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Diddy Will Host Billboard Music Awards

Music mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs will host and executive produce the 2022 Billboard Music Awards. The hosting duties of The Bad Boy boss come exactly 25 years following the day Combs received his first BBMA. The year was 1997 for his multi-platinum “No Way Out” album.

“This will be unlike any awards show. I’m bringing the love and setting the frequency at an all-time high,” Combs, who has won two BBMA awards. Combs with a note regarding his involvement in the event’s production. The release promises it will feature an overhaul of the show filled with unexpected events. “The Billboard Music Awards truly reflect the artists and what music is now. So I’m looking forward to bringing you the most spectacular live shows and surprise performances. All the world needs to watch too.”

Where to watch BBMA Awards

The multi-hyphenate actor, fashion designer, investor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist will be in charge of the May 15 celebration broadcast live across the country in the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas at 8 p.m. ET on NBC and will stream live on Peacock. Peacock service.

As previously revealed that in 2022, the BBMAs will be a tribute to Mary J. Blige with the Icon Award, with Blige scheduled to perform on the show together with Burna Boy, Latto, Megan Thee Stallion, Rauw Alejandro, and Rauw Alejandro, the Red Hot Chili Peppers and other artists to be announced soon.

Notable Artists Up for Awards

The Weeknd has been named the top candidate for 2022’s BBMAS With nominations in 17 categories, including top male artist, and the top Hot 100 artist. In addition, the Weeknd’s collaborative work, along with Ariana Grande’s “Save Your Tears (Remix),” has been nominated for six awards.

Doja Cat was the top female finalist, with 14 nominations which include the top female artist, and the top Hot 100 artist. In addition, the album “Planet Her” is a finalist for two awards. Meanwhile, her Grammy-winning hit song “Kiss Me More” with SZA is up for the top Hot 100 song. In addition, the song is up for top collaboration and in the new category of top viral songs.

Justin Bieber, Kanye West, and Olivia Rodrigo each have 13 nods. Bieber is the third most famous musician of all time in BBMA history, having won 21 times in the past. He is only behind Drake (29 awards) and Taylor Swift (25 awards). However, the three artists are finalists in various genres this year, meaning the rankings could change.

The 2022 BBMAs are produced in partnership with MRC Live & Alternative (a division of MRC, the owner of The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard, through an agreement with Penske Media titled P-MRC). The show is produced by MRC Live & Alternative, with Diddy and Robert Deaton serving as executive producers. Diddy will host the 2022 BBMAs on May 15th.

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