The 2015 BET Awards are almost here. With just over three weeks until showtime, the network is finally announcing who will be hosting in the show’s 15th year.
In a statement released by BET, “Blackish” stars Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross reveal that they have been chosen to do the honors. Anderson, 44, said the annual awards show was something he enjoys watching each year. He shared with fans that he and his on-screen wife were “going to have so much fun” hosting. In the same statement, Ross added that she was “thrilled” to be hosting what’s sure to be “an epic evening.” Not only will the ABC stars be the evening’s emcees, they’ve each been nominated for best actor and actress, respectively.
“I’m thrilled to be hosting the 15th annual BET Awards alongside by on-screen husband Anthony, and am so honored to also be a nominee!” Ross said. “The BET Awards always deliver an epic evening with the best of the best across movies, sports, TV and music.”
Check out the "Blackish" stars' announcement video below:
— #BETAwards (@BETAwards) June 4, 2015
Anderson and Ross will be in good company for the evening. Stars like Taraji P. Henson, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, Iggy Azalea, Azealia Banks and more will likely grace the stage during the show as they’ve each been nominated for awards. The 2015 BET Awards features 20 categories including sportsman and sportswoman of the year, best actor and actress, the youngstars award, best new artist and more.
The 2015 BET Awards will be broadcast live from the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles Sunday, June 28, at 8 p.m. EDT.