Every year at Just For Laughs, they hold their annual Just For Laughs Awards, where they honor some of the most popular and biggest comics out today. And now, we’ve got our first look at the Award recipients.
Amy Schumer: Comedy Person of the Year
Hasan Minhaj: Stand-Up Comedian of the Year
Taylor Tomlinson: Breakout Comedy Star of the Year
Jerrod Carmichael: Comedy Special of the Year for Rothaniel
Additional recipients will be announced as the Awards – which will take place on July 29th at the Double Tree – get closer.
They’ve also announced Keynote Addresses from Neal Brennan, Amanda Seales, and Sophie Buddle. Plus they’ve announced podcasts from their COMEDYPRO series including You Made It Weird, Off Menu, Chrissy Chaos, That’s Messed Up, Rogue Therapy, Dear Owen Wilson, Find Your Beach, Honestea with Z, My Momma told Me, Obsessed, Robert Kelly’s YKWD! and The Juice.
All the new additions can be found here. And we expect more news to come out in the comic weeks regarding the fest.