05.08.2018

Janet Jackson to Receive Icon Award at 2018 BBMAs, Will Perform on TV for First Time in 9 Years

Janet Jackson to Receive Icon Award at 2018 BBMAs, Will Perform on TV for First Time in 9 Years

Janet Jackson will be honored at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards!

The five-time Grammy winner, 51, was announced as the recipient of this year’s icon award after a total of 18 BBMA nominations and 10 wins from 1990-2001. “Can’t wait!” Jackson shared on Instagram Monday.

In addition, she will also be taking the BBMA stage for her first television performance in nine years. (She previously performed live at the 2009 American Music Awards.)

The Kelly Clarkson-hosted Billboard Music Awards will broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 20 at 8pm ET / 5pm PT on NBC.

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