Taylor Swift to be felicitated with first-ever Icon Award at 2019 Teen Choice Awards on 11 August

Press Trust of India

Jul 27, 2019 10:34:39 IST

Singer Taylor Swift will be honoured with the inaugural Icon Award at the 2019 Teen Choice Awards.

The 29-year-old singer will be the first recipient of the award. She will receive the special honour at the annual award show, scheduled to take place next month.

Taylor Swift to be felicitated with first-ever Icon Award at 2019 Teen Choice Awards on 11 August

Taylor Swift. Image from Twitter

"As one of the best-selling music artists of all time, with more than 50 million albums sold, Taylor Swift is a pop culture icon whose accolades and achievements go beyond topping music charts and selling out stadiums worldwide," a statement from FOX, obtained by Variety, said.

"Swift is also one of today's biggest social influencers, using her voice and platform to inspire and create positive change," it added.

The 2019 Teen Choice Awards will also see popular boy band, the Jonas Brothers, honoured with the Decade Award, which celebrates the group's evolution over the past 10 years.

A number of celebrities, including Avengers: Endgame star Robert Downey Jr., Jessica Alba, singers Madison Beer and Lauren Jauregui, Noah Centineo, and Fuller House actors Candace Cameron Bure and John Stamos, are set to make appearances at the award ceremony.

Updated Date: Jul 27, 2019 10:34:40 IST