Jones, who will be seen in A Monster Calls and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story later this year, will collect the honour at the 2016 Britannia Awards ceremony in Beverly Hills on October 28.
British Artist Of The Year “pays tribute to a talented British artist whose outstanding performances in a year have demonstrated the high quality of their craftsmanship… a person who represents the best of British talent.”
Prior recipients include Emma Watson, Daniel Craig, Kate Winslet, Tilda Swinton, Helena Bonham Carter, Emily Blunt, Michael Sheen, Rachel Weisz and James Cordon.
Jones earned a lead actress Academy Award nod in 2015 for her role opposite Eddie Redmayne in The Theory Of Everything. She also stars in December release Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
“Felicity Jones is one of the finest, most sought-after