Mary J. Blige will be honoured with the Icon Award at the 2022 Billboard New music Awards (BBMAs) in May well.
The No Extra Drama hitmaker will consider to the stage for a “amazing efficiency” during the ceremony just before being introduced with the prestigious Billboard Icon Award, which recognises artists who have “obtained excellence on the Billboard Charts and have created an indelible mark on songs alone”.
“My vocation has been such an extraordinary and unforeseen journey that has involved lots of turns into avenues I in no way could have imagined like performing, manufacturing, launching corporations, and now, even my have audio festival,” claimed Blige in a statement. “Via it all, I often just one way or another gravitated back again to my to start with appreciate, audio. To be recognised in this way at this instant, with the Icon Award at the Billboard Tunes Awards, is an amazing honour and a single that I am really humbled by.”
The Family members Affair singer, who has won 10 BBMAs during her profession, follows in the footsteps of preceding Icon Award honorees together with Stevie Question, Prince, Jennifer Lopez, Celine Dion, Cher, Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey, and Pink.
The Weeknd potential customers this year’s nominations with 17, carefully followed by Doja Cat with 14.
The 2022 Billboard Tunes Awards will be broadcast stay from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on 15 May well.