New York, NY (Top40 Charts)
BET Networks is excited to announce the return of multi-platinum artist, mega-producer and 'Anthem King' DJ Khaled
as host of the BET "Hip Hop Awards" 2017.
embodies real life "keys to success" by picking up a total of 9 nominations including 'Album of the Year,' 'DJ of the Year,' 'Best Hip-Hop Video,' 'Best Collabo, Duo Or Group,' 'Producer Of The Year,' 'Hustler of the Year,' 'MVP of the Year,' and 2 nods for 'Single of the Year'.
"I am so excited to host the BET Hip Hop Awards for a second year. 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!" - DJ Khaled
remains one of the most respected and celebrated artists in the music industry with hit after hit topping charts for the past decade. The multi-platinum recording artist and producer recently received critical acclaim for his latest album, Grateful, which debuted at #1 on Billboard 200 and featured an array of award-winning artists and performers.
The BET "Hip Hop Awards 2017" has remained the most prominent hip hop showcase on television for ten years with powerful performances, iconic hip hop honorees, legendary tributes and much-anticipated cyphers. BET "Hip Hop Awards 2017" heads to Miami on Friday, October 6, 2017 at its new venue, The Fillmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason Theater in Miami, FL and will premiere on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 8:00PM ET/PT.
Collins, CEO of Jesse
Collins Entertainment, will serve as Executive Producer of the BET Hip Hop Awards along with Connie Orlando, BET Interim Head of Programming and Jeannae Rouzan-Clay, Vice President of Specials, Jesse
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ABOUT BET "HIP HOP AWARDS":
BET "Hip Hop Awards" is an annual celebration that pays homage to a culture that changed the world while highlighting the best in hip hop music. Year after year, BET Networks delivers the best in hip-hop for an unforgettable night of performances, cyphers and tributes honoring hip-hop legends that have and continue to make hip-hop culture a global force.