Diddy To Host, Executive Produce 2022 Billboard Music Awards
Sean “Diddy” Combs will be hosting and executive producing the 2022 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 15.
“This will be unlike any awards show – I’m bringing the love and setting the frequency at an all-time high,” Combs said in a statement per Vibe. “The Billboard Music Awards truly represent the artists and where music is today, so I’m excited to curate the biggest live performances and surprises. The world has to tune in to see.”
The music mogul also took to Instagram to express his excitement about the big news, “Everybody get ready to meet me in Vegas Sun. May 15th!! Ain’t no party like a Diddy party!! Let’s get ready to #ACTBAD!!!” he captioned the video.
This hosting and producing gig for the Bad Boy mogul marks the 25th anniversary of his first Billboard Music Award win in 1997 when he won Top Rap Song for “I’ll Be Missing You,”on his multi-platinum album No Way Out as well as the honor for Top Rap Artist.
Additionally, Megan Thee Stallion, Burna Boy, Latto, and more will perform at the 2022 BBMAs. Mary J. Blige has also been named the recipient of the Icon Award at this year’s event.
The 2022 Billboard Music Awards will take place in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 15 at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on NBC and will stream live on Peacock.