Awards - 2016
2016
Golden Globes Award
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama (How to Get Away with Murder)
Nominated
2016
Primetime Emmy Award
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (How to Get Away with Murder)
Nominated
2016
African-American Film Critics Association Award
Best Supporting Actress (Fences)
Won
2016
Austin Film Critics Association Award
Best Supporting Actress (Fences)
Won
2016
Awards Circuit Community Award
Best Actress in a Supporting Role / Best Cast Ensemble (Fences)
Shared with: Denzel Washington, Stephen McKinley Henderson, Mykelti Williamson, Russell Hornsby, Jovan Adepo, Saniyya Sidney
Won / Nominated
2016
BET Award
Best Actress (How to Get Away with Murder)
Nominated
2016
Black Film Critics Circle Award
Best Supporting Actress (Fences)
Nominated
2016
Black Reel Award
Outstanding Actress, Motion Picture (Lila & Eve)
Nominated
2016
Broadcast Film Critics Association Award
Best Supporting Actress (Fences) / SeeHer Award
Won
2016
Chicago Film Critics Association Award
Best Supporting Actress (Fences)
Nominated
2016
Critics Choice Television Award
Best Actress in a Drama Series (How to Get Away with Murder)
Nominated
2016
Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association Award
Best Supporting Actress (Fences)
Won
2016
Detroit Film Critics Society Award
Best Supporting Actress (Fences)
Won
2016
Florida Film Critics Circle Award
Best Supporting Actress (Fences)
Nominated
2016
GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics
TV Performance of the Year - Actress (How to Get Away with Murder)
Nominated
2016
Gold Derby TV Award
Drama Lead Actress (How to Get Away with Murder)
Nominated
2016
Golden Schmoes Award
Best Supporting Actress of the Year (Fences)
Nominated
2016
IGN Summer Movie Award
Best Movie Actress (Fences)
Nominated
2016
Image Awards (NAACP)
Entertainer of the Year / Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series (How to Get Away with Murder) / Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture (Lila & Eve)
Nominated
2016
Indiewire Critics’ Poll Award
Best Supporting Actress (Fences)
Nominated
2016
Kansas City Film Critics Circle Award
Best Supporting Actress (Fences)
Won
2016
Las Vegas Film Critics Society Award
Best Supporting Actress (Fences)
Won
2016
Maui Film Festival
Honoree
2016
New York Film Critics, Online Award
Best Supporting Actress (Fences)
Won
2016
North Texas Film Critics Association Award
Best Supporting Actress (Fences)
Nominated
2016
OFTA Television Award
Best Actress in a Drama Series (How to Get Away with Murder)
Nominated
2016
Phoenix Critics Circle Award
Best Supporting Actress (Fences)
Won
2016
Phoenix Film Critics Society Award
Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Fences)
Won
2016
San Francisco Film Critics Circle Award
Best Supporting Actress (Fences)
Won
2016
Screen Actors Guild Award
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series (How to Get Away with Murder)
Won
2016
Southeastern Film Critics Association Award
Best Supporting Actress (Fences)
Won
2016
St. Louis Film Critics Association Award
Best Supporting Actress (Fences)
Won
2016
Toronto Film Critics Association Award
Best Supporting Actress (Fences)
Nominated
2016
Utah Film Critics Association Award
Best Supporting Actress (Fences)
Won
2016
Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award
Best Supporting Actress (Fences)
Nominated
2016
Village Voice Film Poll Award
Best Supporting Actress (Fences)
Nominated
2016
Washington DC Area Film Critics Association Award
Best Supporting Actress (Fences)
Won
2016
Women Film Critics Circle Award
Lifetime Achievement
Nominated
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