At this year’s Radio Disney Music Awards, the pop superstar will be presented with the first-ever Icon Award. The award recognizes an artist whose music is loved by Radio Disney fans of multiple generations and whose career goes beyond the limits of popular culture.
Spears has sold nearly 150 million records worldwide since her first single, “…Baby One More Time,” was released in 1998. Six of her albums debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 and she has more than 30 Billboard Hot 100 hits, including four No. 1s. With more than 15 singles played on Radio Disney, the station considers the pop princess one of the most successful entertainers and a true icon.
The 2017 RDMAs will take place Saturday, April 29, at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The two-hour telecast of the event will air Sunday, April 30, at 7 p.m. ET across multiple Disney-branded platforms.