Snoop Dogg is best known as one of the world’s most famous rappers, but the 16-time Grammy nominee might get recognized for his TV hosting chops before his musical skills. Also Read: Jamie Foxx Reminds Snoop Dogg About His Pre-Fame Message on 'Beat Shazam' (Exclusive Video)
On Thursday, the hip-hop star (along with Martha Stewart) was Emmy nominated for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program for “Martha and Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party” on
VH1. The show features celebrity guests and the two hosts — the “Queen of Cuisine” and the “King of Kush” — putting personal spins on meals.
Also Read: Snoop Dogg, Martha Stewart to Host Celebrity Dinner Parties on VH1
Snoop Dogg was last nominated for a Grammy in 2015 for his work on Kendrick Lamar’s “To Pimp A Butterfly” and in 2013 for his album “Reincarnated.” In total, he’s been nominated 16 times, but has yet to win.
The rapper and Stewart are up against
Alec Baldwin for “Matchgame,” RuPaul Charles for “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” Gordon Ramsay for “MasterChef Junior,” Heidi Klum and Tom Gunn for “Project Runway,” and W. Kamau Bell for “United States of America with W. Kamau Bell.”
The 69th Emmy Awards, hosted by Stephen Colbert, are September 17, 2017, on CBS at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.
Emmy Nominations 2017: Snubs and Surprises, From 'Transparent' to 'The Americans' (Photos)
The 2017 Emmy nominations were announced Thursday morning, and as always, there were snubs and surprises aplenty.
Snub: "Transparent" Jill Soloway's Amazon series earned a total of seven nominations this year, but was shut out of the Outstanding Comedy Series category for the first time in its three-season run.
Surprise: "Stranger Things"There was no shortage of hype for the Duffer Brothers' '80s nostalgia piece when it premiered last summer, and the Netflix drama became one of five freshman series to crack the Outstanding...
Snub: "The Americans"FX's critically acclaimed "The Americans" finally cracked the Emmy nominations for the first time last year, and it earned two nominations for stars Matthew Rhys and Keri Russell this time around, bu...
Surprise: Pamela Adlon, "Bettter Things"Pamela Adlon, the star and creator of FX's "Better Things" came out of nowhere to make the list of nominees for Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, besting "Insecure's" Issa Rae, "Gir...
Snub: Oprah Winfrey, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks"The Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie was arguably this year's most competitive category, meaning someone was bound to be snubbed. With a wealth of dese...
Surprise: Vanessa Bayer, Leslie Jones, "Saturday Night Live"Bayer and Jones join last year's winner Kate McKinnon as nominees for Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, making a full half of the nominees in the category...
Snub: Rami Malek, "Mr. Robot"Last year's Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Rami Malek went un-nominated this year, meaning both of last year's winners in the drama lead categories are absent this time around, giv...
Surprise: Zach Galifianakis, "Baskets"Following Louie Anderson's win for Supporting Actor in a Comedy, FX's "Baskets" earned two nods for its second season. Both Anderson and lead Zach Galifianakis were recognized in the...
Snub: Claire Danes, "Homeland""Homeland" and its lead Claire Danes were both missing from Drama Series and Lead Actress categories this year after years of consecutive nominations and previous wins.
Snub: "The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon"In a year where late-night was boosted by Trump-mania, NBC's inoffensive "The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon" both struggled in the ratings and failed to earn a Variety Talk Ser...
Surprise: "RuPaul's Drag Race"Coming off a move to VH1 and its highest-rated season yet, "RuPaul's Drag Race" earned a total of seven nominations at this year's Emmys, in addition to one for its streaming-only aftershow...
Snub: Tom Bergeron, "Dancing With the Stars"Tom Bergeron's absence from the reality host category marks the first time in its 10-year history that the category will go without the "Dancing With the Stars" host. The ABC ...
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