On Wednesday, Lil Wayne’s “Ice-Territory” was named Billboard Music Award of the Year by Billboard, a coveted honor for music producers and performers.
“We couldn’t be more excited about it.
This is just a culmination of so many years of hard work and dedication,” Wayne said in a statement.
“The fans, the fans, are always the most important part of any artist’s success, and this honor means so much to us.
To hear the award-winning songstress received this honor is a huge step forward.”
Lil Wayne has made a name for himself as a rapper and songwriter with hits such as “I Don’t Care” and “Lose Yourself” that have been charting on the Billboard Hot 100 chart since 2005.
His biggest hit was a track titled “Ice” that debuted at No. 2 on the Hot 100 in 2017.
It’s been a long road for Lil Wayne, who has been battling cancer for the past decade.
He battled Stage 4 melanoma in 2013 and underwent a second round of chemotherapy in 2015.
He also battled multiple skin cancers in 2017, including a skin cancer, a cystic fibrosis-like condition, a skin disease, and a thyroid condition.