Will Smith to be Honored at MTV Awards
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The 2016 MTV Awards will honor the legacy of Will Smith, presenting him with the Generation Award!

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Comedian Kevin Hart and actor Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, who took to Instagram to share the “exclusive announcement,” will host this year’s show.

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The Rock captions the debonair Men in Black actor’s photo:

“HOST EXCLUSIVE! WILL SMITH is our @MTV Generation Award recipient. When I first broke into Hollywood 15yrs ago, all I wanted to do was learn the business and put in the hard work to have a career like his. It’s a real privilege to honor you my friend. #WeAreStillPuttinInTheWork#BigWillieStyle #MovieAwards#GenerationAward.”

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Smith, who has also hosted an MTV Movie Awards show (1994) is a 17-time MTV Movie Award nominee, and has taken home the Golden Popcorn five times.

The 2016 MTV Awards air Sunday, April 10.


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