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Tracee Ellis Ross & Anthony Anderson To Host BET Awards For Second Year

By Teonny Spears / Published on Monday, 06 Jun 2016 22:00 PM / No Comments

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.

Tracee Ellis and Anthony

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Teonny Spears
26 year-old Teonny Spears, is from a small town in Louisiana called Ferriday, where he currently lives. A fan of Pop music, Teonny began writing at a small age because he simply didn't like getting dirty as a child, and preferred to stay inside.

His earlier writings consisted of short stories and poetry, and in 2005, he began blogging for fun on Myspace about his favorite artists. After building a love for entertainment news, he began working for, and launched his own weekly show in 2009 called EnterSHADEment Talk, a web-show that featured celebrity gossip, news, TV/movie talk and fashion. After 8 seasons and over 200 episodes, Teonny decided to end the show in 2012. He shortly left Defglam in the same year.

In 2012, Teonny became the Pop Culture Expert for Sinuous Magazine, an online publication dedicated to providing a multicultural exploration of art, entertainment, fashion and social issues through a mix of news and thought pieces. After a three-year run, Teonny left the publication to pursue new interests, and now resides at, as the Editor-in-Chief, where he specializes in Pop Music, though he also dabbles in Fashion, TV/Film, Rap & introducing readers to new and rising talent.

Teonny is also part of a collective called The Bloginati, a Multifaceted group with people who touch on several forms of media.
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