Sean “Diddy” Combs will host the 2022 Billboard Music Awards, NBC and MRC declared Friday. The BBMAs will be held at the MGM Grand Yard Arena in Las Vegas on May perhaps 15 and will be broadcast at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on NBC, in addition to streaming dwell on Peacock.
“This will be unlike any awards show – I’m bringing the appreciate and location the frequency at an all-time superior,” said Combs. “The Billboard New music Awards really represent the artists and in which new music is now, so I’m psyched to curate the biggest dwell performances and surprises. The earth has to tune in to see.”
This year’s exhibit marks 25 years due to the fact Combs, an accomplished producer, designer and philanthropist, gained his first BBMA in 1997, for his album “No Way Out.” Combs is presently performing on his seventh studio album, much more than 15 many years due to the fact his last solo album, “Press Play” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 Chart in 2006. He past appeared on the BBMA phase in 2017, having to pay tribute to the late Notorious B.I.G. on what would have been his 45th birthday.
A two-time BBMA winner, Combs is also serving as an govt producer on the clearly show, alongside Robert Deaton. MRC Live & Choice creates the display. This year’s exhibit will honor hip-hop legend Mary J. Blige and will aspect performances from Megan Thee Stallion, Burna Boy, Latto, Rauw Alejandro and the Crimson Hot Chili Peppers. Further performers and presenters will be declared in the coming months.
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AGC Studios will deliver Emmy winner Chuck Hayward’s “Brothers With No Recreation,” with Hayward (“WandaVision”) connected as writer and showrunner, AGC Tv president Lourdes Diaz introduced Friday. Centered on the British YouTube sequence of the very same name, the collection is about a team of 20-somethings whose social and intimate dilemmas power them into a “quarter-life crisis.” AGC Television is developing the collection, with Stuart Ford, Diaz, and EVP of Television and movie Glendon Palmer executive producing. U.K. sequence creators Leon Mayne and Paul Samuel are co-government making. Hayward is represented by APA and Mikhail Nayfield at Heroes and Villains Enjoyment, with Diaz, Lynch and SVP of authorized and company affairs Anant Tamirisa representing AGC Tv.
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