The 2nd Annual Lol Comedy Honors is Here

Hidden Agenda presents the 2nd Annual LOL Comedy Honors, set to take place at Gotham Hall in New York City on Thursday, November 1, 2018. Veteran comedian, and “The Original Bad Girl of Comedy”, LUENELL is set to host this year alongside of New York comic JAMIE ROBERTS, also of Radio 103.9 FM, the official radio sponsor of this year’s event. The musical guest will be R&B sensation CARL THOMAS, known best for his chart-topping hits “I Wish”, “Summer Rain” and “Emotional”. 

A black-tie celebration of comedy excellence, the night includes tributes, performances and, of course, lots of laughs. The LOL Comedy Honors is on track to become one of the awards season’s premiere events, attended by a who’s who of comedy, film, music, sports, and television. Some of the most prestigious honors are named after late comedy giants including Bernie Mac, Robin Harris, Moms Mabley, Nell Carter, and Charlie Murphy. These honors are presented by the family members to recipients whom they’ve personally selected. 

The remaining honors are decided upon by the LOL Executive Team, along with the Comedy Council, a group of veteran comics who serve as advisors. Last year, honorees included D.L. Hughley, Lil Rel Howery, Joe Torry and comedy legends Paul Mooney, Marsha Warfield, and George Wallace. This year’s lineup of confirmed honorees include: 

DESI BANKS: Social Media Comic Influencer of the Year Honor
NICK CANNON: The Dick Gregory Voice of A Generation Honor
COCOA BROWN: The Moms Mabley Legacy Honor
J. ANTHONY BROWN: The George Wallace Living Legend Honor
DEON COLE: The 2018 Rising Star Honor 
MELANIE COMARCHO: The 2018 Comedy Road Warrior Queen Honor
MARLA GIBBS: Excellence In Television Comedy
TINA GRAHAM: The Creative Visionary Icon Honor 
TRACY MORGAN: The Triumph of Spirit Honor
NY KINGS COMEDY TOUR: The Robin Harris Legend Honor 
DONNELL RAWLINGS: The Charlie Murphy Road Warrior Honor 
SHERYL UNDERWOOD: The Marsha Warfield Comedy Queen Pioneer Honor
KYM WHITLEY: The 2018 Renaissance Woman of Comedy Honor
THEA VIDAL: The Nell Carter Legacy Honor 
DEMOND WILSON: Special Achievement in Television Honor…for “Sanford & Son” 
EARTHQUAKE: The Robin Harris Legacy Honor

A black-tie celebration of comedy excellence, the night includes tributes, performances and, of course, lots of laughs. The LOL Comedy Honors is on track to become one of the awards season’s premiere events, attended by a who’s who of comedy, film, music, sports, and television. Some of the most prestigious honors are named after late comedy giants including Bernie Mac, Robin Harris, Moms Mabley, Nell Carter, and Charlie Murphy. These honors are presented by the family members to recipients whom they’ve personally selected. 

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