New York, NY (June 16, 2022) – Today, BET announces the first round of performers taking the stage at the “BET AWARDS” 2022. The star-studded lineup includes Babyface, Chance The Rapper, Chlöe, Doechii, Ella Mai, Fireboy DML, GIVĒON, Jack Harlow, Joey Bada$$, Maverick City Music x Kirk Franklin, Latto, Lizzo, Muni Long, Roddy Ricch and more to be announced.
Additionally, up-and-coming artists, GoGo Morrow and OGI will be gracing the BET Amplified Stage, BET Music’s stamp of approval on the next big thing in music.
Hosted by Academy Award®-nominated and Golden Globe®-winning actor, writer, director, producer, and philanthropist Taraji P. Henson, the “BET AWARDS” 2022 will air LIVE, Sunday, June 26 on BET at 8 pm ET/ PT from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
As previously announced, music mogul and global superstar Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs is this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. The award honors those who have not only shaped culture but those who have been leaders in elevating the industry in an impactful way.
Culture’s biggest night, the “BET AWARDS,” continues its reign in its twenty-second year as the ultimate platform to showcase the best, brightest, and most beautiful aspects of the Black experience – celebrating Black music’s present and future, and elevating the culture and being a driving force for social change.
Connie Orlando, BET’s Executive Vice President, Specials, Music Programming, Music Strategy, and News will oversee the annual show, along with Jamal Noisette, VP, Specials, Music Programming & Music Strategy, who will serve as Co-Executive Producer for BET. Jesse Collins Entertainment is the production company for the show with Jesse Collins, Dionne Harmon, and Jeannae Rouzan-Clay serving as Executive Producers.
For the latest “BET Awards” 2022 news and updates, including details on audience selection and eligibility, please visit BET.com/bet-awards.