The film director’s recent movie, “For Colored Girls,” won three awards including outstanding motion picture. Perry’s other projects in TV--including “Tyler Perry’s House of Payne” and “Tyler Perry’s Meet the Browns”--won Image awards as well.
Other winners last night included Denzel Washington as outstanding actor in a motion picture “The Book of Eli”; Halle Berry as outstanding actress in a motion picture “Frankie and Alice”; Ice Cube as outstanding supporting actor in a comedy series for “Are We There Yet”; Vanessa Williams as outstanding actress in a comedy series for "Desperate Housewives", Terrence Howard as outstanding supporting actor in a drama series for “Law and Order: Los Angeles”; and LL Cool J as outstanding actor in a drama series for “NCIS: Los Angeles.”
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In music, Usher, Fantasia and Alicia Keys were honored. Authors Terry McMillan and former Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice were awarded for their literary efforts.
Holly Robinson Peete and Wayne Brady co-hosted the event.