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BET Awards 2022: Billy Porter’s “Ball” Moment is 100% Pure Love

The Pride Month performance featured six legendary ball dancers

In a special performance during Pride Month, Billy Porter was joined by a group of amazing dancers in a tribute to Ball culture.

The Grammy, Emmy, and two-time Tony winner was joined by dancers: Dashaun Wesley, Shannon Balenciaga, Dominique Jackson, Shaun Ross, and Kevin Prodigy in a performance reminiscent of the Emmy-winning hit television show, Pose which ended in 2021 after three critically-acclaimed seasons.

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The high-energy performance was set to “100% Pure Love” by Crystal Waters—a legendary club classic.

Audience members held up signs with “10s” as the dancers rocked the house in this tribute to the LGBTQ+ community and the ball culture that is having a continued resurgence.

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