BET awards to air live from Microsoft Theater, Los Angeles

On Sunday, the 2022 BET Awards will be broadcast live from Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater.

Hosted by Taraji P. Henson for the second year in a row, the show will see Sean "Diddy" Combs being honoured with this year's lifetime achievement award.

Combs will take the stage for a star-studded tribute performance, which will feature Mary J. Blige, Jodeci, Nas, Lil' Kim, Busta Rhymes, The Lox, Bryson Tiller, Faith Evans and The Maverick City Choir. 

The performance will be a retrospective of Diddy's musical legacy as a producer and artiste.

Eleven-time BET award winner Lil Wayne will perform at the event, along with Chlöe, Latto, Jack Harlow, Babyface, Ella Mai, and Muni Long.

Doja Cat is this year's top nominee with six nods. 

She is this year's only artiste to be nominated in both the R&B/pop and hip-hop categories. 

Ari Lennox and Drake are runners-up, with four nods each.

Silk Sonic, Chlöe, Future, H.E.R., Jazmine Sullivan, Ye (formerly Kanye West), Kendrick Lamar, Lil Baby, Mary J. Blige, and Tems each received three nominations.

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