Ms. Jackson to those who are nasty is still making history!
Dick Clark productions and NBC announced today that music legend, Janet Jackson, will be honored with the prestigious ICON Award at the “2018 Billboard Music Awards,” and will deliver a highly-anticipated performance that will be her first on television in nine years.
Hosted by “The Voice” coach Kelly Clarkson, the “2018 Billboard Music Awards” will broadcast live from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Sunday, May 20 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on NBC. The three-hour telecast will feature performances from this year’s hottest musical acts, unexpected collaborations and buzzworthy moments that celebrate 60 years the Billboard Hot 100.
Janet Jackson is no stranger to the fame the Billboard Music Awards. As a leading voice in music, Jackson has earned more than 100 No. 1s on Billboard’s charts in her career, spending more than 300 weeks at No. 1. She owns a record 18 consecutive Top 10 hits on the Hot 100 and is also the only artist to have three different albums each contain at least five Top 10 hits on the Hot 100 (“Control,” “Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814” and “janet”). Janet Jackson was also the first woman to debut in the Top 10 the Billboard Hot 100 (with “Scream,” her duet with brotherMichael), and the only artist with seven Top five Hot 100 hits from one album (“Janet Jackson’s Rhythm Nation 1814”).
The 2018 Billboard Music Awards take place on Sunday, May 20th. Tune in and catch Janet Jackson’s big night. Follow @eldorado2452 on Twitter and Instagram for all your music and entertainment news.