Xzibit Tapped To Host 2004 MTV Europe Music Awards

Xzibit has been

tapped to host The 2004 MTV Europe Music Awards in Rome next month.

X, who hosts MTV’s

top rated show “Pimp My Ride,” will host the ceremonies in front

of a massive audience of over 1 billion people.

Past hosts include

Christina Aguilera, Robbie Williams and Sean “P. Diddy” Combs.

The Beastie Boys,

Nelly, Eminem and others will perform, while The Black Eyed Peas, Naomi Campbell,

Eamon and others will hand out awards.

The awards will

be broadcast live on MTV’s European channels on Thursday, November 18th.

“Pimp my

Ride” has garnered widespread acclaim. The show is being considered for

a People’s Choice Award, for Favorite Reality Show. He will go head-to-head

with another Hip-Hop artist, as "The Surreal Life" featuring Flava

Flav is also nominated in the same category.

Keeping a busy

schedule, Xzibit fans can catch him showcasing his acting abilities on UPN’s

show “All of Us” in an episode scheduled to air November 9th.

On the recording

side, Xzibit's anticipated album Weapons Of Mass Destruction has been

shuffled from November 9th to December 14th.