1. Taraji P. Henson – ‘Two-Faced’

2. Regina King – ‘One Night in Miami’

3. Robert Townsend – ‘Hollywood Shuffle’

4. Kenya Barris – Richard Pryor Biopic

5. Martin Lawrence – ‘A Thin Line Between Love and Hate’

6. Eddie Murphy – ‘Harlem Nights’

7. Denzel Washington – ‘Antwone Fisher’

8. Spike Lee – ‘She’s Gotta Have It’

9. John Singleton – ‘Boyz N The Hood’

10. Essence Atkins – ‘Christmas Dilemma’

11. Ryan Coogler – ‘Fruitvale Station’

12. Tyler Perry – ‘Madea’s Family Reunion’

13. Forest Whitaker – ‘Waiting to Exhale’

14. Ice Cube – ‘The Players Club’

15. Beyoncé – ‘Black Is King’