The cast of the upcoming Disney Channel Original Movie, “Let It Shine,” delivered a rousing performance at the 43rd Annual NAACP Image Awards Nominees’ Luncheon over the weekend.
The trio opened the luncheon with the title song from the upcoming DCOM, accompanied by a choir and dancers in the Crystal Ballroom. In addition, Coco also performed “Good to Be Home” as part of the event program.
NAACP Image Award Nominees who attended the luncheon included Alfre Woodard (Memphis Beat), Anika Noni Rose (Mitch Albom’s Have a Little Faith), Chandra Wilson (Grey’s Anatomy), Louis Gossett, Jr. (The Least Among You), Loretta Devine (Grey’s Anatomy), Tracee Ellis Ross (Reed Between the Lines), Wendy Raquel Robinson (The Game), Corey Reynolds (The Closer), Esai Morales (We Have Your Husband), Keke Palmer (True Jackson, VP), Tatyana Ali (Love That Girl!), Salim Akil & Mara Brock Akil (The Game), Dr. Lisa Materson (The Doctors), among others!
The two-hour live special will be hosted by Sanaa Latham (“Contagion”) and Anthony Mackie (“Hurt Locker,” “Adjustment Bureau”). Some of the biggest names in film, television and music are schedule to appear including LL Cool J, Paula Patton, Cuba Gooding Jr., Vanessa Williams, Jordin Sparks, Corey Reynolds, Judge Greg Mathis, Harry Belafonte, Sidney Poitier, Holly Robinson Peete, Regina King, Taraji P. Henson, Terrence Howard, Samuel L. Jackson, Cicely Tyson, Diahann Carroll, Archie Panjabi and Hill Harper with performances by Lenny Kravitz, Jill Scott, Kirk Franklin, Ne-Yo and more.
The 43rd NAACP Image Awards will air LIVE this Friday, February 17 (8-10 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on NBC.