DJ Khaled to Host 2017 BET Hip-Hop Awards

September 21, 2017

 Photographer: Chris PizzelloAssociated Press

DJ Khaled will return as host of the 2017 BET Hip-Hop Awards next month. “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,” Khaled says in a release shared on Wednesday. “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.” In addition to hosting, Khaled is tied with Cardi B and Kendrick Lamar for the most nominations, with nine each. The awards show will air on October 10 at 8 p.m.