American musician, actor and comedian, Jamie Foxx has been confirmed as the host of the 2018 BET Awards.

The awards ceremony holds on June 24 at the Microsoft Arena, Los Angeles.

The comic actor returns to the BET Awards stage as host after nearly a decade.

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The 50-year-old singer-and-actor's appointment as presenter comes a week after the nominations were announced for this year's ceremony.

Nigeria’s Davido, Tiwa Savage and Cassper Nyonvest were among the African based artistes nominated for ‘Best International Act’

DJ Khaled leads the nominations this year with 6 nods while Kendrick Lamar follows closely behind with four.

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