Photos from the red carpet
The 2022 Billboard Music Awards took over the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 15, with Sean “Diddy” Combs hosting and performing. Mary J. Blige received the Icon Award during the show, which aired on NBC and Peacock. Check out some of the best photos from the BBMAs 2022 red carpet, including the best looks and fashion outfits from artists and presenters at the awards show.
The 2022 BBMAs feature a huge roster of artists which includes Silk Sonic, Rauw Alejandro, Jack Harlow, Bryson Tiller, Florence + the Machine, Elle King & Miranda Lambert, Megan Thee Stallion, Machine Gun Kelly, Latto, Burna Boy, Becky G , Ed Sheeran, Dan + Shay, Travis Scott and Morgan Wallen. Maxwell takes advantage of the BBMAs to pay tribute to Michael Jackson Polar on the occasion of his 40th birthday with a show.
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The 2022 Billboard Music Awards were preceded by Billboard’s first-ever Billboard MusicCon. He hosted panels featuring Machine Gun Kelly, Anitta, Rauw Alejandro and Burna Boy, with Anitta also. Ty Dolla $ign also performed at the first Billboard MusicCon in Las Vegas ahead of the 2022 BBMAs.
Eleven of the artists are nominated this year, including Ed Sheeran (nine nominations), Rauw Alejandro, Silk Sonic and Morgan Wallen (four nominations each) and Miranda Lambert (two nominations). Mari Copeny, a 14-year-old environmental justice advocate, will receive the third annual Billboard Music Award Changemaker Award.
The Billboard Music Awards are produced by MRC Live & Alternative, a division of MRC. MRC and Penske Media are co-parent companies of Billboard.