The 2013 Billboard Music Awards are returning to Las Vegas on Sunday, May 19, and will honor the legendary artistPrince during a live ABC broadcast from the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Prince Performance Stage - P 2012

Prince will be presented with the Billboard Icon Award and is set to deliver what will likely be an unforgettable performance during the broadcast, produced by Don Mischer and sponsored by Chevrolet and the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, reported.

The “Purple Rain” singer-songwriter-musician follows the 2012 Icon recipient, Stevie Wonder, who received a multi-tiered tribute led by Alicia Keys. Also at last year’s eventAdele dominated with 12 awards, including top artist, pop artist and female artist, while LMFAO followed with six nods, including for Hot 100 Song of the Year (“Party Rock Anthem“).

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