Lights, camera, music! The 2022 Billboard Music Awards is sure to make a splash in Las Vegas when it takes place on Sunday, May 15th.
“This will be unlike any awards show – I’m bringing the love and setting the frequency at an all-time high,” host DiddyLast month, the statement was made. “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 “I’ll Be Missing You” singer, 52, will run the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, 25 years after he won his first BBMA in 1997 for his There’s no other way record.
This year’s star-studded ceremony could see a new leader when it comes to the most-decorated artist in BBMA history.
Justin Bieber currently sits in third place with 21 wins, but he is nominated in 13 categories this year — so he could give Drake(with 29 victories) Taylor Swift(with 25 trophies), a run for their cash.
While the “Baby” crooner, 28, has a lot of nominations for the 2022 awards show, he was surpassed by The WeekndWith 17 category nods and by, he is the leader of the pack. Doja Cat14 nominations were given to,
All eyes will be on the Top Artist category — which includes The Weeknd, 32, Doja Cat, 26, Drake, 35, Swift, 32, and Olivia Rodrigo — when the night begins.
Between their favorite artists’ acceptance speeches, fans will be treated to a massive concert with some of the biggest musicians in the world taking the stage.
Mary J. Blige, for example, is one of the must-see artists of the night — but her performance isn’t the only thing she will be focused on come Sunday. The 2022 Icon Award recipient is the 51-year-old rapper.
“My career has been such an incredible and unexpected journey that has included many turns into avenues I never could have imagined like acting, producing, launching businesses and now even my own music festival,” Blige said in a statement last month, per E! News. “Through it all, I always one way or another gravitated back to my first love, music.”
She added: “To be recognized in this way at this moment, with the Icon Award at the Billboard Music Awards, is an incredible honor and one that I am truly humbled by.”
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