Live From Las Vegas, The 2022 Billboard Music Awards Are Almost Here!

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The 2022 Billboard Music Awards are this Sunday, May 15, live from Las Vegas, where Diddy will serve as the host and executive producer.

So what can you expect from the awards show? On the new Billboard Pop Shop Podcast, we’re going through all the highlights — from leading finalist The Weeknd (17 nods) and top female finalist Doja Cat (14 nods) to more than a dozen performers announced, including Megan Thee Stallion, Ed Sheeran, Silk Sonic, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Billboard Icon Award recipient Mary J. Blige.

Hear all about it on our latest episode, and tune in to the 2022 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on NBC and Peacock. (Plus, learn all about Friday and Saturday’s Billboard MusicCon in Vegas here.)

Also on the show, we’re taking a closer look at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2022: Dolly Parton, Duran Duran, Eminem, Eurythmics, Lionel Richie, Carly Simon and Pat Benatar and her husband/collaborator Neil Giraldo. There’s something special about this class that hasn’t happened since the Rock Hall Class of 1989 — listen to find out.

Plus, we’ve got chart news on how Future debuts at No. 1 on both the Billboard 200 albums chart with I Never Liked You and the Billboard Hot 100 songs chart with “Wait For U,” and sees three more debuts in the top 10 on the Hot 100. But could Future’s reign atop the Billboard 200 be short-lived, now that Bad Bunny’s surprise new album dropped last Friday?

The Billboard Pop Shop Podcast is your one-stop shop for all things pop on Billboard‘s weekly charts. You can always count on a lively discussion about the latest pop news, fun chart stats and stories, new music, and guest interviews with music stars and folks from the world of pop. Casual pop fans and chart junkies can hear Billboard‘s executive digital director, West Coast, Katie Atkinson and Billboard’s senior director of charts Keith Caulfield every week on the podcast, which can be streamed on or downloaded in Apple Podcasts or your favorite podcast provider. (Click here to listen to the previous edition of the show on

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