Travis Scott to perform at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards
The Billboard Music Awards 2022 have compiled an interesting list of performers. Now, a surprising name has been announced to join the show.
According BillboardTravis Scott will deliver his first performance at an awards show since the Astroworld Festival Tragedy. Recently, the “Goosebumps” rapper returned to the stage with appearances at a post-Coachella event and E11even nightclub in Miami.
Scott has mostly kept a low profile since a wave of crowds at his Astroworld festival in Houston left 10 dead and hundreds injured. In response, lawsuits have been filed against everyone involved, including Scott, LiveNation, concert promoter ScoreMore, as well as security companies working on the event. It will be interesting to see what kind of reception Scott receives, as this will be his first performance in front of a larger audience.
The “Out West” rapper joins previously announced artists Silk Sonic, Megan Thee Stallion, Burna Boy and Maxwell. R&B legend Mary J. Blige to receive ICON award and hopefully will also give us a breathtaking mix of hits, which must include “No More Drama”, “Real Love”, “Family Affair” and “All I Need” with Method Man.
Like us previously reported to The root, The Weeknd leads all finalists with 17 nods, followed by Doja Cat with 14, Ye aka Kanye West with 13 and Drake with 11. The Weeknd has not been officially announced, but it would be unusual for the top nominee to skip. the show . Of course, he is quite busy with his HBO series at present.
Other notable performers include nine-time finalist Ed Sheeran, who will take part in his International Maths Tour in Belfast, Northern Ireland; country star Miranda Lambert and rocker Elle King, who will perform their duet “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home);” Latin artist Becky G, who will be doing her thing on the Xfinity stage and rock legends Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Hosted by Sean “Diddy” Combsthe Billboard Music Awards airs live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 15 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on NBC and Peacock.