Janet Jackson will be honored and will perform a medley of her hits as part of the upcoming telecast of the MTV EMAs. MTV announced that Jackson will receive the network’s 2018 “Global Icon” award.
The program will air worldwide on Nov. 4.
“Janet Jackson is one of the most influential entertainers of the modern era,” MTV says in its announcement. “Her recent single, ‘Made For Now,’ with Reggaeton superstar Daddy Yankee debuted at #1 on iTunes charts and the video currently has nearly 45 million views. Her music has won her six Grammy Awards, two Emmy nominations, a Golden Globe Award, a nomination for an Academy Award along with dozens of American Music Awards, MTV Video Music Awards and Billboard Music Awards. She has received accolades as an actress as well including the NAACP Best Supporting Actor award.”
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