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Lenny Kravitz music icon award


At People’s Choice ceremony

Grammy-winning singer and actor Lenny Kravitz will receive a Music Icon Award during this month’s People's Choice Awards ceremony, during which he will also perform.

“With 11 studio albums across a decades-long career, Lenny Kravitz has cemented himself as a global rock superstar,'' Jen Neal, executive vice president for live events and specials at NBCUniversal Entertainment, said in a statement. “Whether he's writing and performing his own hit songs or working behind the scenes writing for other industry greats, Lenny's musical gift is

truly unmatched. We're thrilled to honor him as this year's Music Icon and look forward to seeing what he brings to the stage.''

Kravitz is best known for hits including “American Woman,'' “Fly Away'' and “Are You Gonna Go My Way.'' He has sold more than 40 million albums and most recently wrote and recorded the song `”Road to Freedom'' for the Netflix film “Rustin.''

The Music Icon honor is in recognition of his “illustrious career and significant contributions to the music industry and the rock genre in particular.''

He will receive the honor during the People's Choice Awards ceremony set for Feb. 18 at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica.