Jamie Foxx is set to receive an MTV Generation Award. The Django Unchained star will get the award during the 2013 MTV Movie Awards on Sunday, April 14, 2013. He is following in the footsteps of stars which includes Johnny Depp, Reese Witherspoon, Sandra Bullock and Ben Stiller.
The well known ‘Ray’ star will receive the coveted accolade at the ceremony. The event will be hosted by Rebel Wilson. Stephen Friedman, President of MTV said:
”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.
”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.”
The MTV Generation Award is the MTV Movie Awards highest accolade, acknowledging an actor who can be counted on to engage the MTV audience with everything he or she does and will be shown on MTV UK on Monday, April 15 at 9pm.