Kevin Hart is to receive the ‘Comedic Genius Award’ at the 2015 MTV Movie Awards.
The ‘Get Hard’ star will be handed the gong by chat show host and comedian Jimmy Kimmel at the live ceremony, which will air on Monday April 13.
The award honours Kevin’s raw comedy talents and his numerous appearances in hilarious movies including recently ‘The Wedding Ringer’.
Other celebrities set to attend the show – which will be hosted by Amy Schumer – are Shailene Woodley, Miles Teller, Reese Witherspoon, Vin Diesel and Sofia Vergara.
Elsewhere, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’, ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ and ‘Neighbors’ lead the nominations with seven nods each.
Chris Pratt has been nominated for a host of gongs, including Best Male Performance, Best Shirtless Performance and Best Comedic Performance whilst ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort received joint nominations for Best Duo as well as Best Kiss. ‘Neighbors’ stars Seth Rogen and Zac Efron were handed a nod for Best Fight.
Fans may cast their votes for their favourites until Saturday April 11, with the voting for the prestigious Movie of the Year Award continuing during the show’s live broadcast.
The 2015 MTV Movie Awards, which take place at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, will air live on Monday April 13.