Pop singer Janet Jackson is all set to receive the Global Icon Award at the upcoming MTV European Music Awards in Bilbao, Spain.
Moreover, Jackson will perform a medley of her hit songs during the awards ceremony, including her latest single “Made for Now” featuring Daddy Yankee, confirmed a leading portal.
The news was announced by Bruce Gillmer, the global head of music and talent for Viacom and the co-brand head of MTV International, who hailed the Grammy Award-winning singer as “one of the world’s biggest stars.”
Janet, who is the youngest member of the Jackson family, has a number of accolades in her kitty, including six Grammys, 11 American Music Awards, 9 MTV Video Music Awards and a Golden Globe.
The ‘Escapade’ hitmaker was recently conferred with the BMI Icon Award at the 2018 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards held at Atlanta’s Woodruff Arts Center’s Symphony Hall.
The 2018 MTV EMAs are slated to be held November 4.