US singer and musician Prince (born Prince Rogers Nelson) performs on stage at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, outside Paris, on June 30, 2011. AFP PHOTO BERTRAND GUAY (Photo credit should read BERTRAND GUAY/AFP/Getty Images)
This year's show will be broadcast live May 19 on ABC from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
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."
Previous Icon winners include Stevie Wonder and Neil Diamond.
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