Power106-logo (1)Meruelo Media has hired Nick Cannon to do mornings on KPWR (Power 106)/Los Angeles. Cannon Mornings — Power 106 #1 for Hip Hop, launches Monday, June 17 and will air weekdays from 5-10am PT.

“Nick is the quintessential entertainer and content creator who will take our media game to the next level™,” said Otto Padron, President & COO of Meruelo Media. “His tremendous success across television, film and music is testimony of his unique talent, work ethic and impeccable reputation.” He added, “Nick is the absolute right talent to start our mornings on Power 106 — this is an incredible match and we’re fortunate to have him in our family!” Power 106 PD E-Man remarked, “Nick Cannon is that fresh sound we were looking for on Power 106. Nick is an incredible entertainer who embodies Hip Hop, pop culture, comedy and community all in one! We are very excited to have him on our team.”

Cannon is currently the host and Executive Producer of Fox’s No. 1 hit TV show, The Masked Singer as well as the creator, host, and Executive Producer of MTV’s Wild ‘N Out, which will begin production on its 15th season later this year. Cannon also heads Ncredible Entertainment and has helped discover and develop artists like H.E.R., Kehlani, Soulja Boy and Justin Bieber.

Cannon said, “Power 106 is one of the most substantial fixtures in our Hip Hop culture that has proven time and time again that they are No. 1 and not going anywhere! Los Angeles is used to star players joining star franchises! I’m just honored for the opportunity to make our community and culture proud. All I can say is it’s Ncredible!”