In fairness, we're pretty surprised that it took Billboard this long to bestow Janet Jackson with an 'Icon' award.

Nevertheless, the pop star received the honour at last night's ceremony and she also performed a short medley of hits that included 'Nasty', 'If' and 'Throb', although we would have liked to see more.

Still, at 52 she's still got the moves and the voice (and we're still waiting for that Dublin gig to be rescheduled).

Watch her performance and acceptance speech below: