NAACP Names Image Award Nominees

Wanda Sykes, Taye Diggs, Michael Strahan, Tatyana Ali and Chris & Kyle Massey were on-hand at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills this morning to announce the nominees for the 41st Annual NAACP Image Awards.  The theme for this year's award show is One Nation, One Dream. As expected, Precious:  Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire racked up an impressive number of nominations including Outstanding Motion Picture, Outstanding Actress (Gabourey Sidibe), Outstanding Supporting Actress (Mo'Nique, Paula Patton and Mariah Carey), Outstanding Directing (Lee Daniels) as well as Outstanding Supporting Actor (Lenny Kravitz).  Writer, Geoffrey Fletcher, also received an Outstanding Writing nod for crafting the screenplay.
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