Following the footsteps of Cher, Prince and Mariah Carey among others, the ‘Ask Me How I Know’ singer will be the ninth person to be honored with the special accolade.
AceShowbiz -Country legend Garth Brooks is to receive the ICON accolade at the 2020 Billboard Music Awards.
“The Much Too Young (to Feel This Damn Old)” hitmaker will be the ninth person to be honoured with the prize, when he is celebrated at the bash at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on 29 April.
He follows Cher, Neil Diamond, Celine Dion, Jennifer Lopez, Prince, Stevie Wonder, Janet Jackson and last year’s recipient Mariah Carey as an honouree.
At the ceremony, which will be hosted by Kelly Clarkson, he will take the stage to perform some of his greatest hits from a career that’s landed him songs on the Billboard Hot Country chart in the 1980s,’90s, ’00s, ’10s and ’20s – the only artist to do so.
The 2020 Billboard Music Awards will air live on U.S. network NBC.
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