[VIDEO] Morgan Wallen Billboard Music Awards 2022 Controversy — Watch

For host Sean “Diddy” Combs, the 2022 Billboard Music Awards were all about “cancelling the canceled event,” hence the decision to bring Morgan Wallen to the stage for a double performance of singles. his new.

“The mood of the show is about love and forgiveness,” Diddy told Billboard in a pre-show interview. “As a musical family, none of us are saints; none of us are without things happening to them in life. So one of the things I’m directly doing is canceling canceled requests. It was breaking news because people never talked about the cancellation. But cancellation is a trend that needs to be stopped.”

Speaking specifically about the incident, Diddy said, “Morgan [used the N-word] while talking to his boy. Everyone makes mistakes. Now we are continuing with love and respect for all those hurt or affected. It’s time to forgive. … Everyone in the room got a second chance at life, you know, because we went back inside without the mask on. We need love and I’m excited to celebrate that.”

For the uninitiated, TMZ released a video in February 2021 of Wallen throwing obscenities (including the N-word) when returning home from a night out with friends. His music was temporarily pulled from radio stations and streaming platforms, and he was officially dropped from many award shows – including the 2021 Billboard Music Awards.

After “extensive internal discussions” within the MRC, BBMAs producer Wallen was allowed to return for Sunday’s main event.

“We oppose discrimination, harassment or racism of any kind,” the MRC said in a statement. “We believe in treating everyone with dignity and respect. After careful review and close discussions internally and with the artist’s team, in which we recognize a demonstrated and ongoing commitment to meaningful work and outreach, we I have extended my invitation to participate in this year’s program. ”

Morgan entered this year’s ceremony with four nominations: Top Billboard 200 Artist, Top Country Artist, Top Male Country Artist, and Top Billboard 200 Album.

Other performers at this year’s BBMAs include Becky G, Burna Boy, Dan + Shay, Ed Sheeran, Elle King, Florence + the Machine, Latto, Machine Gun Kelly, Mary J. Blige, Maxwell, Megan Thee Stallion, Miranda Lambert, Rauw Alejandro, Silk Sonic and Travis Scott. The Red Hot Chili Peppers were originally scheduled to perform, but the band had to step back “due to unforeseen circumstances” less than a week before the big show.

There were even big names stepping on the podium to present the trophy. This year’s host list includes Anthony Anderson, Anitta, Chloe Bailey, Dixie D’Amelio, DJ Khaled, Dove Cameron, Giveon, Heidi Klum, Liza Koshy, Michael Bublé, Pusha T, Teyana Taylor and Tiffany Haddish.

Hit PLAY for Wallen’s performances above, then rate the BBMAs moments below and Drop a comment with your thoughts on the singer’s return.

https://tvline.com/2022/05/15/morgan-wallen-billboard-music-awards-2022-controversy-video-bbmas/ [VIDEO] Morgan Wallen Billboard Music Awards 2022 Controversy — Watch

Emma James

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