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BET Awards 2022: “Culture’s Biggest Night”

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Sean ‘' Combs Will Be Honored With A Lifetime Achievement Award

The world's biggest night in culture the “BET Awards” 2022 is right around the corner!

The annual event presented by Black Entertainment Television, which celebrates the best and brightest in Black culture, will take place on Sunday, June 26 at 8 pm ET/ PT.

Hosted by actress Taraji P. Henson, this year's ceremony will feature performances by Joey Bada$$, Roddy Ricch, , Chance the Rapper, Chlöe, Baby Face, Jack Harlow, Latto, and more.

And that's just the tip of the iceberg! Sean “Diddy” Combs is set to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award for his work and dedication to the music industry over the last three decades.

The rapper-turned-business mogul has made his mark in music and entertainment as an entrepreneur who has built a billion-dollar empire that includes brands such as Ciroc vodka and DeLeon tequila.

BET CEO Scott Mills commented on the choice to honor Diddy with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Scott Mills comment:

“Diddy has always been a pioneering force in our community, breaking barriers, achieving unprecedented heights, blazing new trails, and, in so doing, raising the bar for all of us. His virtuosity is matched only by his range, from music to media, culture, business, and philanthropy, Diddy has exemplified Black Excellence. We are delighted to have this opportunity to use our biggest stage to recognize the extraordinary accomplishments of our friend Diddy.”

Artists Scheduled To Perform at the 2022 BET Awards

Jack Harlow


Ella Mai
Fireboy DML
Joey Bada$$
Kirk Franklin
Maverick City Music
Muni Long
Roddy Ricch

Who Are The Nominees For The 2022 BET Awards?


Best Female R&B / Pop Artist

Ari Lenox
Chlöe Bailey
Doja Cat
Jazmine Sullivan *WINNER
Mary J. Blige
Summer Walker

Best Male R&B/ Pop Artist


Lucky Daye
The Weeknd *WINNER
Yung Bleu

Best Group

Silk Sonic *WINNER
Chlöe X Halle
City Girls
Lil Baby & Lil Durk

Young Dolph & Key Glock

Best collaborations

Wizkid feat. Justin Bieber & Tems *WINNER

DJ Khaled feat. Lil Baby & Lil Durk
“Every Chance I Get”

Baby Keem & Kendrick Lamar
“Family Ties”

Doja Cat feat SZA
“Kiss Me More”

Drake feat. & Young Thug
“Way 2 Sexy”

BIA Feat Nicki Minaj
“Whole Lotta Money (Remix)”

Best Female Hip-Hop Artist

Doja Cat
Megan Thee Stallion *WINNER
Nicki Minaj

Best Male Hip-Hop Artist

Jack Harlow
Kanye West
Kendrick Lamar *WINNER
Lil Baby

Video Of The Year

Baby Keem Feat. Kendrick Lamar
“Family Ties”

Chlöe Bailey
“Have Mercy”

Doja Cat feat SZA
“Kiss Me More”

Ari Lennox

Silk Sonic *WINNER
“Smokin Out The Window”

Drake Feat. Future & Young Thug
“Way 2 Sexy”

Video Director Of The Year

Anderson .Paak a.k.a. Director .Paak *WINNER
Benny Boom
Beyoncé & Dikayl Rimmasch
Director X
Hype Williams
Missy Elliott

Best New Artist

Baby Keem
Benny The Butcher
Muni Long
Yung Bleu

Album Of The Year

Silk Sonic *WINNER
“An Evening With Silk Sonic”

“Back Of My Mind”

Tyler, The Creator
“Call Me If You Get Lost”

“Certified Lover Boy”

Kanye West

Jazmine Sullivan
“Heaux Tales, Mo'Tales: The Deluxe”

Doja Cat
“Planet Her”

Dr. Bobby Jones Best Gospel/Inspirational Award

Marvin Sapp
“All In Your Hands”

Kanye West
“Come To Life”

Kelly Price

Fred Hammond

H.E.R. & Tauren Wells
“Hold Us Together (Hope Mix)”

“Elevation Worship & Maverick City Music”

Kirk Franklin X Lil Baby *WINNER
“We Win”

Best Movie

King Richard *WINNER
Space Jam: A New Legacy
Summer Of Soul
The Harder They Fall

Best Actor

Adrian Holmes
Bel Air

Anthony Anderson

Damson Idris

Denzel Washington
The Tragedy Of Macbeth

Forest Whitaker
Respect | Godfather Of Harlem

Jabari Banks
Bel Air

Sterling K. Brown
This Is Us

Will Smith
King Richard *WINNER

Best Actress

Aunjanue Ellis
King Richard

Coco Jones
Bel Air

Issa Rae

Jennifer Hudson

Mary J.Blige
Power Book II: Ghost

Queen Latifah
The Equalizer

Quinta Brunson
Abbott Elementary

Regina King
The Harder They Fall

Zendaya *WINNER
Euphoria | Spider-Man: No Way Home

Youngstar's Award

Akira Akbar
Demi Singleton
Marsai Martin *WINNER
Miles Brown
Saniyya Sidney
Storm Reid

Sportswoman of the Year

Brittney Griner
Candace Parker
Naomi Osaka *WINNER
Serena Williams
Sha'Carri Richardson
Simone Biles

Sportsman Of The Year

Aaron Donald
Bubba Wallace
Giannis Antetokounmpo
Ja Morant

Stephen Curry *WINNER

BET Her Award

Alicia Keys
“Best Of Me” (Originals)

Mary J.Blige *WINNER
“Good Morning Gorgeous”

Chlöe Bailey
“Have Mercy”

Ari Lennox

Jazmine Sullivan

Summer Walker & Ari Lennox

Doja Cat

Best International Act

United Kingdom


Fally Ipupa
Democratic Republic Of Congo

Fireboy DML

Little Simz
United Kingdom


Major League DJZ
South Africa



We can't wait for the BET Awards 2022! It's going to be such a great night for everyone involved!

Tune in on Sunday at 8 pm ET/ PT on BET or live streaming services like FuboTV, Hulu with Live TV, Sling TV, and YouTube TV.

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