Adam Sandler joins other comedians who have won the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor including Richard Pryor and Dave Chapelle.
The 45th annual ceremony for lifetime achievement in the creative arts is set to take place this December in Washington.
Audience members could hear a pin drop after the performance.
Barack and Michelle Obama remember the legacy of Aretha Franklin.
Barack Obama, David Letterman, Led Zeppelin and others are honored at the Kennedy Center
Long live Notorious RBG.