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Eddie Murphy receives 1st Comedy Icon Award
Eddie Murphy will be the first recipient of the Comedy Icon Award at the first annual The Comedy Awards, scheduled to air Sunday, April 10 on multiple MTV Networks channels.
The honor will be given yearly to a modern icon, an individual who has contributed to comedy and whose impact has changed the landscape and inspired future generations of entertainers. Murphy will be recognized for his stand-up, sketch, film and TV work.