The BET Hip Hop Awards are returning, and this years show will be hosted, again, by Grammy® Award-nominated recording artist, actor, author, entrepreneur, and media personality Fat Joe. This year’s award show will be taped from Cobb Energy Center in Atlanta, GA, on Tuesday, October 3, the broadcast premiere will air on Tuesday, October 10, at 9 PM ET/PT on BET.
What better way to celebrate Hip Hop’s 50th Anniversary than to have it one of hip hop’s own pioneers hosting amongst some of the leading contenders in music today? “Hip hop is my life, and I’m extremely proud to return as host of ‘BET Hip Hop Awards’ 2023,” Fat Joe says according to the press release. “We’re going to make this year’s award show even bigger while also celebrating our hip-hop stars and pioneers in a spectacular way. It’s going to be a legendary night of music and entertainment and you’re not going to want to miss it.”
The official “BET Hip Hop Awards” 2023 nominations, selected by a voting academy of esteemed music industry insiders, performers, and presenters, were announced with 21 Savage and Cardi B leading this year’s nominations with an outstanding 12 nods each. To see the complete list of “BET Hip Hop Awards” 2023 official nominees, go HERE.
Mark your calendars for the broadcast premiere that will air on Tuesday, October 10, at 9 PM ET/PT on BET.