Ricky Martin will be honoured for his charity work at a gala in New York on Wednesday night (02Jun10).
The Latino star will be the guest of honour at the Inspiration event, hosted by Australian pop star Kylie Minogue and held by The American Foundation for AIDS Research (AmFAR) at the New York Public Library in Manhattan.
Martin will be honoured for his work with children's charities, while legendary designer Jean-Paul Gaultier will receive a tribute for his contribution to fashion.
Cyndi Lauper is slated to perform and British singer Estelle will DJ during the event's runway show, according to New York Post gossip column Page Six.