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Pink will receive the coveted Icon Award at the 2021 Billboard Music Awards later this month, making her the youngest person selected for the honor.

The singer will be the 10th person to receive the award, along with past winners such as Janet Jackson, Prince, Garth Brooks, Celine Dion and Stevie Wonder, Billboard noted.

Pink called the recognition a “real ‘pinch me’ moment,” in a statement to the publication, saying she felt “honored and blessed” to receive the award.

“As a little girl, I have always dreamed of being a singer and sharing my love of music with the world,” she said elsewhere in the statement.

Pink is also set to perform at the event, which will air live from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on May 23 at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.

The Billboard Music Awards celebrate Icon Award recipients as “outstanding artists who have achieved excellence on the Billboard charts and made an indelible mark on the music itself.”

The three-time Grammy winner’s last three studio albums, “The Truth About Love,” “Beautiful Trauma,” and “Hurts 2B Human,” all entered the Billboard 200 chart at No. 1, Billboard reported. Pink was named Billboard Woman of the Year in 2013.

Pink was joined by her husband, Carey Hart, and two children, Willow Sage and Jameson Moon, when she received a Hollywood Walk of Fame star in 2019.

“There is a power to believe in yourself, there is a power not to give up on life and not to give up on yourself,” she said in her speech at the time.

Pink released a song with her 9-year-old daughter, Willow Sage, called “Cover Me in Sunshine” in February.


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