May 8, 2018 at 1:34 pm EDT | by Mariah Cooper
Janet Jackson will receive Icon Award at 2018 Billboard Music Awards

Janet Jackson (Screenshot via YouTube)

Janet Jackson will receive the Icon Award at the 2018 Billboard Music Awards.

“Can’t wait! Thank u @bbmas,” Jackson posted on Instagram.

Can’t wait! Thank u @bbmas ❣ #BBMAs #ICON_JANET 📸 @solaimanfazel

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Past Icon Award honorees include Cher, Prince, Jennifer Lopez and Celine Dion.

Jackson will also perform at the awards ceremony marking her first television performance since the 2009 American Music Awards.

The 2018 Billboard Music Awards will air from Las Vegas on May 20 at 8 p.m. on NBC.

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