Jamie Foxx will be receiving a special award at the upcoming MTV Movie Awards. Foxx will receive the MTV Generation Award, which honours actors and actresses who have captivated the current MTV audience.
“As a comedian, Academy award-winning actor and Grammy award-winning artist, Jamie Foxx is a triple threat superstar unlike any we’ve seen in a long time,” said MTV President Stephen Friedman. “Jamie has captivated audiences for nearly two decades with a dizzying array of memorable performances, and we couldn’t be more excited to celebrate him at this year’s Movie Awards.
Foxx is also nominated for Best Male Performance, Best Fight, Best Kiss and Best WTF Moment for his performance in “Django Unchained.”
The MTV Movie Awards will air live on Sunday at 9pm ET. Actress and all around funny person, Rebel Wilson, will be hosting the festivities.