Janet Jackson has given her all to her music career since it began and now, the Icon will receive the prestigious Icon Award at the 2018 Billboard Awards on May 20th. Hosted by Kelly Clarkson, Janet will also make her first televised performance in nine years during the award show.
— billboard (@billboard) May 7, 2018
The Billboard stage won’t be the only one Janet will grace this summer. This year, she will headline several events, including Essence Fest, Panorama, and Outside Lands. The Billboard Music Awards will broadcast live from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on May 20 at 8 p.m.