Foxx to Host BET Awards

jamie foxx is hosting the 2009 bet awards

Oscar winner and chart-topping artist Jamie Foxx has been tapped to host the 2009 BET Awards!

The show will feature phenomenal performances by Beyoncé, Kanye West, Maxwell, Ne-Yo, Mary Mary, Fabolous, Young Jeezy and Soulja Boy. The "Sasha Fierce" singer and hip-hop star T.I. nabbed the most nominations this year with five nods, followed closely by Lil' Wayne, T-Pain and Keri Hilson, who each earned four nominations.

BET will also celebrate the musical success of soul singers the O'Jays, and honor Alicia Keys and Wyclef Jean with Humanitarian Awards.

The BET Awards will be held Sunday, June 28 at 8 PM PDT.