Kylie Minogue inducted into Aria Hall of Fame

SYDNEY, Australia

The 43-year-old pop star got emotional after accepting the honor from Prime Minister Julia Gillard.

"I'm a very proud Australian," said Minogue. "I'm always bragging about our country wherever I am in the world and tonight's award means so much to me. And I just want to let all of you know and everyone at home that Australia I love you and I thank you very much."

Also honored was singer Pink; Australians voted her the most popular international artist. Pink was unable to attend, but she sent a video thanking her fans.

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