COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — Music mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs will host and government generate the “2022 Billboard New music Awards” according to a joint announcement from NBC and leisure enterprise MRC.
A launch notes that this year’s show “marks exactly 25 years due to the fact Combs gained his first Billboard New music 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 just take position in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Back garden Arena.
“This will be unlike any awards show – I’m bringing the appreciate and setting the frequency at an all-time substantial,” mentioned Combs. “The Billboard Songs Awards certainly depict the artists and the place new music is right now, so I’m thrilled to curate the most important stay performances and surprises. The world has to tune in to see.”
The network also hinted at what viewers can assume, such as “spectacular performances, unpredicted collaborations, and can not-pass up pop culture moments that retain followers chatting all yr.”
Earlier NBC announced 5 of the performers who will be getting the stage at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas to entertain viewers: Burna Boy, Latto, Megan Thee Stallion, Rauw Alejandro, and Red Scorching Chili Peppers.
Also performing on the show will be singer, songwriter, and rapper Mary J. Blige, who is getting honored as this year’s Billboard Icon Award recipient. Blige’s overall performance is remarkably anticipated right after her exhibit-stopping appearance in the “Super Bowl Halftime Demonstrate.”
There is continue to a lot more information to arrive about the BBMA’s show, like added performers and presenters.
Past calendar year the system was hosted by singer Nick Jonas, who took in excess of from fellow “The Voice” coach Kelly Clarkson who hosted the former a few many years.
Outside his position with the awards present, Combs is presently doing the job 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:
Prime New Artist
The Child LAROI
Prime Male Artist
Li Nas X
Prime Feminine Artist
Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars, Anderson, Paak)
Leading Billboard 200 Artist
Top Scorching 100 Artist
Prime Streaming Tunes Artist
Lil Nas X