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Conan O'Brien has been tapped to host the MTV Movie Awards, the host announced on his show Tuesday night.

"After eight years of intense negotiations, I am honored to announce I am hosting MTV's second most prestigious awards show," O'Brien said.

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O'Brien follows Pitch Perfect star Rebel Wilson, who hosted last year's ceremony.

The event will air Sunday, April 13 at 9/8c on MTV. In addition to handing out awards in categories such as Best Kiss and Best Villain, the MTV Movie Awards will also feature exclusive previews of some of the summer's most anticipated films.

Nominations will be announced Thursday.

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