In the last 24 hours, P!nk revealed she has a new single and album on the way, recieved a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and now she’s set to recieve a very special BRIT Award.
The BRIT Awards announced Wednesday (Feb. 6) that P!nk will recieve the Outstanding Contribution to Music Award at this year’s awards show, making her the first non-British artist to receive the prize.
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…For the absolutely ICONIC recipient of The #BRITs Outstanding Contribution to Music Award…
— BRIT Awards (@BRITs) 6 февраля 2019 г.
P!nk is receiving the award in recognition of her chart-topping success that spans two decades in the U.K., with achievements like becoming one of the country’s best-selling female artists, receiving nine BRIT nominations total, and winning a BRIT Award for international female solo artist in 2003.
The pop artist is also set to go on a U.K. stadium tour this summer, with dates starting in June.
“I am so honored to be recognized with the Outstanding Contribution to Music Award at the 2019 BRITs!” P!nk said in a statement. “Since the beginning of my career the British fans have been some of the most fierce and loyal in the world. I am humbled to receive this honor and be in the company of an illustrious group of British icons!”
The upcoming awards show will close the show with a live performance by P!nk and also feature performances from some of the country’s biggest stars throughout the night. The 2019 BRIT Awards will be held Feb. 20 at the O2 arena in London.