Entertainment mogul Tyler Perry will receive a special honor at the “E! People*s Choice Awards” next month, it was announced Tuesday.
Perry is the recipient of “The People’s Champion of 2020” award “for his trailblazing work in entertainment, unwavering commitment to support multiple charitable organizations, and inspiring empathy and progress for humankind,” according to a statement released by E!.
“In a year of unrest and uncertainty, Tyler Perry proved a natural leader,” said Jen Neal, general manager, E! News, Live Events & Lifestyle Digital. “From his pioneering efforts in successfully, and safely, restarting production and creating jobs at Tyler Perry Studios, to personally supporting charities and families in need, he continuously inspires hope in people.”
The 2020 People’s Choice Awards ceremony will be broadcast from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica on Nov. 15.
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