The first-ever National Football League Honors witnessed the league's top players being acknowledged and awarded for their contribution to the game on Saturday night.

At the star-studded event held at the Murat Theatre in Indianapolis, Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers was announced the winner of Associated Press' 2011 NFL Most Valuable Player Award.

Other Winners are:

Defensive Player of the Year: Terrell Suggs, Baltimore Ravens defensive end/linebacker.

Offensive Player of the Year: Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints quarterback.

Defensive Rookie of the Year: Von Miller, Denver Broncos linebacker.

Offensive Rookie of the Year: Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers quarterback.

Coach of the Year: Jim Harbaugh, San Francisco's 49ers head coach.

Comeback Player of the Year—Matthew Stafford, Detroit quarterback.

The ceremony was hosted by Alec Baldwin an dwas attended by celebrities like Katy Perry.

Have a look at the Inaugural 'NFL Honors".

Singer Katy Perry presents the Offensive Rookie of the Year trophy to Cam Newton of the Carolina Panthers at the Inaugural National Football League Honors at Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis on 04/02/2012.Reuters
Baltimore Ravens' Birk holds Walter Payton Man of the Year award at the Inaugural National Football League Honors at Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis.Reuters
Super Bowl champ Aaron Rodger is one of the 32 players selected by fans that will be entered in the EA Sports Madden NFL 12 Cover Vote contest to choose the player featured on the game cover. Rodgers is pictured at the inaugural National Football League Honors at Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis.Reuters
Denver Broncos quarterback Tebow helps host Baldwin with his trademark pre-game pose during the inaugural National Football League Honors at Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis.Reuters
Ravens' Suggs and an unidentified guest arrives for the Inaugural National Football League Honors at Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis.Reuters
Actress Emmanuelle Chriqui arrives for the Inaugural National Football League Honors at Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis.Reuters
San Franciso 49ers Aldon Smith arrives for the Inaugural National Football League Honors at Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis.Reuters
Dallas Cowboys DeMarcus Ware arrives for the Inaugural National Football League Honors at Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis.Reuters