Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has not only reached legendary status in the world of WWE, he has also done so in the more mainstream world of Hollywood.
The Rock was named the prestigious 2019 Generation Award Honoree for this year’s MTV TV & Movie Awards. WWE is also up for “Best Fight” award for their historic, first-ever women’s main event at WrestleMania 35 between Ronda Rousey, Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair, as well as the “Best Real-Life Hero” award, where Roman Reigns is nominated.
The 2019 MTV TV & Movie Awards special is scheduled to premiere on MTV on Monday, June 17th at 9/8C.
WWE.com posted the following announcement on Thursday to congratulate The Rock on being named the 2019 MTV Generation Award Honoree:
The Rock to receive MTV’s Generation Award
Former WWE Champion Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is this year’s recipient of MTV’s prestigious Generation Award at the MTV Movie & TV Awards.
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Your 2019 ✨Generation Award Honoree ✨ is @TheRock!! 🔥
Don't miss the #MTVAwards this Monday, the 17th! 🍿 pic.twitter.com/KOsL10Ewjx
— MTV (@MTV) June 13, 2019
Established in 2005 as the successor to MTV’s Lifetime Achievement Award, the Generation Award celebrates great achievements in movies and is given to an artist for a variety of impressive roles, personal and professional flair, and level of talent.
As the Generation Award recipient, The Rock joins an elite group of Hollywood heavyweights that includes Tom Cruise, Sandra Bullock, Robert Downey Jr., Chris Pratt and more!
WWE is also nominated in two categories – Roman Reigns is up for Best Real-Life Hero, and the “Winner Take All” Triple Threat Match at WrestleMania between Ronda Rousey, Becky Lynch and Charlotte Flair is nominated for Best Fight.
Don’t miss the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards, Monday, June 17, at 9/8 C on MTV.
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Congratulations are in order for @TheRock, the recipient of this year's @MTV Generation Award at the @MTVAwards! https://t.co/t6oa0xatCN
— WWE (@WWE) June 13, 2019