The first wave of performers heading to this year’s BET Awards has been announced, and among the star-studded list are Latto, Roddy Ricch, Lizzo, Chance the Rapper and Babyface.
Billboard reports this year’s ceremony will take place on June 26 in Los Angeles’ Microsoft Theater. Also heading to the BET Awards are Jack Harlow, Fireboy DML, Maverick City Music, Ella Mai, Joey Bada$$, Chlöe, Doechii, Givēon, Muni Long and Kirk Franklin.
Roddy is pulling a hat trick this year, marking his third time in a row performing at the ceremony, and Franklin is taking the stage for a second consecutive time. It’s expected he’ll team with Maverick City Music for his performance.
Chlöe is currently the only announced performer who is up for three or more awards. A second round of performers is expected to be announced in the coming days.
The BET Awards 2022 air at 8 p.m. ET on the BET channel. Doja Cat leads the pack of musical nominees with six nods, while Drake and Ari Lennox are tied in second with four nominations. Taraji P. Henson will return as host for a second year, and Sean “Diddy” Combs will collect the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award.
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