American Music Awards Icon Award

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The American Music Awards Icon Award was first introduced on the American Music Awards of 2013.[1] Producer Larry Klein explained that the "Icon Award was created to honor an artist whose body of work has made a profound influence over pop music on a global level".[1] The first winner was Bajan singer Rihanna.[1]



  1. ^ a b c "Rihanna to Receive 'AMA Icon Award'". Billboard. November 15, 2013. Retrieved November 16, 2013.
  2. ^ "Lionel Richie Set to Receive Icon Award at 2022 American Music Awards". The Hollywood Reporter. 2022-11-07. Archived from the original on 2022-12-06.