The F. Gary Gray film has also been feted in the Best Ensemble category and Jason Mitchell, who played Eazy-E onscreen, has picked up Best Supporting Actor.

The Best Director award has been claimed by Creed's Ryan Coogler, while his leading man, Michael B. Jordan, has picked up the Breakout Performance award and co-star Tessa Thompson the Best Supporting Actress title.

Will Smith (Concussion) and Teyonah Parris (Chi-Raq) have scored the best acting honours, and Spike Lee's Chi-Raq has been named Best Independent Film, while Paul Walker tribute track See You Again takes home Best Song.

In the TV categories, black-ish and How to Get Away with Murder have been named Best TV Comedy and Best TV Drama, respectively.