LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prince will be honored with an Icon Award during the 2013 Billboard Music Awards.
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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.”READ MORE: Fallen Minnesota Officers Honored With NFTs: 'It's Like A Digital Tombstone'
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