AceShowbiz - %cBritney Spears%' fans are up for a treat this weekend as %cHailee Steinfeld%, %cKelsea Ballerini% and %cSofia Carson% will perform a medley in tribute to the pop superstar at Radio Disney Music Awards 2017. The announcement was made on Twitter by Radio Disney on Wednesday, April 26.
"@HaileeSteinfeld @KelseaBallerini & @SofiaCarson will be performing a medley of @britneyspears' iconic hits!" so read the tweet. Britney is set to receive the first-ever Icon Award at the event. The inaugural award is to recognize "a distinguished artist whose career transcends popular culture and whose music is loved by generations of Radio Disney fans."
Phil Guerini, the Vice President of music strategy at Disney Channels Worldwide and General Manager of the Radio Disney Network, previously said in a statement, "Having just celebrated 20 years of Radio Disney in 2016, we are excited to introduce the RDMA 'Icon' Award as special recognition of an artist whose music has been loved and adored by generations of Radio Disney fans. We are proud to celebrate Britney as the first recipient for this award acknowledging her chart-topping career on Radio Disney since 1998."
The Radio Disney Music Awards will take place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Saturday, April 29. %cAlessia Cara%, %cNoah Cyrus%, %cJulia Michaels% and more will also take the stage at the event.