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Tyler Perry Leads NAACP Image Award Nominations

Tyler Perry leads the NAACP Image Awards nominations with 19 nods. Tyler Perry's House of Paine is up for outstanding comedy series with five of its stars -- David Mann, LaVan Davis, Cassi Davis, Lamman Rucker, Lance Gross, and Keshia Knight Pulliam — also nominated in the acting categories. 

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Tyler Perry leads the NAACP Image Awards nominations with 19 nods.

Tyler Perry's House of Paine is up for outstanding comedy series with five of its stars -- David Mann, LaVan Davis, Cassi Davis, Lamman Rucker, Lance Gross, and Keshia Knight Pulliam — also nominated in the acting categories. 

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Two of Perry's movies — For Colored Girls and Why Did I Get Married Too?will compete against each other in the best film category. Janet Jackson and Jill Scottare nominated for their performances in Why Did I Get Married Too? as are For Colored Girls actorsAnika Noni Rose, Kimberly Elise, Phylicia Rashad, Whoopi Goldberg and Michael Ealy.

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Perry, who won the NAACP Chairman's Award last year, also received nominations for his screenplay for Why Did I Get Married Too? and for directing For Colored Girls.

Read the full list of nominees here.

The NAACP Image Awards will March 4 at 8/7 on Fox.