Seth Meyers to Host 2018 Golden Globes

Get a quick recap of all the winners at the 2017 Golden Globe Awards (Published Monday, Jan. 9, 2017)

It's official: Seth Meyers is your host for the 2018 Golden Globes.

The news comes days after trade outlets reported that the NBC's Late Night host was close to a deal to host the annual award ceremony, now in its 75th year.

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"The Hollywood Foreign Press Association is excited to have Seth Meyers host the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards," HFPA President Meher Tatna said in a statement. "With his natural comedic wit and innate ability to charm audiences, Seth will help us carry on the celebratory tradition of recognizing the best in television and film at the Party of the Year."

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"La La Land" wins big, while Meryl Streep takes on President-elect Donald Trump during Sunday's Golden Globes Awards. (Published Monday, Jan. 9, 2017)

Meyers follows in the footsteps of past Golden Globe Award hosts such as fellow SNL alumni Amy Poehler and Tina Fey and British funnyman and The Office co-creator Ricky Gervais.

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Meryl Streep offered a stirring rebuke to president-elect Donald Trump at the Golden Globes Sunday night, calling his imitating a disabled reporter the one performance this year that stunned her. (Published Monday, Jan. 9, 2017)

Meyers has hosted award shows before--the 2010 ESPYs and the 2014 Emmys.

The 75th annual Golden Globe Awards presentation will air live on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018 on NBC at 5 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. ET. Nominations will be announced on Monday, Dec. 11.

Actors Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe star in the Golden Globe-nominated film "Hidden Figures," alongside Jim Parsons, Kevin Costner and producer Pharrell Williams. They discuss female black empowerment from the point of view of Katherine Johnson - a black physicist and mathematician whose work contributed to the first manned space orbit around Earth. The film hits theaters Christmas day.

(Published Friday, Feb. 10, 2017)