Black Reel Award for Outstanding Actress, Drama Series

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Black Reel Award for Outstanding Actress, Drama Series
Awarded forOutstanding Actress, Drama Series
CountryUnited States
Presented byBlack Reel Awards for Television
First awarded2017
Currently held byJurnee Smollett,
Lovecraft Country (2021)
Websiteblackreelawards.com

This article lists the winners and nominees for the Black Reel Award for Television for Outstanding Actress, Drama Series. This category was first introduced in 2017 and won by Rutina Wesley for Queen Sugar. Wesley currently holds the record for most wins with 3 and is currently tied with Dawn-Lyen Gardner for nominations in this category with 4 nominations.

Winners and nominees

Winners are listed first and highlighted in bold.

2010s

Year Actress Series Network Ref
2017
Rutina Wesley Queen Sugar OWN [1][2][3]
Viola Davis How to Get Away With Murder ABC
Jurnee Smollett Underground WGN America
Taraji P. Henson Empire FOX
Dawn-Lyen Gardner Queen Sugar OWN
2018
Rutina Wesley Queen Sugar OWN [4][5]
Taraji P. Henson Empire FOX
Dawn-Lyen Gardner Queen Sugar OWN
Niecy Nash Claws TNT
Kerry Washington Scandal ABC
2019
Rutina Wesley Queen Sugar OWN [6]
Dawn-Lyen Gardner Queen Sugar OWN
Niecy Nash Claws TNT
Angela Bassett 9-1-1 FOX
Alfre Woodard Luke Cage Netflix

2020s

Year Actress Series Network Ref
2020
Zendaya Euphoria HBO [7][8][9][10][11]
Viola Davis How to Get Away With Murder ABC
Janelle Monae Homecoming Amazon Prime Video
Rutina Wesley Queen Sugar OWN
Simone Missick All Rise CBS
2021
Jurnee Smollett Lovecraft Country HBO [12][13]
Dawn-Lyen Gardner Queen Sugar OWN
Simone Missick All Rise CBS
Queen Latifah The Equalizer CBS
Brandee Evans P-Valley Starz

Superlatives

Superlative Outstanding Actress, Drama Series
Actress with most awards Rutina Wesley (3)
Actress with most nominations Dawn-Lyen Gardner
Rutina Wesley (4)
Actress with most nominations
without ever winning
Dawn-Lyen Gardner (4)

Programs with multiple awards

Performers with multiple awards

Programs with multiple nominations

Performers with multiple nominations

Total awards by network

  • OWN - 3
  • HBO - 2

References

  1. ^ 2017 Black Reel Awards for Television
  2. ^ http://blackreelawards.com/blackish-paces-the-black-reel-awards-for-telvision/ BLACK*ISH PACES THE BLACK REEL AWARDS FOR TELEVISION FIELD
  3. ^ https://www.blackfilm.com/read/2017/08/1st-annual-black-reel-awards-television-winners/ NEW EDITION STORY AND THIS IS US DOMINATE THE BLACK REEL AWARDS FOR TELEVISION
  4. ^ 2018 Black Reel Awards for Television
  5. ^ http://blackreelawards.com/historic-night-for-queen-sugar/ VOTERS ARE “SWEET” ON QUEEN SUGAR
  6. ^ 2019 Black Reel Awards for Television
  7. ^ 2020 Black Reel Awards for Television
  8. ^ https://awardswatch.com/watchmen-insecure-top-black-reel-awards-for-television-winners/ ‘Watchmen,’ ‘Insecure’ top Black Reel Awards for Television winners
  9. ^ http://blackreelawards.com/watchmen-insecure-pace-the-black-reel-awards-for-tv-nominations/ WATCHMEN & INSECURE PACE THE BLACK REEL AWARDS FOR TV NOMINATIONS
  10. ^ https://graziamagazine.com/us/articles/zendaya-award-critics-choice-black-cinema/ ZENDAYA ADDS ANOTHER AWARD TO HER GROWING COLLECTION
  11. ^ https://www.goldderby.com/article/2020/janelle-monae-homecoming-golden-globe-predictions-tv-drama-actress/ Is Janelle Monae coming for a Golden Globe nomination for ‘Homecoming’?
  12. ^ "Black Reel Awards for Television (2021)". IMDb.
  13. ^ Gordon, Tim (17 June 2021). "PLENTY OF "LOVE" IN THE HEART OF THE COUNTRY!". blackreelawards.com. Retrieved 5 July 2021.