Janet Jackson will be given the first ever Ultimate Icon Award at the 2015 BET Awards.
The 49 year old pop icon will be honored during the 15th annual award ceremony at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.
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Before accepting her well deserved recognition, some of today’s biggest stars will perform a dance tribute in her honor including Ciara, Tinashe and Jason Derulo.
I am absolutely HONORED to perform in the @JanetJackson tribute at the @BETAwards. She is an icon & inspiration. This is a dream come true!
— Tinashe (@Tinashe) June 23, 2015
Jackson will embark on her Unbreakable World Tour, her first in seven years. The award show will also include performances from Nicki Minaj, Kendrick Lamar and the cast of Empire
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The festivities go down Sunday, June 28 at 8pm.