justin lin nominated for naacp image award

Nominations for the NAACP Image Awards, "celebrating the outstanding achievements and performances of people of color in the arts," were announced yesterday. The big story is that Lee Daniels' drama Precious received nine nomination: 'Precious' tops NAACP nominations.

However, it's worth noting that there are a handful of Asian American names in the mix. Justin Lin is nominated for Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series for his work on the NBC comedy Community. You can watch his episode, "Introduction to Statistics," above.

Alexander Woo also received a nod for Outstanding Writing in a Dramatic Series for his work on HBO's True Blood, and Sandra Oh was nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Dr. Cristina Yang on Grey's Anatomy. Take a look at the full list of nominations here.

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