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TD JAKES ENTERPRISES RECEIVES MULTI-NOMINATION NOD AT 43rd ANNUAL IMAGE AWARDS NAACP

1/30/2012

DALLAS – January 30, 2012 – The 43rd Annual NAACP Image Awards, which celebrates the accomplishments of people of color in the fields of film, television, music and literature, today announced that T.D. Jakes Enterprises (TDJE), a Dallas-based media and entertainment company , has received multiple nominations for two outstanding projects in its 2011 body of work.

Nominated for six awards including outstanding picture, best actor, best actress, best supporting actor, best writer and best director, “Jumping the Broom,” (TriStar Pictures), a romantic comedy produced by T.D. Jakes Enterprises was released in May 2011 and was ranked the #1 comedy on opening weekend. 

Also on the short list for literature is the T.D. Jakes Relationship Bible:  Life Lessons on Relationships from the Inspired Word of God (Atria Books, a division of Simon & Schuster) a King James Version of the Bible with articles by T.D. Jakes was released in November 2011 to positive market reception.

“Awards of this caliber serve to acknowledge those of us who have labored to produce positive, uplifting imagery that celebrates the power of love,” said T.D. Jakes, CEO of T.D. Jakes Enterprises. “I am deeply honored that our efforts will be acknowledged at such a prestigious forum.”

Winners will be announced during a live telecast on NBC Friday, February 17 beginning at 8 p.m. EST.

About the Image Awards

Founded on February 12, 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the nation’s oldest and largest civile rights organization. Its one­-half million adult and youth members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities, and monitor equal opportunity in the public and private sectors. For more information on NAACP Image Awards, please visit www.naacpimageawards.net.

About TDJ Enterprises
Bishop T. D. Jakes is a charismatic leader, visionary, provocative thinker, and entrepreneur who serves as the senior pastor of the 30,000-member church The Potter's House located in Dallas. Under the T.D.J. Enterprises umbrella, a for-profit organization, are film, music, bestselling books, and other products helping disseminate a faith-based message to a wide audience. Visit http://tdjakes.com for more information.

About T.D. Jakes
T. D. Jakes is a charismatic leader, visionary, provocative thinker, entrepreneur, and best-selling author who serves as the senior pastor of the 30,000-member church, The Potter’s House located in Dallas, Texas. Named “America’s Best Preacher” by TIME magazine, Jakes brings a fresh, bold new perspective to real-world issues. Visit www.tdjakes.org for more information. Follow T.D. Jakes on Facebook and Twitter.

 

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