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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 10: Eve attends the Universal Music Group's 2019 After Party To Celebrate The GRAMMYs at ROW DTLA on February 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Rodin Eckenroth/Getty Images)

Rapper Eve has been confirmed as the host of the 13th annual Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards by the publication.

The award-winning actress and co-host of The Talk will host the annual soiree at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills, California.

It will be Eve’s first-time hosting the awards; the event takes place during Oscars week.

The Black Women in Hollywood Awards will celebrate a list of 2020 honorees that includes: Emmy Award-winning actress, Niecy Nash; two-time Grammy Award-winning director Melina Matsoukas; actress Lashana Lynch; and the trailblazing cast and co-executive producer/director/ of Pose (Janet Mock, Mj Rodriguez, Indya Moore, Dominique Jackson, Angelica Ross, and Hailie Sahar).

Indya Moore, Angelica Ross, and Janet Mock,

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – JUNE 05: Indya Moore, Angelica Ross and Janet Mock attends the FX Network’s “Pose” Season 2 Premiere – After Party on June 05, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)

Glennisha Morgan is a Detroit-bred multimedia journalist and writer. She writes about intersectionality, hip-hop, pop culture, queer issues, race, feminism, and her truth. Follow her on Twitter @GlennishaMorgan.

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