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Janelle Monae Wins Best Breakout Performance At 2017 AAFCA Awards!

Janelle Monae Wins Best Breakout Performance At 2017 AAFCA Awards!

Moonlight and Hidden Figures are continuing their award ceremony sweep!

Star of both flicks Janelle Monae and Moonlight director Barry Jenkins stepped out together at the 2017 The African-American Film Critics Association Awards held at the Taglyan Complex on Wednesday (February 8) in Los Angeles.

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While at the award ceremony, Janelle was honored with the Best Breakout Performance Award for her roles in Moonlight and Hidden Figures. Moonlight also took the big awards of the night with Best Picture, Best Independent Film and Best Director for Barry, 37.

Also in attendance at the event was Sanaa Lathan and Kendrick Sampson.

Earlier this week, Janelle stopped by Conan and confirmed once and for all that Conan O’Brien‘s pompadour is not a lace front – Check out the clip below!


Janelle Monáe Gets Her Hands On Conan’s Pompadour

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Credit: Paras Griffin, FayesVision; Photos: Getty, WENN
Posted to: Barry Jenkins, Janelle Monae, Kendrick Sampson, Sanaa Lathan

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