Awards - How to Get Away with Murder
2021
Image Awards (NAACP)
Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture (Ma Rainey's Black Bottom) / Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series (How to Get Away with Murder)
Won
2020
AAFCA Award
Best Performance - Female (How to Get Away with Murder)
Won
2020
Black Reel Awards for Television
Outstanding Actress, Drama Series (How to Get Away with Murder) / Outstanding Actress, TV Movie/Limited Series (Live in Front of a Studio Audience) / Outstanding Supporting Actress, TV Movie/Limited Series (Troop Zero)
Nominated
2020
Image Awards (NAACP)
Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series (How to Get Away with Murder)
Nominated
2020
OFTA Television Award
Best Actress in a Drama Series (How to Get Away with Murder)
Nominated
2019
Primetime Emmy Award
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (How to Get Away with Murder)
Nominated
2019
BET Award
Best Actress (How to Get Away with Murder)
Nominated
2019
Image Awards (NAACP)
Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series (How to Get Away with Murder) / Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture (Widows)
Nominated
2018
Image Award (NAACP)
Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series (How to Get Away with Murder)
Nominated
2018
People’s Choice Award
Favorite Female TV Star (How to Get Away with Murder)
Nominated
2017
Emmy Award
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (How to Get Away with Murder)
Nominated
2017
BET Award
Best Actress (Custody) (Fences) (How to Get Away with Murder) (Suicide Squad)
Nominated
2017
Black Reel Awards for Television
Outstanding Actress, Drama Series (How to Get Away with Murder) / Outstanding Supporting Actress, TV Movie/Limited Series (Custody)
Nominated
2017
Image Awards (NAACP)
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture (Fences) / Entertainer of the Year / Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series (How to Get Away with Murder)
Won / Nominated
2017
OFTA Television Award
Best Actress in a Drama Series (How to Get Away with Murder)
Nominated
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
BET Award
Best Actress (How to Get Away with Murder)
Nominated
2016
Critics Choice Television Award
Best Actress in a Drama Series (How to Get Away with Murder)
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
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
OFTA Television Award
Best Actress in a Drama Series (How to Get Away with Murder)
Nominated
2016
Screen Actors Guild Award
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series (How to Get Away with Murder)
Won
2015
Golden Globes Award
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama (How to Get Away with Murder)
Nominated
2015
Primetime Emmy Award
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series (How to Get Away with Murder)
Won
2015
Critics Choice Television Award
Best Actress in a Drama Series (How to Get Away with Murder)
Nominated
2015
GALECA: The Society of LGBTQ Entertainment Critics
TV Performance of the Year - Actress (How to Get Away with Murder)
Nominated
2015
Gold Derby TV Award
Performer of the Year / Drama Lead Actress (How to Get Away with Murder)
Nominated
2015
Image Award (NAACP)
Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series (How to Get Away with Murder)
Won
2015
OFTA Television Award
Best Actress in a Drama Series (How to Get Away with Murder)
Nominated
2015
Screen Actors Guild Award
Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series (How to Get Away with Murder)
Won
2015
Television Critics Association Award
Individual Achievement in Drama (How to Get Away with Murder)
Nominated
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