DJ Khaled to Host 2017 BET Hip Hop Awards: ‘It’s a Huge Honor’
DJ Khaled will host the BET Hip Hop Awards for a second year.
Khaled confirmed the news on Instagram and issued a statement via a press release about his hosting duties.
“I am so excited to host the BET Hip Hop Awards for a second year," the statement reads. "This is such an iconic show that highlights the hustle of hip hop artists in the industry. It is a huge honor to be a part of a night that pays homage to some of the greatest talent of our generation and I’m looking forward to the amazing performances and tributes. You know I’ll be bringing the cloth talk and the keys, Hip Hop Awards 2017 is going to be major!”
This year's awards will take place in Miami. Khaled, Kendrick Lamar and Cardi B lead this year's nominations with nine each, while JAY-Z and Chance the Rapper each have five nominations.
The BET Hip Hop Awards will air on Oct. 10 at 8 p.m. ET. See a full list of the nominees here.