Prince to be honored at 2013 Billboard Awards

updated on 21/1/2013 at 09h31
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Prince will be honored with an Icon Award during the 2013 Billboard Music Awards.

 Photo: Getty Images
Photo: Getty Images

This year's show will be broadcast live May 19 on ABC from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

Prince also will perform on the Don Mischer-produced show, a rare televised appearance for the 54-year-old genre-bending singer whose hits include "Purple Rain," ''1999" and "Kiss."

Previous Icon winners include Stevie Wonder and Neil Diamond.

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