Jamie Foxx to Host the BET Awards. Yay! We haven’t seen Jamie Foxx host the BET awards since 2009 but on June 24th when the Show airs LIVE Jamie will take on the emcee duties. With Jamie Foxx hosting you know it will be funny and entertaining. DJ Khaled leads this year nominees with 6 nods, followed by Kendrick Lamar with 5. The BET award airs on June 2.