“Culture’s biggest night” just got even bigger! BET announced that Sean “Diddy” Combs will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award on Sunday at the 2022 BET Awards.
The music icon will take the stage for a star-studded tribute performance featuring Mary J. Blige, Jodeci, Nas, Lil’ Kim, Busta Rhymes, The Lox, Bryson Tiller, Faith Evans and The Maverick City Choir. The anticipated performance will be a retrospective of Diddy’s legacy as a producer and artist. Past Lifetime Achievement Award recipients include Whitney Houston, Prince, Queen Latifah, Anita Baker and more.
Diddy’s musical career spans over three decades. Most notably, he is the founder of Bad Boy Records, the label that launched the careers of Lil Kim, Faith Evans, 112, Mase, Total, Junior Mafia, and of course the Notorious B.I.G. The iconic Hip Hop label has sold more than 100 million records worldwide. Diddy's latest venture is the launch of a new R&B label called Love Records.
The BET Awards airs live June 26 on BET at 8PM ET / PT from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.