Tyler Perry Nabs 19 NAACP Image Award Nominations
The NAACP Image Award Nominations were released last week and Tyler Perry’s name appeared in 19 of the categories!
Two of his movies – For Colored Girls and Why Did I get Married Too? are both nominated for the best film category alongside films like The Book of Eli, The Kids are All Right, and Just Wright.
Married earned Janet Jackson and Jill Scott nominations for best actress and best supporting actress; and Girls handed noms to Anika Noni Rose, Kimberly Elise, Phylicia Rashad, and Whoopi Goldberg for best supporting actress.
Last year, Perry won the NAACP Chariman’s Award. His comedy series Tyler Perry’s House of Payne was nominated for best comedy, and he also scored nominations for best screenplay (Why Did I Get Married Too?) and best director for For Colored Girls.
The NAACP Image Awards will air on Fox on March 4th.
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