— Drizzy (@Drake) April 9, 2014
Grammy Award-winning, platinum-selling recording artist and multi-faceted performer Drake announced today via Twitter that he will host The 2014 ESPYS on Wednesday, July 16, at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles.
As this ESPN Images gallery of hosts from previous ESPYS attests, Drake joins esteemed company.
Below, Front Row gathers some of the social chatter from today’s announcement as excitement builds for the 2014 show, where Drake will be joined by top athletes and entertainers to celebrate the year’s best moments in sports.
— Diddy (@iamdiddy) April 10, 2014
And Drew Scott host of Property Brothers on HGTV
— Drew Scott (@MrDrewScott) April 10, 2014
— Stuart Scott (@StuartScott) April 9, 2014
When Drake hosts the ESPYS, I want 2 things: For him to do his Katt Williams & I want him to wear ALL the jerseys.
— Robert Flores (@RoFloESPN) April 9, 2014
Drake is going to be the first host of the ESPYs to cry more than the winners.
— Funny Or Die (@funnyordie) April 9, 2014
— Lindsey Caldwell (@lindseyjoy09) April 9, 2014
— Sarah Spain (@SarahSpain) April 9, 2014
— NBA Canada (@nbacanada) April 9, 2014
I hear Drake is hosting the Espys this year. If so, great choice!
— Marcellus Wiley (@marcelluswiley) April 9, 2014
— (@_caitlinNIKA) April 9, 2014
— McCall Hall (@SooooMcCallHall) April 9, 2014
— E G (@engee00) April 9, 2014
— Jemele Hill (@jemelehill) April 9, 2014