Janet Jackson is set to receive the first-ever "Impact" Award at this year's RDMAs. The award goes out to the beloved music icon in recognition of her impact on society and entertainment, especially her positive influence on women. Her work has inspired generations of children and adults, alike, including some of today's biggest superstars. Ms. Jackson joins Carrie Underwood, who will be receiving the "Hero" Award, and Kelly Clarkson, who will be receiving the "Icon" Award, in the list of honorees at the sixth annual show.
The 2018 Radio Disney Music Awards will take place on Fri. June 22, at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. This year's musical performers include Carrie Underwood with Ludacris, Kelly Clarkson, Meghan Trainor, Charlie Puth, Marshmello, Echosmith and "American Idol" winner Maddie Poppe. You can also expect an all-star lineup of presenters and attendees for what is music's biggest family event.
The Radio Disney Music Awards airs Sat. June 23 at 8 p.m. EDT/PDT on the Disney Channel. You can also catch the show on multiple Disney-branded platforms, including Radio Disney, the Radio Disney app, the DisneyNOW app and Disney.com/RDMA.
As for the one and only Janet Jackson, she's picking things up this summer with an extension of her State of the World Tour. Show dates run across the country. Stops include the Essence Festival in New Orleans on July 8; FYF Fest in Los Angeles on July 22; Panorama Music Festival in New York on July 28; and Outside Lands in San Francisco on Aug. 12.