LL Cool J To Host Grammys For Fifth Consecutive Year


It looks like LL Cool J will be bringing his gentlemanly charm and flat cap back to the Grammys, as the rapper is set to host the awards show for the fifth time, Deadline reports.

“We are delighted to welcome back the very talented LL Cool J as our host for the 58th Grammys,” said Recording Academy President/CEO Neil Portnow of the rapper and Lip Sync Battle host in a statement. “His unique expertise, both as a Grammy-winning recording artist and accomplished actor, allows him to connect with both his musical peers and the fans at home, and his dynamic personality and charismatic energy set the perfect tone for our show.”

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The awards show, which will be held in Los Angeles’ Staples Center on Feb. 15, is already gearing up to be quite the night, and LL is more than thrilled about his quintuple- stint as host.

“I’m honored once again to host Music’s Biggest Night as we celebrate the talented music creators of today. It’s going to be an incredible night and I’m excited to share this experience with the world,” he said.