Primetime Emmy Awards

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2016)

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie
For playing: "Billie Holiday".

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill (2016)

Primetime Emmy [Winner] (2015)

Outstanding Special Class Program

For "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet ... More

For "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street - In Concert with the New York Philharmonic"


Live from Lincoln Center (1976)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2013)

Outstanding Special Class Programs
For episode: "Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel".

Live from Lincoln Center (1976)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2008)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
For playing: "Ruth Younger".

A Raisin in the Sun (2008)

Primetime Emmy [Nominee] (2001)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie
For playing: "Susie Monahan".

Wit (2001)

Black Reel Awards

Black Reel [Nominee] (2017)

Outstanding Actress, TV Movie or Limited Series

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill (2016)

Black Reel [Nominee] (2014)

Outstanding Supporting Actress, TV Movie or Mini-Series

The Sound of Music Live! (2013)

Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards

Critics Choice Award [Nominee] (2022)

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

The Good Fight (2017)

Critics Choice Award [Nominee] (2020)

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

The Good Fight (2017)

Casting Society of America, USA

Marion Dougherty New York Apple Award [Winner] (2020)


Gold Derby Awards

Gold Derby TV Award [Nominee] (2016)

TV Movie/Mini Lead Actress

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill (2016)

Gold Derby TV Award [Nominee] (2014)

TV Movie/Mini Supporting Actress

The Sound of Music Live! (2013)

Gold Derby TV Award [Nominee] (2010)

TV Movie/Mini Supporting Actress of the Decade

A Raisin in the Sun (2008)

Gold Derby TV Award [Nominee] (2008)

TV Movie/Mini Actress

A Raisin in the Sun (2008)

Grammy Awards

Grammy [Nominee] (2013)

Best Musical Theater Album

For "The Gershwins' Porgy And Bess: New Broadway ... More

For "The Gershwins' Porgy And Bess: New Broadway Cast Recording."


Grammy [Winner] (2009)

Best Opera Recording

For "Weill: Rise And Fall Of The City Of ... More

For "Weill: Rise And Fall Of The City Of Mahagonny" artists: Los Angeles Opera Chorus, Los Angeles Opera Orchestra


Grammy [Winner] (2009)

Best Classical Album

For "Weill: Rise And Fall Of The City Of ... More

For "Weill: Rise And Fall Of The City Of Mahagonny" artists: Donnie Ray Albert, John Easterlin, Steven Humes, Mel Ulrich & Robert Wörle, Los Angeles Opera Chorus, Los Angeles Opera Orchestra


Image Awards (NAACP)

Image Award [Nominee] (2022)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Respect (2021)

Image Award [Nominee] (2018)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture

Beauty and the Beast (2017)

Image Award [Nominee] (2017)

Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited Series or Dramatic Special

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill (2016)

Image Award [Nominee] (2016)

Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance (Television or Theatrical)

Doc McStuffins (2012)

Image Award [Nominee] (2010)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Private Practice (2007)

Image Award [Nominee] (2009)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Private Practice (2007)

Image Award [Nominee] (2009)

Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special

A Raisin in the Sun (2008)

Image Award [Nominee] (2008)

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Private Practice (2007)

Image Award [Nominee] (2001)

Outstanding Performance in a Variety Series/Special

International Online Cinema Awards (INOCA)

INOCA TV [Nominee] (2019)

Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

The Good Fight (2017)

Online Film & Television Association

OFTA Television Award [Nominee] (2016)

Best Female Performance in a Variety Program

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill (2016)

OFTA Television Award [Winner] (2008)

Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries

A Raisin in the Sun (2008)

OFTA Television Award [Nominee] (2001)

Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture or Miniseries

Wit (2001)

Satellite Awards

Satellite Award [Nominee] (2017)

Best Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill (2016)

Screen Actors Guild Awards

Actor [Nominee] (2017)

Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series

Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill (2016)