BABYFACE, CHANCE THE RAPPER, CHLÖE, 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

06/16/22

BABYFACE, 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

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"BET AWARDS" 2022 WILL AIR LIVE FORM MICROSOFT THEATER IN L.A. LIVE ON SUNDAY, JUNE 26 AT 8 PM ET/PT ON BET

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 #CULTURESBIGGESTNIGHT

New York, NY (June 16, 2022) – Today, BET announces the first round of performers taking the stage at the “BET AWARDS” 2022. The star-studded lineup includes Babyface,Chance The Rapper, Chlöe, Doechii, Ella Mai, Fireboy DML, GIVĒON, Jack Harlow, Joey Bada$$, Maverick City Music x Kirk Franklin, Latto, Lizzo, Muni Long, Roddy Ricch andmore to be announced.

Additionally, up-and-coming artists, GoGo Morrow and OGI will be gracing the BET Amplified Stage, BET Music's stamp of approval on the next big thing in music.

Hosted by Academy Award®-nominated and Golden Globe®-winning actor, writer, director, producer, and philanthropist Taraji P. Henson, the “BET AWARDS” 2022 will air LIVE, Sunday, June 26 on BET at 8 pm ET/ PT from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

As previously announced, music mogul and global superstar Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs is this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. The award honors those who have not only shaped culture but those who have been leaders in elevating the industry in an impactful way.

Culture’s biggest night, the “BET AWARDS,” continues its reign in its twenty-second year as the ultimate platform to showcase the best, brightest, and most beautiful aspects of the Black experience – celebrating Black music’s present and future, and 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.

For the latest “BET Awards” 2022 news and updates, including details on audience selection and eligibility, please visit BET.com/bet-awards.

ABOUT BET:

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 African 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 African-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 Black entertainment, music, culture, and news; BET HER, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the African-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.

ABOUT “BET AWARDS”

“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 African-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.

ABOUT JESSE COLLINS ENTERTAINMENT

Jesse Collins Entertainment (JCE) is a full-service television and film production company and has played an integral role in producing many of television’s most memorable moments in music entertainment. JCE has a multi-year overall agreement with ViacomCBS Cable Networks. On the theatrical film side, the company also has a first look on JCE’s film development projects which could include Viacom’s film entities such as Paramount Players. The award-winning and critically acclaimed television that JCE has produced includes miniseries—The New Edition Story and The Bobby Brown Story; scripted series—American Soul and Real Husbands of Hollywood; children’s series—Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices; award shows—BET Awards, Black Girls Rock!,BET Honors, UNCF’s An Evening of Stars, BET Hip Hop Awards, ABFF Honors and Soul Train Awards; specials—John Lewis: Celebrating A Hero, Love & Happiness: An Obama Celebration, Change Together: From The March On Washington To Today, Stand Up for Heroes, Dear Mama, Amanda Seales I Be Knowin’, Def Comedy Jam 25 and Leslie Jones: Time Machine; as well as competition/game shows—Sunday Best, Hip Hop Squares, Nashville Squares and Rhythm & Flow. Jesse Collins, founder and CEO of the company, is the executive producer of all programming. He is also a co-executive producer for the iconic GRAMMY® Awards. Most recently, he was executive producer of The 2021 Pepsi Super Bowl Halftime Show and produced The 2021 Academy Awards®. Go to jessecollinsent.com for more information on the company.

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