Everything you need to know to watch the 2022 Billboard Music Awards in Canada
It’s almost time for (one of) music’s biggest nights and it’s going to be *unbelievable*. The Billboard Music Awards take place Sunday, May 15 at 8 p.m. 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 take place. produce. Find 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 his first Billboard Music Award in 1997 (for his multi-platinum album No Exit). In addition to hosting, Diddy will also produce the evening. He apparently has “several surprises planned”.
Who is performing at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards?
The BBMAs have a multi-generational lineup of superstars to celebrate all aspects of music.
Becky G, Ed Sheeran, Elle King & Miranda Lambert, Travis Scott, Burna Boy, Latto, Megan Thee Stallion, Rauw Alejandro, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Florence + The Machine, Maxwell, Silk Sonic and Morgan Wallen (who didn’t played on such a big stage since being dropped from multiple platforms for use a racist slur) are all ready to play.
Travis Scott’s performance will be his first since performing at the Astroworld Festival where 10 people were killed and others injured. Host and producer Diddy said he made a “request” of Scott, adding, “There will be no cancellation. Love is forgiveness…that’s why it was important to me that Travis Scott play. good night.”
Mary J. Blige will also take the stage to showcase her decades of undeniable talent in honor of her Billboard Icon Award.
Who is nominated for the 2022 Billboard Music Awards?
The Weeknd leads this year’s awards as a finalist in 17 categories and Doja Cat is the main female finalist with 14 categories, including Top Artist, Top Female Artist and Top Hot 100 Artist. First-time runner-up Olivia Rodrigo placed in 13 categories, and Drake (who holds the record for most Billboard Music Awards wins with 29) is up for 11 categories.
Taylor Swift – the most-winning female artist at age 25 – is a finalist in 7 categories, giving her the chance to surpass Drake as Billboard’s most decorated artist of all time.
How do Billboard Music Award nominations work?
This year’s awards are based on the period from April 10, 2021 to March 26, 2022. Billboard Music Awards finalists and winners are based on top fan interactions with music, including album and song sales digital media, streaming, radio broadcasting and social media. engagement, tracked by Billboard and its data partners
Who receives the Icon Award at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards?
The annual Billboard Icon Award honors a record-breaking artist and their impact on music. This year, the incomparable Mary J. Blige is the recipient of the Icon award. As part of the recognition, the 10-time BBMA winner will take to the stage for a jaw-dropping performance that will be one of the most memorable moments of the evening.
Since the award’s inauguration in 2011, past recipients include Neil Diamond, Stevie Wonder, Prince, Jennifer Lopez, Celine Dion, Cher, Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey, Garth Brooks and P!NK.
What time is the 2022 Billboard Music Awards and where can I watch in Canada?
How can I stream the 2022 Billboard Music Awards in Canada?
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 the 2022 Billboard Music Awards live from CTV on Sunday, May 15 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.
How can I watch the 2022 Billboard Music Awards without cable?
Do I need a login for CTV.ca?
You will need to select a TV provider and sign in with a CTV account to stream the 2022 Billboard Music Awards live on CTV.ca
Where are the 2022 Billboard Music Awards taking place?
The 2022 Billboard Music Awards will air live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Sunday, May 15 and will be available to viewers in Canada on CTV.