Since 1993, the ESPY Awards have introduced collectively the largest names in sports activities, from LeBron James to Mohammad Ali. Different stars have graced the purple carpet, too, together with Donald Trump and Halle Berry, who each attended the very first present in New York.
The ESPYS initially occurred in New York earlier than it moved to Las Vegas in 2000 and 2001. Memorable friends these years included MLB participant Mark McGwire, golfer Tiger Woods, USWNT stars Mia Hamm, Brandi Chastain and Julie Foudy. The occasion then moved to Los Angeles for the rest of its run — excluding the 2021 present, which occurred in New York as soon as once more.
Hosts by way of the years have included Samuel L. Jackson, LeBron James, Justin Timberlake, Drake, Seth Meyers and extra. Final 12 months, NBA star Stephen Curry took on internet hosting duties. This 12 months, nevertheless, the ESPY Awards will likely be hostless for the primary time in its three many years of operation.
On Wednesday in L.A., the star-studded ceremony will acknowledge athletic achievements, honor main athletes, and have musical performances from Lil Wayne and H.E.R. Nominees on the 2023 ESPY Awards embrace New York Yankee Aaron Choose, Kansas Metropolis Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, soccer star Lionel Messi, WNBA participant Candace Parker, amongst many others.
Click on by way of the gallery to see who attended the ESPYS by way of the years.
The 2023 ESPYS will broadcast stay from the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles on Wednesday, July 12 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on ABC.
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