Billboard Music Awards: Pink to Receive Icon Honor

The Hollywood Reporter – Pink is set to receive the Icon Award at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards.

The award recognizes artists who have achieved success on the Billboard charts and made an indelible impact on music.

The pop superstar, who will perform during the Nick Jonas-hosted ceremony, joins previous honorees Garth Brooks, Cher, Neil Diamond, Celine Dion, Jennifer Lopez, Prince, Stevie Wonder, Janet Jackson and Mariah Carey.

“As a little girl, I always dreamed about being a singer and sharing my love of music with the world,” Pink said in a statement. “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.”

Pink last performed on the Billboard Music Awards stage in 2016 and has racked up 33 entries, 15 top 10s and four No. 1s on the Billboard Hot 100 as well as eight top 10 albums on the Billboard 200. She’s won six Billboard Music Awards over the course of her career.

Pink is set to receive the Icon Award honor as she releases her new album of mostly live recordings, All I Know So Far, on May 7 as well as a documentary film of the same name, taking viewers behind the scenes of her Beautiful Trauma tour, on Amazon Prime on May 21.