Angela Bassett among winners of CCA Celebration of Black Cinema and Television

Black Panther stars Angela Bassett and Michael B Jordan are among the winners of this year’s Critics’ Choice Association (CCA) Celebration of Black Film and Television.

The star-studded event will also feature other famous faces in the entertainment industry, including Motown founder Berry Gordy, Kid Cudi and Abbott Elementary creator Quinta Brunson.

Now in its fifth year, the ceremony will take place on December 5 at the Fairmont Century Plaza in Los Angeles.

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Michael B Jordan will also be honored at the fifth annual event (Richard Shotwell/AP)

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Michael B Jordan will also be honored at the fifth annual event (Richard Shotwell/AP)

This year, the CCA’s Celebration of Black Film and Television will recognize 15 categories in an evening showcasing outstanding achievement in black film and television.

Bassett, who is set to reprise her role as Queen Ramonda in Marvel’s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, will receive the Career Achievement Award in honor of her extraordinary career.

Jordan will receive the Melvin Van Peebles Trailblazer Award for his overall contribution to the industry and to celebrate his directorial debut with the United Artists Releasing film, Creed III.

The actor previously starred in the original 2018 film Black Panther, alongside Bassett and the late Chadwick Boseman.

Meanwhile, songwriter, producer and director Gordy will receive the Icon Award for his “unprecedented” contribution to music, film and popular culture, the CCA has said.

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Songwriter, producer and director Berry Gordy will receive the Icon Award for his 'incomparable' contribution to music, film and popular culture (Mark J Terrill/PA)


Songwriter, producer and director Berry Gordy will receive the Icon Award for his ‘unprecedented’ contribution to music, film and popular culture (Mark J Terrill/PA)

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Songwriter, producer and director Berry Gordy will receive the Icon Award for his ‘unprecedented’ contribution to music, film and popular culture (Mark J Terrill/PA)

Grammy Award-winning musician and actor Scott Mescudi, known professionally as Kid Cudi, will be honored with the Groundbreaker Award for his starring role as Jabari in the Netflix event Entergalactic, which he also created .

“The celebration of black film and television has grown significantly over the past five years,” said CCA Executive Director Joey Berlin.

“We are thrilled to be able to recognize such exceptional projects in both film and television, and to honor these incredible actors and filmmakers for their work.”

The Critics Choice Association’s Celebration of Black Film and Television will be televised on local channel KTLA in January 2023 and broadcast on channels across the United States next February in honor of Black History Month. .

The first CCA Asia-Pacific Film and TV Celebration is set to take place on Friday, also in Los Angeles.

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