Sebastian Maniscalco is set to host the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards.
The 45-year-old comedian will be at the helm of the annual event – which will broadcast live from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey in August – and the star revealed he is looking forward to his new role because he will be giving an “unfiltered look” of the VMA’s.
Announcing the news on ‘The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon’, he said: “I am hosting the VMA’s 2019, it’s a big deal. It’s huge! But again my family’s negative but my dad calls and goes ‘You know nothing about music’.
“I didn’t really grow up with pop culture music but I think this is going to be fun because