DJ Khaled set to host the 2017 BET Awards for 2nd straight year.
NEW YORK, NY – BET is all in with DJ Khaled. The network is bringing back the affable Hip Hop personality to host the BET Hip Hop Awards for the second year in a row.
“I am so excited to host the BET Hip Hop Awards for a second year,” Khaled said in a press release. “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!”
Khaled will not only be the master of ceremonies but could also take home a few awards too. The veteran DJ received nine nominations for this year’s awards, including Album of the Year.
The 2017 edition of the award show takes place at The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami, Florida on October 6. The ceremony is scheduled to air on October 10 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.