It’s another one for DJ Khaled! The artist/producer/personality has been announced as the host of this year’s BET Hip-Hop Awards.
He is also up for 9 nominations that night: ‘DJ of the Year,’ ‘Best Hip-Hop Video,’ ‘MVP of the Year,’ ‘Track of the Year,’ ‘Album of the Year,’ ‘Hustler of the Year,’ ‘People’s Champ Award’ and two nods for ‘Best Collabo, Duo or Group.’
“I am extremely honored to be a part of such an incredible show that has watched me grow as an artist and mogul throughout my career,” Khaled said in a press release. “The Hip Hop Awards are synonymous with a night of stellar performances and tributes to the greatest hip hop artists of our time. I am excited to bring cloth talk and the major keys to the Hip Hop Awards for an iconic and memorable show!”
The 2016 BET Hip-Hop Awards will be filmed in ATL on Saturday, September 17, and then air on the network on Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at 8pm EST.