A$AP Rocky Will Host The 2016 MTV Woodies

The rapper will head up the MTV Woodies/10 for 16 show live on March 16.

The MTV Woodies are back, but not like you remember them.

In their 12th year, the Woodies will be more focused than ever on showcasing rising talent. Instead of a traditional awards ceremony, the hourlong broadcast of MTV Woodies/10 for 16 will look more like a festival highlighting 10 new artists primed to have an amazing year in 2016.

As for your host? The live, one-hour broadcast will be emceed by none other than A$AP Rocky.

Rocky's a Woodie winner himself, having picked up the Best Collaboration Woodie in 2014 with Skrillex. He put out his second studio album, At. Long. Last. A$AP, in May 2015.

The show will air on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT on MTV, live from the South By Southwest Music Festival (SXSW) in Austin, Texas. Stay tuned for more news on who’ll be performing.

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