“BET AWARDS” 2022 RETURNS LIVE FROM THE MICROSOFT THEATER IN LOS ANGELES ON SUNDAY, JUNE 26th
POWERHOUSE ENTERTAINER TARAJI P. HENSON RETURNS TO HOST CULTURE’S BIGGEST NIGHT “BET AWARDS” 2022
BET Awards 2022 Tickets Performers Nominations Winners Show Date June26
BABYFACE, LIL WAYNE, CHANCE THE RAPPER, CHLOE, DOECHII, ELLA MAI, FIREBOY DML, GIVĒON, JACK HARLOW, JOEY BADA$$, KIRK FRANKLIN, LATTO, LIZZO, MAVERICK CITY MUSIC, MUNI LONG, RODDY RICCH, AND MORE TO PERFORM AT “BET AWARDS” 2022
PRESENTERS INCLUDES: BIG FREEDIA, BLEU, CARL ANTHONY PAYNE II, CRYSTAL HAYSLETT, DANIEL KALUUYA, EBONY OBSIDIAN, EVA MARCILLE, IDRIS ELBA, IRV GOTTI, JANELLE MONÁE, KANDI BURRUSS, KEKE PALMER, KELLY ROWLAND, KJ SMITH, LUKE JAMES, MARSAI MARTIN, MIGNON, NENE LEAKES, NE-YO, NOVI BROWN, PAULA PATTON, RAY J, SANAA LATHAN, SERAYAH, TAMAR BRAXTON, TERRENCE J, TISHA CAMPBELL, AND WILL PACKER
“BET AWARDS ’22: RED CARPET LIVE” PRE-SHOW HOSTED BY TERRENCE J BEGINS AT 6 PM ET/PT WITH PERFORMANCES BY CAPELLA GREY, FAST LIFE YUNGSTAZ, JUVENILE, PHEELZ, SAUCY SANTANA, AND VICTORIA MONET
BET announces Academy Award®-nominated and Golden Globe®-winning actor, writer, director, producer, and philanthropist Taraji P. Henson will return to host the “BET AWARDS” LIVE from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The “BET AWARDS” was the #1 cable award show among all adults 18-49 in 2021. “BET AWARDS” 2022 airs LIVE on BET on Sunday, June 26 at 8 PM ET/PT. BET Awards 2022 Tickets Performers Nominations Winners Show Date June26
DOJA CAT LEADS WITH SIX “BET AWARDS” 2022 NOMINATIONS
ARI LENNOX AND DRAKE FOLLOW WITH FOUR NOMINATIONS APIECE
BABY KEEM, SILK SONIC (BRUNO MARS, ANDERSON .PAAK), CHLÖE, FUTURE, H.E.R., JAZMINE SULLIVAN, KANYE WEST, KENDRICK LAMAR, LIL BABY, MARY J. BLIGE, AND TEMS TIED WITH 3 NOMINATIONS EACH
“BET AWARDS” 2022 WILL AIR LIVE FROM MICROSOFT THEATER IN L.A. LIVE ON SUNDAY, JUNE 26 AT 8 PM ET/ PT ON BET
BET announces the “BET Awards” 2022 nominees with Doja Cat leading the pack with six nominations. This year’s nominees reflect an abundance of creative expression and Urban excellence across music, television, film, and sports. Hosted by Academy Award®-nominated and Golden Globe®-winning actor, writer, director, producer, and philanthropist Taraji P. Henson, “BET Awards” 2022 will air LIVE, Sunday, June 26, 2022, on BET at 8 pm ET/ PT from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
Doja Cat isnominated for ‘Best Female R&B/Pop Artist,’ ‘Best Female Hip Hop Artist,’ ‘Album of the Year,’ for Planet Her, ‘BET Her’ for Woman, ‘Video of the Year’ for Kiss Me More featuring SZA, and‘Best Collaboration,’ for Kiss Me Morefeaturing SZA.
Ari Lennox and Drake garnered the second most nods with four nominations each. Ari Lennox is nominated for ‘Best Female R&B/Pop Artist’, ‘Video of the Year’ for Pressure, ‘BET Her’ for Pressure, and ‘BET Her’ for Unloyalby Summer Walker & Ari Lennox. Drake’s nods include ‘Best Male Hip Hop Artist,’ ‘Best Collaboration’ for Way 2 Sexyfeaturing Future and Young Thug, ‘Video of the Year’ for Way 2 Sexy featuring Future and Young Thug, and ‘Album of the Year’ for Certified Lover Boy. Baby Keem, Silk Sonic (Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak), Chlöe, Future, H.E.R., Jazmine Sullivan, Kanye West,Kendrick Lamar, Lil Baby, Mary J. Blige, and Tems are the third-highest with three nominations each.
“BET Awards” 2022 nominations are selected by BET’s Voting Academy, which is comprised of an esteemed group of entertainment professionals in the fields of music, television, film, digital marketing, sports journalism, public relations, influencers, and creative arts.
Culture’s biggest night, “BET Awards” 2022 continues to reign in its twenty-second year as the ultimate platform to showcase the best, brightest, and most beautiful aspects of the Urban experience – celebrating the present and future of Urban music by elevating the culture and being a driving force for social change.
Connie Orlando, BET’s Executive Vice President, Specials, Music Programming, Music Strategy, and News will oversee the annual show, along with Jamal Noisette, VP, Specials, Music Programming & Music Strategy, who will serve as Co-Executive Producer for BET. Jesse Collins Entertainment is the production company for the show with Jesse Collins, Dionne Harmon, and Jeannae Rouzan-Clay serving as Executive Producers.
The complete list of Winners for “BET Awards” 2022 are:
ALBUM OF THE YEAR
An Evening with Silk Sonic – Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic
Wizkid feat. Justin Bieber & Tems – “Essence”
BEST FEMALE R&B/POP ARTIST
BEST MALE R&B/POP ARTIST
BEST NEW ARTIST
Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Silk Sonic
BEST FEMALE HIP HOP ARTIST
Megan Thee Stallion
BEST MALE HIP HOP ARTIST
DR. BOBBY JONES BEST GOSPEL/INSPIRATIONAL AWARD
Lil Baby and Kirk Franklin – “We Win”
BET HER AWARD
Mary J. Blige – “Good Morning Gorgeous”
BEST INTERNATIONAL ACT
VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Baby Keem and Kendrick Lamar – “Family Ties”
VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
Anderson .Paak a.k.a. Director .Paak
SPORTSWOMAN OF THE YEAR
SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR
The “BET Awards” 2022 was simulcast live on BET, BET Her, Comedy Central, Logo, MTV, MTV2, Pop, TV Land, and VH1. Internationally, the show simulcast on BET Africa, BET France and will be available to watch on My5 and Sky On-Demand in the UK, as well as BET Pluto in the UK and Brazil.
Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe-winning actor, filmmaker, and activist Taraji P. Henson quickly rose to fame after her breakout performance in the critically acclaimed film HUSTLE & FLOW.
In 2020, Henson wrapped her iconic run as “Cookie Lyon” in Fox’s hit musical drama EMPIRE, which has earned her three Emmy nominations, a Golden Globe Award, a Critics Choice Award, and three BET Awards. Prior credits include the Academy Award-nominated film HIDDEN FIGURES, Tyler Perry’s ACRIMONY and THE FAMILY THAT PREYS, PROUD MARY, THINK LIKE A MAN, TALK TO ME opposite Don Cheadle, SMOKIN’ ACES with Ben Affleck and Alicia Keys, HURRICANE SEASON opposite Forest Whitaker, NO GOOD DEED opposite Idris Elba, LARRY CROWNE with Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts, TAKEN FROM ME, and THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON with Brad Pitt, for which she earned an Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. Henson also lent her voice to Disney’s RALPH BREAKS THE INTERNET: WRECK IT RALPH 2. In 2019, Henson starred in Paramount’s WHAT MEN WANT from director Adam Shankman, and THE BEST OF ENEMIES opposite Sam Rockwell. In 2020 she starred in the Netflix film COFFEE & KAREEM with Ed Helms.
Most recently, Henson starred as Miss. Hannigan in NBC’s Annie Live! in December of 2021, for which she has already won an NAACP award for Outstanding Actress in a Television Movie, Limited Series or Dramatic Special. She will be heard lending her voice to MINIONS: THE RISE OF GRU coming this summer and is currently in production on Blitz Bazawule’s THE COLOR PURPLE, where she will star as Shug Avery. BET Awards 2022 Tickets Show Date June26 LA
In Fall 2020, Henson announced her production company TPH Entertainment, with producing partner Christine Conley which has a first-look deal with Twentieth Century Fox TV. TPH Entertainment has previously announced several projects including TWO-FACED with Bron Entertainment, which Henson will also direct, marking her feature film directorial debut. They also have Alessandro Camon’s TIME ALONE, with Henson will also star in and SORCERORITY, which they will co-produce with Game Changer Films and Gabrielle Union’s I’ll Have Another Productions.
In October 2016, Henson released her New York Times bestselling novel “Around The Way Girl,” a memoir about her family and friends, her determination to make it to Hollywood, and the importance of living your own truth.
In Fall 2018, she launched the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation in honor of her late father. The organization provides scholarships to African-American students majoring in mental health, offers mental health services to youth in urban schools, and works to lower the recidivism rates of African-American men and women. Henson, along with her best friend and foundation partner, Tracie Jade, recently co-hosted the Facebook Watch series on mental health called PEACE OF MIND WITH TARAJI, for which they received a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for “Outstanding Informative Talk Show Host.” In 2019, Henson received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Henson is represented by CAA, M88, The Lede Company, and Johnson, Shapiro, Slewitt & Kole. BET Awards 2022 Tickets Performers Nominations Winners Show Date June26
BET, a unit of Paramount (NASDAQ: PARAA; PARA; PARAP), is the nation’s leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the Urban American audience. The primary BET channel is in 125 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, sub-Saharan Africa and France. BET is the dominant Urban-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions including BET+, the preeminent streaming service for the Black audience; BET.com, a leading Internet destination for Urban entertainment, music, culture, and news; BET HER, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the Urban-American Woman; BET Music Networks – BET Jams, BET Soul and BET Gospel; BET Home Entertainment; BET Live, a growing BET festival business; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET around the globe.
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“BET Awards” is one of the most-watched award shows on cable television according to the Nielsen Company. The “BET Awards” franchise remains the #1 program in cable TV history among Urban-Americans, and it is the #1 telecast for BET every year. It recognizes the triumphs and successes of artists, entertainers, and athletes in a variety of categories.
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