Tracee Ellis Ross & Anthony Anderson To Host BET Awards For Second Year
After DAYS of wondering, Tracee Ellis Ross took to her official Instagram account and revealed that she and TV husband, Anthony Anderson, will be hosting the BET Awards for a second year:
So nice, we had to do it twice! My TV hubby @AnthonyAnderson and I are returning to host this year’s @BETAwards! Sunday, June 26 at 8pm/7c on @BET! I wonder what shenanigans we’ll get up to this time?!? #blackish #BETAwards
Tracee and Anthony first hosted the show in 2015, where they were joined with the kids from Black-ish, and danced to then Internet sensation Silento’s Whip/Nae Nae:
Drake leads this year’s list of nominees with a total of nine nods including Video of the Year for Hotline Bling and Coca-Cola Viewers’ Choice Award for Hotline Bling as well.
Tying at #2 this year are Beyoncé and Rihanna who have both received a total of five nominations, which see’s them going head to head for Best Female R&B/Pop Artist and for Video of the Year (Beyoncé Formation and Rihanna Work Featuring Drake).
In third place are Chris Brown, Future & newcomer Bryson Tiller, with a total of four nominations each.
The 2016 BET AWards will air live June 26 from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles for a fourth year. Presenters and special honorees will be announced within the next few days.