COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Songs mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs will host and govt generate the “2022 Billboard Audio Awards” in accordance to a joint announcement from NBC and amusement firm MRC.
A launch notes that this year’s present “marks exactly 25 a long time due to the fact Combs won his initially Billboard Audio Award in 1997 for his multi-platinum album No Way Out.”
The veteran entertainer is promising “several surprises” for the are living broadcast which will acquire put in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Back garden Arena.
“This will be as opposed to any awards present – I’m bringing the adore and location the frequency at an all-time significant,” mentioned Combs. “The Billboard Audio Awards definitely characterize the artists and exactly where songs is now, so I’m psyched to curate the largest reside performances and surprises. The globe has to tune in to see.”
The network also hinted at what viewers can hope, like “spectacular performances, surprising collaborations, and cannot-miss pop culture moments that maintain lovers conversing all year.”
Earlier NBC declared 5 of the performers who will be having the stage at the MGM Grand Back garden Arena in Las Vegas to entertain viewers: Burna Boy, Latto, Megan Thee Stallion, Rauw Alejandro, and Red Sizzling Chili Peppers.
Also carrying out on the demonstrate will be singer, songwriter, and rapper Mary J. Blige, who is being honored as this year’s Billboard Icon Award receiver. Blige’s functionality is highly anticipated soon after her show-stopping look in the “Super Bowl Halftime Exhibit.”
There is nevertheless additional information to appear about the BBMA’s demonstrate, together with extra performers and presenters.
Past calendar year the method was hosted by singer Nick Jonas, who took about from fellow “The Voice” coach Kelly Clarkson who hosted the earlier three years.
Outside the house his part with the awards exhibit, Combs is currently operating on his seventh studio album.
Watch the “2022 Billboard New music Awards” Sunday, May perhaps 15, at 8 p.m. on NBC4.
THE “2022 BILLBOARD Audio AWARDS” FINALISTS:
Major New Artist
The Child LAROI
Major Male Artist
Li Nas X
Prime Female Artist
Think about Dragon4
Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars, Anderson, Paak)
Best Billboard 200 Artist
Top Warm 100 Artist
Best Streaming Songs Artist
Lil Nas X