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Tyler Perry Is a Special Honoree at the NAACP Image Awards

February 3, 2010 (4:35 am) GMT
Beside receiving two nominations for his sitcom and comedy, Tyler Perry will collect the Chairman's Award at the ceremony, following the past winners such as Bono and Barrack Obama.
Tyler Perry

will be honored with the Chairman's Award at the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Image Awards later this month.

The filmmaker will follow in the footsteps of past winners, who include , U.S. President Barack Obama, and . The "" director will receive the award in recognition of his achievements and his humanitarian efforts, according to Daily Variety.

He'll also compete for two Image Awards at the ceremony - his sitcom "" is nominated for Outstanding Comedy Series while his 2009 comedy "" is up for Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture. The 41st annual NAACP Image Awards will be presented live on U.S. television on 26 February 2010.

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