5 Reasons We Can’t Wait For Drake To Host 2014 ESPY Awards This Week (PHOTOS)

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Drake ESPYs

By Shari Weiss


Drake ESPYs

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Drake will host the 2014 ESPY Awards on Wednesday, and Gossip Cop can’t wait.

The ESPYs — which stand for Excellence in Sports Performance Yearly Award — are now in their 22nd year, with nominees ranging from Peyton Manning and Floyd Mayweather to Serena Williams and Meryl Davis.

Previous hosts include Samuel L. Jackson (who has been at the helm a record four times), Jamie Foxx (two times), Seth Meyers (two times), Justin Timberlake, Matthew Perry, LeBron James, Jimmy Kimmel, and, most recently, Jon Hamm.

This will be the first time Drake leads the ceremony.

Here are five reasons why we’re pumped!


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