The comedian -- who is still recovering from a devastating car crash that left him hospitalized in September -- made his first official public appearance at the star-studded show, where he took home the award for Favorite Comedy Act.
Hart was greeted with a standing ovation when he stepped out onto stage at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, to accept the trophy, and he shared some emotional and inspirational words with his fans.
"First and foremost, I thank God, because I definitely don't have to be here," Hart said, somberly. "Being that I am, that makes me appreciate life even more."
"It makes me appreciate the things that really matter. Family," he added. "I want to thank my wife, my kids. They really stepped up to the plate for me."
Hart also made sure to thank the public, and his fans, for their important role in making so many artists' dreams a possibility.
"You have no idea the effect that you have on us as entertainers. Your energy, your support, it means the world and I want to thank you guys for being there for me in my difficult time," Hart shared. "This is special."