Actor and producer Tyler Perry will be recognised next month for his trailblazing work in entertainment, unwavering commitment to supporting charities, and for inspiring empathy and progress for humankind.
The renowned philanthropist will be honoured with "The People's Champion of 2020" award at the E! People's Choice Awards, which will be broadcast on Sunday evening, November 15.
Tyler Perry has made history on multiple accounts, from opening the largest privately owned motion-picture studio in the U.S. to receiving a slew of prestigious accolades for his work.
In 2020, Tyler become one of the first filmmakers to safely resume filmmaking amid the COVID-19 pandemic by creating Camp Quarantine on the Tyler Perry Studios lot in Atlanta, and was named one of TIME's 100 Most Influential People of 2020.