It’s almost time for (one of) the biggest nights in music and it’s going to be *amazing*. The Billboard Music Awards air Sunday, May 15 at 8 PM ET on CTV and Mary J. Blige, Megan Thee Stallion, Ed Sheeran, Travis Scott, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Miranda Lambert and more are set to perform. Check out everything you need to know about the night below and tune in on Sunday!
Who is hosting the 2022 Billboard Music Awards?
Sean “Diddy” Combs will host the 2022 Billboard Music Awards, exactly 25 years after winning the first Billboard Music Awards in 1997 (for his multi-platinum album). No way out). Apart from hosting, DD will also executive produce the evening. He apparently has “several surprises planned.”
Who is performing at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards?
The BBMAs have a superstar multi-generational lineup to celebrate all aspects of music.
Becky G, Ed Sheeran, Elle King and Miranda Lambert, Travis Scott, Barna Boy, Lato, Megan Thee Stallion, Rau Alejandro, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Florence + The Machine, Maxwell, Silk Sonic and Morgan Wallen (who did not perform) are racist. ready to perform on such a big stage) after being dropped from several platforms for using slang.
Travis Scott’s performance will be his first since his Astroworld festival performance that killed 10 people and injured more. Host and producer Diddy said he made a “demand” that Scott perform, adding, “There will be no cancellations. Love is about forgiveness… so it was important to me to have Travis Scott perform. It’s going to be a great night.”
Mary J. Blige will take the stage to showcase her decades of undeniable talent in honor of her Billboard Icon Awards.
Who are the nominees for the 2022 Billboard Music Awards?
The Weeknd leads this year’s awards as a finalist in 17 categories, and Doja Cat is the top female finalist in 14 categories, including Top Artist, Top Female Artist and Top Hot 100 Artist. First-time finalist Olivia Rodrigo is in 13 categories, and Drake (who holds the record for most Billboard Music Awards wins with 29) is in 11 categories.
Taylor Swift — the winningest female artist at 25 — is a finalist in 7 categories, giving her a chance to surpass Drake as the most decorated Billboard artist of all time.
You can see the full list of finalists here.
How do Billboard Music Awards nominations work?
This year’s awards are based on the chart period from April 10, 2021 to March 26, 2022. Billboard Music Awards finalists and winners are based on key fan interactions with music, including album and digital song sales, streaming, radio airplay and social, as tracked by Billboard and its data partners.
Who is getting the Icon Award at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards?
The annual Billboard Icon Awards honor a record-breaking artist and their impact on music. This year is unmatched Mary J. blitz Icon award recipient. As part of the recognition, the 10-time BBMA winner will take the stage for a breathtaking performance that will make for one of the most memorable moments of the evening.
Since the award’s inauguration in 2011, past recipients have included Neil Diamond, Stevie Wonder, Prince, Jennifer Lopez, Celine Dion, Cher, Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey, Garth Brooks and P!NK.
What time and where can I watch the 2022 Billboard Music Awards in Canada?
The 2022 Billboard Music Awards air live, Sunday, May 15 at 8 PM ET/PT on CTV. You can watch the BBMAs live on CTV, CTV.ca and the CTV app on Android and iOS.
How can I stream the 2022 Billboard Music Awards in Canada?
You can stream Canada’s 2022 Billboard Music Awards on desktop, mobile web at CTV.ca, and via the CTV app on Android and iOS on smartphones, tablets and connected TV devices.
How can I watch the 2022 Billboard Music Awards for free?
You can watch the 2022 Billboard Music Awards for free on the CTV website or app on Android and iOS.
How can I watch the 2022 Billboard Music Awards live?
Tune in to CTV’s live 2022 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 15 at 8 PM ET/PT.
How can I watch the 2022 Billboard Music Awards without cable?
Watch the 2022 Billboard Music Awards on CTV.ca and the CTV app for Android and iOS.
Do I need a login for CTV.ca?
To stream the 2022 Billboard Music Awards live on CTV.ca you must select a TV provider and sign in with a CTV account
Where are the 2022 Billboard Music Awards being held?
The 2022 Billboard Music Awards will air live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 15 at 8 PM ET/PT and will be available to viewers in Canada on CTV.