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Britney Spears has been tapped to receive the Radio Disney Music Awards’ inaugural Icon Award at this year’s ceremony.

Britney Spears

The Icon Award, of the Radio Disney Music Awards will take place on Saturday, April 29, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

 

The award was created to recognize artists who have not only cultivated massive success in pop culture, but one who also has a strong following of Radio Disney fans.

According to Phil Guerini, Vice President, music strategy at Disney Channels Worldwide and general manager at Radio Disney Network:

“Having just celebrated 20 years of Radio Disney in 2016, we are excited to introduce the DMA Icon Award as special recognition of an artist whose music has been loved and adored by generations of Radio Disney fans. We are proud to celebrate Britney as the first recipient for this award acknowledging her chart-topping career on Radio Disney since 1998.”

Written by Clement Oluwasegun

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