Beyonce Lands Millennium Award

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May 10, 2011 | 4:05am EST

Beyonce is to be honored with the Millennium Award at the 2011 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on 22 May.
She will attend the prizegiving at the MGM Grand Garden Arena to accept the honor.

The Billboard Millennium Award will recognize Beyonce’s career achievements and influence in the music industry. Previously, Billboard named Beyonce its Woman of the Year in October 2009, and Top Female Artist of the Decade in December 2009.

The show will be a star-studded affair – Rihanna, the Black Eyed Peas, Keith Urban, Lady Antebellum, Cee Lo Green, Nicki Minaj, Pitbull and Taio Cruz are among the performers at the awards.