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Janet Jackson makes surprise 'Billboard' Music Awards appearance to honor Mary J. Blige

The 56-year-old pop icon, who rarely makes public appearances shocked fans by showing up to present Mary J. Blige with the lifetime achievement Icon Award. Decked out in a top hat and tuxedo, Jackson received her own standing ovation prior to presenting her friend with the honor. The 2018 Icon Award recipient asked, "What makes an icon?". "Is it a multi-decade career full of not only hits, but those songs that make you feel a certain way when you hear them and get a certain look on your face? You know, the look that says, 'Girl, yes! I understand! Yes!'".

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