GoGo Morrow and OGI will perform on the BET Amplified Stage, which highlights up-and-coming artists.
Meanwhile, the roster of presents includes a litany of Black icons in modern pop-culture, such as Daniel Kaluuya, Idris Elba, Janelle Monáe, Keke Palmer, Ray J and Ne-Yo. Taraji P. Henson will host the show – which airs live on BET at 8pm ET tomorrow (June 26) – for the second year in a row.
The event be simulcast on eight additional stations in the US – BET Her, Comedy Central, Logo, MTV, MTV2, Pop, TV Land and VH1 – and internationally on BET Africa, BET France and BET Pluto (for the UK and Brazil). UK viewers will also be able to tune in on My5 and Sky On-Demand.
Doja Cat leads the nominations for the 2022 BET Awards, earning nods for six trophies. She’s tailed by Ari Lennox and Drake, who have four nominations each, while 11 artists – including performers Chlöe and Mary J. Blige – have three nominations each. The other nine to rack up a trio nods are Baby Keem, Silk Sonic, Future, Kanye West, H.E.R, Jazmine Sullivan, Kendrick Lamar, Tems and Lil Baby. See the full list of nominees here.
The mainstage performers at the 2022 BET Awards are:
Chance The Rapper
Maverick City Music / Kirk Franklin
The performers for Sean “Diddy” Combs tribute’ are:
Mary J. Blige
Sean “Diddy” Combs
The Maverick City Choir
The performers for the BET Amplified Stage are:
The hosts and presenters are:
Carl Anthony Payne II