Britney Spears to be honored at Billboard awards

Posted at 12:31 PM, May 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-02 16:08:32-04

Britney Spears will receive a big honor at the 2016 Billboard Music Awards.

Spears will be honored with the Millennium Award which "recognizes outstanding career achievements and influence in the music industry," the award show announced on Monday.

Watch the Billboard Music Awards May 22 on ABC15 starting at 7 p.m.

She will also perform a medley of her top hits. So you can probably expect to hear "Oops!...I did it again", "Baby One More Times" and "Toxic."

Past winners include Beyonce (2011) and Whitney Houston (2012).

The multi-platinum and Grammy-award winning singer has sold over 70 million albums, singles and songs in the U.S., nearly 100 million worldwide. She is currently performing in Las Vegas where she has a residency show, Britney: Piece of Me.

The Billboard Music Awards air May 22 on ABC15 and will be hosted by Ludacris and Ciara.