Chris Rock Set to Host 2014 BET Awards

Posted Thursday May 15, 2014 9:05 AM GMT

Using his comedic skills, Chris Rock is set to host the 2014 BET Awards, announced Wednesday (May 14).

This will be the first time the “Everybody Hates Chris” star has hosted the award show. Stephen Hill president of Music Programming and Specials at BET stated, “Mr. Rock is a comedic genius with a rapier wit who is a keen observer of pop culture.”

In related news, Drake, Jay Z and Beyonce are all nominees with 5 mentions, while Pharrell and August Alsina have four nominees.

The show will be broadcast live on Sunday, June 29 at 8 p.m. on BET.

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