Lizzo BET Awards 2022 Performance

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - JUNE 26: Lizzo performs onstage during the 2022 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 26, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images for BET)

Lizzo introduced the home down as she opened the 2022 BET Awards on June 26 together with her disco-inspired efficiency of her hit single “About Damn Time.” The singer carried out in entrance of an infinite gold disco ball, which matched her crop high and flared pants.

Lizzo started the efficiency with a solo on her flute. “It’s about damn time we have fun! It’s about damn time we stand in our power, Black people! My people!” she ad-libbed in the course of the efficiency. She was flanked by a fleet of unbelievable dancers who donned matching gold outfits.

Before her efficiency, Lizzo shocked on the pink carpet in a customized Gucci dress. The navy robe featured a thigh-high slit and tons of dramatic black feathers. Though Lizzo wasn’t up for any awards on the ceremony, she’s beforehand been nominated for 5 and took dwelling the trophy for greatest feminine R&B/pop artist on the 2020 ceremony. She additionally performed at the 2019 show, beautiful the gang with a efficiency of “Truth Hurts” on high of a tiered wedding ceremony cake.

Lizzo’s Sunday evening BET efficiency comes days after she debuted her new track “Everybody’s Gay” from her upcoming album “Special” at an occasion held by “RuPaul’s Drag Race” alum Kornbread. Kornbread hosted “A Night of 1,000 Lizzos” in West Hollywood on June 23, and the music celebrity shocked the gang together with her look.

“Happy Pride ya’ll,” Lizzo mentioned when she greeted the gang on the occasion. “When you do a ‘Night of 1,000’ diva, you don’t understand what it means to be that diva. I’ve been a diva since I came out the f*cking womb, b*tch . . . to come into this place and feel love from the LGBTQIA+ community — by the way, since day motherf*cking one, we’ve been walking together. It means so, so much to me.” Lizzo additionally carried out “About Damn Time” and “Cuz I Love You” on the occasion. She closed the set with the efficiency of “Everybody’s Gay,” accompanied by the queens in attendance. She mentioned the track is about “living your best life, turning up, and dancing and just having some f*cking fun.”

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