The Billboard Music Awards announced on Tuesday that Pink will perform and receive the Icon Award at the awards ceremony on May 23. Previous Icon Award recipients include Garth Brooks, Mariah Carey, Janet Jackson, Jennifer Lopez, Prince, Stevie Wonder and Neil Diamond.
The Icon Award “recognizes outstanding artists who have achieved excellence on the Billboard charts and have made an indelible mark on music itself.” Pink said in a statement: “As a little girl, I always dreamed about being a singer and sharing my love of music with the world. Years later, to receive the Billboard Music Awards Icon Award is hard to fathom! I feel so honored to join the ranks of music idols like Cher, Garth Brooks, Janet Jackson and Stevie Wonder. It’s a true ‘pinch me’ moment and I feel humbled and blessed.”
The 2021 Billboard Music Awards will air live from Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on May 23 at 8 p.m. EDT on ABC. Jonas Brothers singer and The Voice coach Nick Jonas will host the show
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