LOS ANGELES (AP) -- It was a dreamy night for a couple of "Dreamgirls." Beyonce and Jennifer Hudson both glided away with trophies and wowed the audience with individual performances during the 40th annual NAACP Image Awards.

Beyonce won the female artist category while Husdon picked up the new artist award. They costarred in the 2006 film "Dreamgirls."

More than 30 awards honoring achievements and performances of people of color in TV, film, music and literature were handed out during the glitzy Thursday ceremony at the Shrine Auditorium.

"The Secret Life of Bees" won for motion picture. "Grey's Anatomy" won for TV drama. Acting winners included Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Sean Combs, Hill Harper and Chandra Wilson.

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