James Van Der Beek has signed a contract to host the fourth annual LOGO ‘NewNowNext Awards” show, an awards ceremony that celebrates the accomplishments of gays and lesbians in the entertainment industry.
The former Dawson’s Creek star will MC the show while various presenters have also been announced, including; Backstreet Boy A.J. McLean, Sara Rue, Niecy Nash, Natalia Kills and Lisa Lampanelli.
As part of his duties Van Der Beek will present Lady Gaga with the NewNowNext prize for her own pop music and the outreach she has made to the gay community.
The show will take place next month at The Avalon in Hollywood.