Legendary actor, comedian and overall entertainer Eddie Murphy has done an impeccable job of warming the hearts of many with his pure and undeniable talent throughout his career of over forty years. We are pleased to inform you all that the icon is set to receive his flowers and then some as Eddie will be inducted into the NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame this year!
The News was officially announced Thursday morning that Eddie would be apart of the 52nd annual ceremony.
According to the official NAACP website the Hall of Fame Award will be presented to Eddie by his longtime friend and collaborator Arsenio Hall.
The Hall of Fame award is only issued to individuals who have thrived in their respective field while utilizing their profession to influence others on a higher scale for generations to come.
“We are honored to celebrate one of the most influential comedic geniuses in the entertainment industry and an individual who has inspired a generation of Black talent,” states Derrick Johnson, President and CEO of the NAACP.
“To this day, Eddie Murphy’s work continues to bring joy and laughter to individuals around the world, and he is an amazing example of Black excellence, creativity, and artistry.”
Be sure to set your clocks and mark your calendars for Saturday March 27TH, 2021 8/7c. The awards will be airing live on BET, BET HER, VH1, MTV, MTV2, CBS and LOGO.