Diddy ‘demanded’ that Travis Scott perform at the 2022 Billboard Music Awards

Travis Scott will be doing his first TV performance since November’s Astroworld tragedy at the Billboard Music Awards, and it appears to be Diddy’s handiwork.

Diddy (born Sean Combs) hosts the 2022 Billboard Music Awards, which will air Sunday, May 15 on NBC, from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Shortly after Scott’s performance was announced on Monday, Diddy, 52, took to Instagram with a video revealing that he had “demanded” Scott perform.

Diddy does: Travis Scott will be doing his first TV performance since November’s Astroworld tragedy at the Billboard Music Awards, and it appears to be Diddy’s doing

Video: Shortly after Scott's performance was announced on Monday, Diddy, 52, took to Instagram with a video revealing he had

Video: Shortly after Scott’s performance was announced on Monday, Diddy, 52, took to Instagram with a video revealing he had ‘demanded’ Scott perform

‘Hey what’s up, happy Monday everyone. I have some good breaking news, it just happened. For the Billboard Music Awards, I made a request, I made a request, I said my brother Travis Scott should perform,” Diddy began.

Diddy added that he hosted and produced the show, and that “Travis Scott has to perform.”

“And NBC said yes. So it’s going downhill. Travis Scott will be on stage. Yes. Let’s go. This is love,” Diddy said.

Demand:

Demand: “Hey, what’s up, happy Monday everyone.” I have some good breaking news, it just happened. For the Billboard Music Awards, I made a request, I made a request, I said my brother Travis Scott should perform,” Diddy began.

Coming down: 'And NBC said yes.  So it goes down.  Travis Scott will be on stage.  Yes.  Let's go.  It's love, said Diddy

Coming down: ‘And NBC said yes. So it goes down. Travis Scott will be on stage. Yes. Let’s go. It’s love, said Diddy

He also talked about insisting Scott perform during an interview with Revolt Black News, where he pointed out that Scott should be forgiven.

“There will be no undoing on my watch. Love is about forgiveness…that’s why it was important to me to have Travis Scott on stage. It’s going to be a great night,” a- he declared.

While Scott’s appearance at the Billboard Music Awards will be his first TV performance since the Astroworld tragedy, he started performing again this weekend.

Performance: He also spoke about insisting Scott perform during an interview with Revolt Black News, where he pointed out that Scott should be forgiven

Performance: He also spoke about insisting Scott perform during an interview with Revolt Black News, where he pointed out that Scott should be forgiven

No undo: 'There will be no undo on my watch.  Love is about forgiveness, which is why it was important for me to have Travis Scott on stage.  It's gonna be a great night, he said

No undo: ‘There will be no undo on my watch. Love is about forgiveness…that’s why it was important for me to have Travis Scott on stage. It’s gonna be a great night, he said

He performed alongside rapper Migos Quavo during the Miami Grand Prix weekend at E11Even Miami.

He also performed at a private event outside of Coachella last month.

Scott has kept a relatively low profile since his Nov. 5 performance at Astroworld in his hometown of Houston turned deadly.

Travis performs: He performed alongside rapper Migos Quavo during the Miami Grand Prix weekend at E11Even Miami

Travis performs: He performed alongside rapper Migos Quavo during the Miami Grand Prix weekend at E11Even Miami

Coachella: He also performed at a private event outside of Coachella last month

Coachella: He also performed at a private event outside of Coachella last month

A huge crowd crush at NRG Park in Houston left eight people dead that night and two more in hospital days later.

The cause of death for all 10 people was listed as accidental compression asphyxiation.

25 people were hospitalized with initial reports claiming there were up to 300 injured, although new court documents claim nearly 5,000 people were actually injured.

Lawyers acting as plaintiffs’ counsel filed court documents claiming there were in fact 732 claims for ‘injuries requiring extensive medical treatment’, as well as ‘1,649 related to less extensive treatment and 2,540 claims for injuries whose seriousness is still under investigation”, or more than 4,900 injuries in total.

Crowd crush: A huge crowd crush at NRG Park in Houston left eight people dead that night and two more in hospital days later

Crowd crush: A huge crowd crush at NRG Park in Houston left eight people dead that night and two more in hospital days later

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