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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


About 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 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 for 8 seasons and over 200 episodes before ending the show in 2012. He shortly left Defglam in the same year. In 2012, Teonny became the Pop Culture Expert for Sinuous Magazine.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 Celebrity Gossip, fashion, music & 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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