Eddie Murphy as a Comedy Icon, Eddie Murphy was awarded the award for Comedy in the arena Comedy Icon Awards. Award was to be the first time in her career for 30 years.
Comedy Awards, including comedians, sketch film, and television will be held at the Hammerstein Ballroom, New York, on 26 March.
As reported by Femalefirst, Wednesday 23 March 2011, Casey Patterson, executive producer and vice president of executive-producing the MTV Networks Entertainment Group said, "The Effect of Eddie Murphy in the comedy world extraordinary. "
The roles black actors were considered to provide inspiration and unforgettable.
"Of the characters he created on SNL for a breakthrough role in film comedy and truly unforgettable. Eddie was always able to play a role and we are honored that he will join us for the first time Comedy Awards, "