the ceremony was colored by Whitney Houston's memory, which was honored in the form of numerous tributes.
Yolanda Adams delivered a stirring rendition of "I Love the Lord, He Made Me Cry," which she ended with "We love you, Nip." ("Nip" is Houston's nickname.)
Also highlighted during the evening was footage from the 1994 Image Awards, which depicted the late singer accepting an Image Award for outstanding female artist. In the clip, Denzel Washington is tasked with presenting the prize, and calls Houston an "artist of unparalleled stature."
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Actress Tiffany Hines
Comedian / Actor Mike Epps and his Wife
Actress Vanessa L. Williams
Actress Taraji P. Henson
Actress Tia Mowry Hardrict and Tamara Mowry Housley
Actor Pooch Hall
Actress Wendy Raquel Robinson
Singer Michelle Williams
Actor Laz Alonso
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