Pink will receive the ICON Award at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards

Pink will receive the ICON Award at the 2021 Billboard Awards, becoming the ninth artist in history to receive the honor.

NBC and dick clark productions made the announcement in a press statement on Tuesday and also revealed that the three-time BBMA winner, 41, will perform at the ceremony on May 23.    

‘As a little girl, I always dreamed about being a singer and sharing my love of music with the world,’ Pink said in the statement. ‘Years later, to receive the Billboard Music Awards Icon Award is hard to fathom!’

Legend: Pink will receive the ICON Award at the 2021 Billboard Awards, becoming the ninth artist in history to receive the honor. Pictured in 2019 accepting an award at Billboard’s Live Music and Awards Ceremony

‘I feel so honored to join the ranks of music idols like Cher, Garth Brooks, Janet Jackson and Stevie Wonder,’ the global superstar continued. ‘It’s a true “pinch me” moment and I feel humbled and blessed.’

Hosted by Nick Jonas, the 2021 BBMAs will broadcast live from Microsoft Theater at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on NBC. Held annually since 1990, the show honors the top-charting artists, tracks and albums of the year.

The prestigious ICON Award is bestowed on record-breaking artists for their impact on music.

Big honor: Pink also shared the exciting news on her Instagram page, posting a teaser for the upcoming show, with the caption, 'I feel so humbled to be receiving the ICON Award at the @BBMAs and can't wait to perform! Sunday, May 23 at 8pm ET/5pm PT on NBC. #BBMAs #IconPINK'

Big honor: Pink also shared the exciting news on her Instagram page, posting a teaser for the upcoming show, with the caption, ‘I feel so humbled to be receiving the ICON Award at the @BBMAs and can’t wait to perform! Sunday, May 23 at 8pm ET/5pm PT on NBC. #BBMAs #IconPINK’

Pink also shared the exciting news on her Instagram page, posting a teaser for the upcoming show, with the caption, ‘I feel so humbled to be receiving the ICON Award at the @BBMAs and can’t wait to perform! Sunday, May 23 at 8pm ET/5pm PT on NBC. #BBMAs #IconPINK.’ She added emojis of a shooting star and a microphone.

The songstress (real name: Alecia Beth Moore) launched her career when she was about 14 years old, taking the stage name Pink, stylized as P!nk, around the same time. Released in 2000, her debut album Can’t Take Me Home went double platinum and sold over 4 million copies worldwide.

However, the turning point of her career came when she teamed up with singers Christina Aguilera and Mya along with rapper Lil Kim to perform a cover of Lady Marmalade for the soundtrack of the hit 2001 film Moulin Rouge! 

Megastar: The singer has won three Grammys and is one of the world's best selling artists with over 90 million record sales globally. Seen in 2019

Megastar: The singer has won three Grammys and is one of the world’s best selling artists with over 90 million record sales globally. Seen in 2019

Power anthem: The turning point of Pink's career came when she teamed up with singers Christina Aguilera and Mya along with rapper Lil Kim to perform a cover of Lady Marmalade for the soundtrack of the hit 2001 film Moulin Rouge!

Power anthem: The turning point of Pink’s career came when she teamed up with singers Christina Aguilera and Mya along with rapper Lil Kim to perform a cover of Lady Marmalade for the soundtrack of the hit 2001 film Moulin Rouge!

It became Pink’s first number one single in as well as the United States’ most successful airplay-only single in history, also earning the singer her first Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals.

She went on to win two additional Grammys and became one of the world’s best selling artists with over 90 million record sales globally.

The honoree’s work has appeared on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart 33 times with 15 top 10s and four Number 1 songs including Lady Marmalade, 2008’s So What, 2010’s Raise Your Glass and 2013’s Just Give Me a Reason with singer-songwriter Nate Ruess. 

True love: The singer shares daughter Willow Sage, nine, and son Jameson Moon, four, with her husband, motocross racer Carey Hart, 45. The couple married in January 2006 but separated in February 2008. Later that year, Hart appeared in the music video for So What, Pink's song about the end of their relationship. The two eventually reconciled in February 2010. Seen in 2019

True love: The singer shares daughter Willow Sage, nine, and son Jameson Moon, four, with her husband, motocross racer Carey Hart, 45. The couple married in January 2006 but separated in February 2008. Later that year, Hart appeared in the music video for So What, Pink’s song about the end of their relationship. The two eventually reconciled in February 2010. Seen in 2019

Pink’s latest album, All I Know So Far, will be released on May 7. On February 12, 2021, the megastar released Cover Me In Sunshine, a duet with her daughter, Willow Sage, nine.

The singer shares Willow Sage and son Jameson Moon, four, with her husband, motocross racer Carey Hart, 45. The couple married in January 2006 but separated in February 2008.

Later that year, Hart appeared in the music video for So What, Pink’s song about the end of their relationship. The two eventually reconciled in February 2010.

Great collab! Pink's latest album, All I Know So Far, will be released on May 7. On February 12, 2021, the megastar released Cover Me In Sunshine, a duet with her daughter, Willow Sage

Great collab! Pink’s latest album, All I Know So Far, will be released on May 7. On February 12, 2021, the megastar released Cover Me In Sunshine, a duet with her daughter, Willow Sage

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