LOL Comedy Honors announces 2017 honorees

(Last Updated On: August 14, 2017)

It will be a night of special tributes, comedy, and musical performances as Hidden Agenda presents the inaugural LOL Comedy Honors at the Grand Prospect Hall in Brooklyn, NY on Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. The Red carpet will begin at 6 p.m. EST and doors open at 7 p.m. EST for the general public.

The LOL Comedy Honors celebrates the many legends that pioneered the art of comedy while also honoring the comedians of today who’ve utilized their talents and creativity to entertain millions.

Veteran comedians Bill Bellamy and Kim Coles will host this year’s monumental show. Both Bellamy and Coles are no strangers to the industry and are thrilled to be able to honor their peers with recognition that is long overdue.

The official list of 2017 Honorees, hand-picked by the families of the legendary comedians, include:

Paul Mooney: The Honor for Creative Excellence
George Wallace: The Living Legend Honor
Marsha Warfield: The Comedy Queen Pioneer Honor
Terry Hodges: The Charlie Murphy Road Warrior Honor
D.L. Hughley: Voice of a Generation Honor
Mike Epps: The Richard Pryor Lifetime Achievement Honoree
Luenell: The Moms Mabley Legacy Honor
Lil Rel: The Bernie Mac King of Comedy Honoree
Joe Torry: The Robin Harris Legend Honor
John Laster: The Ray Murphy Memorial Honor
Juhahn Jones: The Social Media Comic Influencer of the Year Honor

Special Tributes

The Queens of Comedy (Mo’Nique, Adele Givens, Sommore and Laura Hayes)
A Special Tribute to Charlie Murphy


2017 LOL Comedy Honors sponsors include Hidden Agenda, Ncindustrii, The Marriott Hotel, African American Women in Cinema, and 4.0 Public Relations & Marketing.

Don’t miss this event, tickets are expected to sell out and can be purchased at www.lolcomedyhonors.com or https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2 017-lol-comedy-honors-tickets- 36070315284. They include a variety of amenities including floor seats, gift bags, early access, and much more. This event is expected to sell out so it is advised to purchase the tickets immediately because you will not want to miss out!

Discounted hotel reservations for the Marriott Hotel can be made at: www.loldcomedyhonors.com

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LOL Comedy Honors announces 2017 honorees