"The queen of rap, slaying with Queen E."
Daniel Kaluuya, the late Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis and Youn Yuh-jung were all winners.
The pioneering star was best known for her roles in Sounder, The Autobiography Of Miss Jane Pittman and, more recently, The Help.
There was a lot of love on social media for Amanda Gorman's rousing poem, which she recited during the ceremony.
The late Black Panther star appears opposite Viola Davis in the upcoming drama.
Kim Kardashian, Viola Davis and Gabrielle Union were among those who sent heartfelt messages to the couple.
Who won in the style stakes?
The Viola Davis-led drama debuted in 2014.
"I now realise how insensitive it was."
"Dude, have you watched Widows? His tongue was so far down Viola Davis’ throat."