Pink to Receive the Outstanding Contribution to Music Award at the BRITs

American singer/songwriter Pink is continuing to have a great start of 2019. After announcing that her new album is on the way and receiving a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the 39-year-old pop star will now be honored with an Outstanding Contribution to Music Award at this year’s BRIT Awards.

Pink will become the first non-British artist to receive the award, which will recognize her chart-topping ­success in the past two decades and the fact that she is one of the best-selling female music acts in the country. The list of previous Award winners includes David Bowie, Elton John, and Spice Girls.

“I am so honored to be recognized with the Outstanding Contribution to Music Award at the 2019 BRITs!” said Pink in a statement. “Since the beginning of my career the British fans have been some of the most fierce and loyal in the world. I am humbled to receive this honor and be in the company of an illustrious group of British icons!”

Pink will be presented with the award at the 2019 BRITs ceremony scheduled for February 20th at the O2 arena in London. Besides attending the ceremony as a special guest, “Get the Party Started” star will also close the event with a live performance.