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Denzel Washington, Halle Berry Nominated for NAACP Image Awards—Plus the Complete List of Nominees

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Awards season is upon us, which means nomination announcements for the Critics' Choice, Grammys and SAG Awards—just to name a few—just to name a few—and on Tuesday, another prestigious organization released its list of nominees.

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, which honors diversity in the arts, announced their nominations for the 44th annual NAACP Image Awards, scheduled to air Feb. 1 on NBC.

So who made the cut?

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Flight, Django Unchained, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Red Tails and Tyler Perry's Good Deeds are up for outstanding motion picture.

Noms for outstanding actor in a motion picture include Denzel Washington for FlightJamie Foxx for Django UnchainedMorgan Freeman for The Magic of Belle IsleSuraj Sharma for Life of Pi and Tyler Perry for Alex Cross. Halle Berry is nominated for outstanding actress in a motion picture for her role in Cloud Atlas, along with Viola Davis for Won't Back DownEmayatzy Corinealdi for Middle of Nowhere, Loretta Devine for In the Hive, and Quvenzhane Wallis for Beasts of the Southern Wild.

The Hunger Games' Lenny Kravitz and Amandla Stenberg are up for supporting awards, along with Don Cheadle for Flight, Django Unchained's Samuel L. Jackson and Kerry WashingtonPhylicia Rashad for Tyler Perry's Good Deads and Taraji P. Henson for Think Like a Man. 

Over on the TV side, Glee, Modern Family, The Game, The Mindy Project and The Soul Man were nominated for outstanding comedy series, while Boardwalk Empire, Grey's Anatomy, Scandal, Treme and True Blood snagged outstanding drama series noms.

Here's the complete list of nominees for the 44th annual NAACP Image Awards:

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TELEVISION

Outstanding Comedy Series
Glee 
Modern Family 
The Game
The Mindy Project
The Soul Man

Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series
• Anthony Anderson, Guys with Kids 
• Damon Wayans, Jr., Happy Endings
• Don Cheadle, House of Lies 
• Donald Faison, The Exes
• Hosea Chanchez, The Game 

Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series
• Amber Riley, Glee 
• Cassi Davis, Tyler Perry's House of Payne 
• Kellita Smith, The First Family 
• Tatyana Ali, Love That Girl 
• Wendy Raquel Robinson, The Game

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Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
• Aziz Ansari, Parks and Recreation 
• Craig Robinson, The Office 
• Donald Glover, Community
• Lance Gross, Tyler Perry's House of Payne 
• Tracy Morgan, 30 Rock

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
• Anna Deavere Smith, Nurse Jackie
• Gabourey Sidibe, The Big C
• Gladys Knight, The First Family
• Rashida Jones, Parks and Recreation
• Vanessa Williams, Desperate Housewives

Outstanding Drama Series
Boardwalk Empire 
Grey's Anatomy
Scandal
Treme 
True Blood

Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series
• Dulé Hill, Psych 
• Hill Harper, CSI: NY 
• LL Cool J, NCIS: Los Angeles 
• Michael Clarke Duncan, The Finder 
• Wendell Pierce, Treme

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Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series
• Chandra Wilson, Grey's Anatomy 
• Kerry Washington, Scandal
• Khandi Alexander, Treme
• Regina King, Southland
• Sandra Oh, Grey's Anatomy

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series
• Clarke Peters, Treme
• Dev Patel, The Newsroom
• Omar Epps, House M.D. 
• Rockmond Dunbar, Sons of Anarchy 
• Rocky Carroll, NCIS

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
• Archie Panjabi, The Good Wife
• Joy Bryant, Parenthood
• Loretta Devine, Grey's Anatomy
• Lucy Liu, Southland
• Rutina Wesley, True Blood

Outstanding Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
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Hallmark Hall of Fame's FIRELIGHT 
Raising Izzie
Steel Magnolias
Sugar Mommas

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Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
• Afemo Omilami, Steel Magnolias
• Cuba Gooding Jr., Hallmark Hall of Fame's FIRELIGHT 
• Michael Jai White, Somebody's Child
• Rockmond Dunbar, Raising Izzie 
• Tory Kittles, Steel Magnolias

Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Mini-Series or Dramatic Special
• Alfre Woodard, Steel Magnolias 
• Jill Scott, Steel Magnolias 
• Keke Palmer, Abducted: The Carlina White Story
• Phylicia Rashad, Steel Magnolias
• Queen Latifah, Steel Magnolias

Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series
• Aaron D. Spears, The Bold and the Beautiful
• Erik Valdez, General Hospital
• James Reynolds, Days of Our Lives
• Kristoff St. John, The Young and the Restless
• Rodney Saulsberry, The Bold and the Beautiful

Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series
• Angell Conwell, The Young and the Restless
• Julia Pace Mitchell, The Young and the Restless
• Kristolyn Lloyd, The Bold and the Beautiful
• Shenell Edmonds, One Life to Live
• Tatyana Ali, The Young and the Restless

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Outstanding News/ Information-(Series or Special)
Ask Obama Live: An MTV Interview with The President 
Judge Mathis 
Save My Son with Dr. Steve Perry
Unsung
Washington Watch with Roland Martin 

Outstanding Talk Series
Don't Sleep!
Oprah's Lifeclass
Oprah's Next Chapter
The View
Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell

Outstanding Reality Series
Dancing with the Stars
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel
The X Factor
Tia & Tamera
Welcome to Sweetie Pie's

Outstanding Variety Series or Special
Black Girls Rock
Oprah and the Legendary Cast of Roots 35 Years Later
Oprah's Master Class
The First Graduating Class: Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls
Verses & Flow

Outstanding Children's Program
Degrassi
Kasha and the Zulu King
The Legend of Korra
The TeenNick HALO Awards 2012
The Weight of the Nation for Kids

Outstanding Performance in a Youth/ Children's Program-(Series or Special)
• China Anne McClain, A.N.T. Farm 
• Keke Palmer, Winx Club 
• Loretta Devine, Doc McStuffins 
• Nick Cannon, The TeenNick HALO Awards 2012
• Tyler James, Williams Let It Shine

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RECORDING

Outstanding New Artist
• Elle Varner
• Gary Clark, Jr. 
• Lianne La Havas
• Melanie Amaro 
• The OMG Girlz 

Outstanding Male Artist
• Bruno Mars 
• Lupe Fiasco 
• Miguel 
• Trey Songz 
• Usher 

Outstanding Female Artist
• Alicia Keys 
• Elle Varner 
• Estelle
• Missy Elliott
• Tamela Mann 

Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration
• Chuck D, Johnny Juice, Will.i.am, Herbie Hancock 
• fun. feat. Janelle Monae 
• Lupe Fiasco feat. Guy Sebastian 
• Mary Mary 
• Ne-Yo, Herbie Hancock, Johnny Rzeznik, Delta Rae, Natasha Bedingfield 

Outstanding Jazz Album
Bone Appetit [Vol. 1 and 2], Jeff Bradshaw
Dreams, Brian Culbertson 
Renaissance, Marcus Miller 
Seeds From The Underground, Kenny Garrett 
The Preservation Hall 50th Anniversary Collection, The Preservation Hall Jazz Band

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Outstanding Gospel Album-(Traditional or Contemporary)
Best Days, Tamela Mann 
Go Get It, Mary Mary 
God, Love & Romance, Fred Hammond 
I Win, Marvin Sapp
Le'Andria Johnson, The Experience, Le'Andria Johnson 

Outstanding World Music Album
Ayah Ye! Moving Train, KG Omulo
Country, God, Or The Girl, K'NAAN 
Diversionary, Brother B 
Wonderful Life, Estelle 

Outstanding Music Video
• "Adorn," Miguel 
• "Girl On Fire," Alicia Keys 
• "Locked Out Of Heaven," Bruno Mars 
• "This Christmas," CeeLo Green 
• "You're On My Mind," KEM 

Outstanding Song
• "Be Mine for Christmas," KEM 
• "Glorify the King," KEM 
• "I Look To You," Whitney Houston and R. Kelly 
• "Locked Out Of Heaven," Bruno Mars 
• "You're On My Mind," KEM

Outstanding Album
Bad - 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition, Michael Jackson 
Girl On Fire, Alicia Keys 
I Will Always Love You: The Best Of Whitney Houston, Whitney Houston 
On the Shoulders of Giants -The Soundtrack, Chuck D, Will.i.am, Herbie Hancock, Nikki Yannofsky
Perfectly Imperfect, Elle Varner

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LITERATURE

Outstanding Literary Work-Fiction
A Wish and a Prayer: A Blessings Novel, Beverly Jenkins 
Destiny's Divas, Victoria Christopher Murray 
Silent Cry, Dywane Birch 
The Reverend's Wife, Kimberla Lawson Roby 
The Secret She Kept, ReShonda Tate Billingsley 

Outstanding Literary Work-Non-Fiction
Fraternity, Diane Brady 
Guest of Honor: Booker T. Washington, Theodore Roosevelt, and the White House Dinner That Shocked a Nation, Deborah Davis 
Power Concedes Nothing: One Woman's Quest for Social Justice in America, from the Courtroom to the Kill Zones, Connie Rice 
The Courage to Hope, Shirley Sherrod 
The Oath: The Obama White House and the Supreme Court, Jeffrey Toobin

Outstanding Literary Work-Debut Author
A Cupboard Full of Coats, Yvvette Edwards 
Antebellum, R. Kayeen Thomas 
Congo: Spirit of Darkness, Mayi Ngwala 
Nikki G: A Portrait of Nikki Giovanni in Her Own Words, Darryl L. Lacy
The Sister Accord: 51 Ways To Love Your Sister, Sonia Jackson Myles

Outstanding Literary Work-Biography/ Auto-Biography
Across That Bridge: Life Lessons and a Vision for Change, John Lewis 
Interventions: A Life in War and Peace, Kofi Annan
The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo, Tom Reiss
The Good Food Revolution: Growing Healthy Food, People, and Communities, Will Allen 
The One: The Life and Music of James Brown, RJ Smith

Outstanding Literary Work-Instructional
12 Ways to Put Money in Your Pocket Every Month Without A Part Time Job; The Skinny Book That Makes Your Wallet Fat, Jennifer Matthews 
Formula 50: A 6-Week Workout and Nutrition Plan That Will Transform Your Life, 50 Cent 
Health First: The Black Woman's Wellness Guide, Eleanor Hinton Hoytt, Hilary Beard
It's Complicated (But It Doesn't Have to Be): A Modern Guide to Finding and Keeping Love, Paul Carrick Brunson 
The No Excuse Guide to Success: No Matter What Your Boss or Life Throws at You, Jim Smith, Jr.

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Outstanding Literary Work-Poetry
• "Hurrah's Nest," Arisa White 
• "Maybe the Saddest Thing," Marcus Wicker 
• "Speak Water," Truth Thomas
• "The Ground," Rowan Ricardo Phillips 
• "Thrall," Natasha Trethewey

Outstanding Literary Work-Children
Fifty Cents and a Dream, Jabari Asim (Author), Bryan Collier (Illustrator)
Harlem's Little Blackbird, Renee Watson (Author), Christian Robinson (Illustrator)
In the Land of Milk and Honey, Joyce Carol Thomas (Author), Floyd Cooper (Illustrator) 
Indigo Blume and the Garden City, Kwame Alexander 
What Color is My World?, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Author), Raymons Obstfeld (Author), A.G. Ford (Illustrator) 

Outstanding Literary Work-Youth/Teens
Fire in the Streets, Kekla Magoon
Obama Talks Back: Global Lessons-A Dialogue With America's Young Leaders, Gregory Reed
Pinned, Sharon G. Flake
The Diary of B. B. Bright, Possible Princess, Alice Randall (Author), Caroline Williams (Author), Shadra Strickland (Illustrator) 
The Mighty Miss Malone, Christopher Paul Curtis (Wendy Lamb Books)

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MOTION PICTURE

Outstanding Motion Picture
Beasts of the Southern Wild 
Django Unchained 
Flight
Red Tails
Tyler Perry's Good Deeds

Outstanding Actor in a Motion Picture
• Denzel Washington, Flight 
• Jamie Foxx, Django Unchained 
• Morgan Freeman, The Magic of Belle Isle 
• Suraj Sharma, Life of Pi 
• Tyler Perry, Alex Cross 

Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture
• Emayatzy Corinealdi, Middle of Nowhere
• Halle Berry, Cloud Atlas
• Loretta Devine, In The Hive
• Quvenzhané Wallis, Beasts of the Southern Wild
• Viola Davis, Won't Back Down

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture
• David Oyelowo, Middle of Nowhere
• Don Cheadle, Flight
• Dwight Henry, Beasts of the Southern Wild
• Lenny Kravitz, The Hunger Games
• Samuel L. Jackson, Django Unchained

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture
• Amandla Stenberg, The Hunger Games
• Gloria Reuben, Lincoln
• Kerry Washington, Django Unchained
• Phylicia Rashad, Tyler Perry's Good Deeds
• Taraji P. Henson, Think Like a Man

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Outstanding Independent Motion Picture
Beasts of the Southern Wild
Chico & Rita
Red Tails
Unconditional
Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day

Outstanding International Motion Picture
Chico & Rita
For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada
Special Forces
The Intouchables
The Raid: Redemption

DOCUMENTARY

Outstanding Documentary-(Theatrical or Television)
Black Wings
Brooklyn Castle
First Position
Marley
On the Shoulders of Giants - The Story of the Greatest Team You've Never Heard Of

WRITING

Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series
• Karin Gist, House of Lies: "Mini-Mogul"
• Marc Wilmore, The Simpsons: "The Spy Who Learned Me"
• Michael Shipley, Last Man Standing: "High Expectations" 
• Prentice Penny, Happy Endings: "Meet the Parrots"
• Vali Chandrasekaran, Robert Carlock, 30 Rock: "Murphy Brown Lied to Us"

Outstanding Writing in a Dramatic Series
• Cheo Hodari Coker, SouthLAnd: "God's Work"
• Janine Sherman Barrios, Criminal Minds: "The Pact"
• Shonda Rhimes, Grey's Anatomy: "Flight"
• Shonda Rhimes, Scandal: "Sweet Baby"
• Zoanne Clack, Grey's Anatomy: "This Magic Moment"

Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture - (Theatrical or Television)
• Elizabeth Hunter, Abducted: The Carlina White Story
• John Gatins, Flight
• John Ridley, Aaron McGruder, Red Tails
• Keith Merryman, David A. Newman, Think Like a Man
• Ol Parker, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

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