He's hosted the Oscars and twice hosted the MTV Video Music Awards. Now
Rock will host the BET Awards on June 29. The ceremony will be broadcast live from the
"I watch the BET Awards every year," the actor-comedian said in a statement. "It's one of my favorite awards shows, combining people from movies, sports, TV and music. Where else can you get Rick Ross and Michelle Obama in the same room? The BET Awards is like a party where nothing is off limits. My peers have done the show, now it's my turn."