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Jamie Foxx on deck for 2018 BET Awards’ Host.

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Jamie Foxx is confirmed to host the 2018 BET Awards. This will be Foxx’s second time emceeing the awards show, which will be held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on June 24. This year’s list of nominees is dominated by DJ Khaled, who leads the pack with six nods, including album of the year and best collaboration for “Wild Thoughts.” Other nominees include Beyoncé, Rihanna, SZA and Migos. The 18th annual BET Awards will air live at 8 p.m.

The first time Foxx hosted was in 2009, days after Michael Jackson unexpectedly passed away. The show doubled as an all-star tribute to the late King of Pop. Last year’s show was hosted by Saturday Night Live‘s Leslie Jones and was filled with memorable moments from Bruno Mars, Mary J. Blige, Migos and New Edition, who were bestowed the lifetime achievement award.


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