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Janet Jackson is adding to her trophy collection with yet another prestigious honor: the BMI Icon Award, handed out annually by the performing rights organization BMI. According to the PR Newswire, She will receive the award August 30th at the 2018 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards in Atlanta.

BMI Vice President Catherine Brewton said, “As one of the most influential entertainers of all time, Janet Jackson’s artistry and music transcends generations and has inspired many with messages of empowerment that can be heard throughout her rich catalog of music.”

Brewton added, “She is the definition of an icon, and I can’t think of anyone more deserving of this honor.”

Past recipients of the award include James BrownPatti LaBelleAl GreenNile Rodgers and Snoop Dogg.

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