This year's 45th Annual NAACP Image Awards airs this Saturday, February 22nd on TVOne. Thanks to the technological innovation of Washington, D.C. based minority-owned technology solutions enterprise firm Clearly Innovative Inc., you can get in on the action now via the new Image Awards mobile app for iPhone and Android.
Clearly Innovative, working in partnership with NAACP, developed the customized mobile app to provide an enhanced experience for the end user. The mobile app will give viewers access to; videos featuring some of the NAACP Image Awards stars, Immediate notifications of winners and live social network commentary from this year's awards ceremony. This year's mobile app will be an enhancement from the 2011 version with added features including; a vastly improved Android experience, exclusive award show photos, the ability to customize the app to select favorite popular celebrities, and a personalized nominee predictions feature.
Clearly Innovative is the technical force behind the development of the mobile interface. "This year's application will be a great experience for fans of the NAACP Image Awards. It will allow them to predict winners, and find exclusive content while watching the show." says Kwasi Frye, Senior Solutions Provider at Clearly Innovative.
The app is an ongoing initiative by the NAACP Image Awards to engage fans via social media and allow them to have a voice in the celebration of what takes place in the African-American community as seen in the "Socialize" feature contained in the app.
The NAACP Image Awards ceremony is recognized as the preeminent multi-cultural awards show, from an African-American point of view. The NAACP Image Awards celebrates the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of television, music, literature and film and also honors individuals or groups who promote social justice through creative endeavors. Winners will be voted upon by NAACP members and announced when the envelopes are opened on Friday, February 21 during the Awards Ceremony for non-televised categories. The remaining categories will be announced LIVE on stage during the TVOne telecast on Saturday, February 22.
You can download the NAACP Image Awards app by going to iTunes or Google Play on your mobile device.
About Clearly Innovative
Clearly Innovative is a minority-owned mobile solutions provider headquartered in Washington DC. The firm produces highly integrated, cross platform mobile applications and modules, as well mobile websites and supporting desktop websites. Clearly Innovative builds mobile solutions for iOS and Android devices, and also develops apps for BlackBerry, Nook, Kindle, and other tablets. For more information about Clearly Innovative.
Founded in 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the nation's oldest and largest nonpartisan civil rights organization. The NAACP's half-million adult and youth members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities and monitor equal opportunity in the public and private sectors.
Launched in January 2004, TV One serves more than 57.4 million households, offering a broad range of real-life and entertainment-focused original programming, classic series, movies and music designed to entertain, inform and inspire a diverse audience of adult Black viewers. In December 2008, the company launched TV One High Def, which now serves 14 million households. TV One is owned by Radio One [NASDAQ: ROIA and ROIAK, the largest radio company that primarily targets Black and urban listeners, and Comcast Corporation [NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK)], one of the nation's leading providers of entertainment, information and communications products and services. TV One is available to AT&T, Cablevision, Charter, Comcast, Cox, DirecTV, Mediacom, Suddenlink, Time Warner, Verizon, and Wide Open West subscribers.