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Quinta Brunson to Host Billboard Women in Music Awards

Quinta Brunson has been tapped to host the 2023 Billboard Women in Music Awards, which will take place March 1 at the YouTube Theater at Hollywood Park in Los Angeles. The Golden Globe- and Emmy-winning star and creator of Abbott Elementary will emcee the annual event, which honors artists, creators, producers and executives for their […]

Billboard Women in Music: Olivia Rodrigo’s Heartfelt Speech, Ciara’s Moment of Silence and More Top Moments

Billboard’s 2022 Women in Music event took over the YouTube Theater in Inglewood, California, on Wednesday evening, honoring female power players in the music industry — including Executive of the Year Golnar Khosrowshahi — as well as chart-topping newcomer Olivia Rodrigo, who is Billboard’s 2022 Woman of the Year. From incredible performances to inspiring speeches, […]

Billboard Partners With Twitter to Livestream the Women in Music Awards

Billboard announced Monday that it is partnering exclusively with Twitter to livestream its 2022 Women in Music Awards. The event will return in-person for the first time in two years, after going virtual due to the pandemic. The awards show will take place at the YouTube Theater at Hollywood Park in Los Angeles on March […]

Chloe x Halle, Cardi B, Dua Lipa Talk Injustice and “How Far We Still Have to Go” at Billboard Women in Music Awards

Stars including Cardi B, Chloe x Halle, Dua Lipa and Jessie Reyez discussed the specific pressures on female performers and injustice exposed in 2020 at Billboard's 15th annual Women in Music Awards on Thursday night.

Billie Eilish Named Billboard’s 2019 Woman of the Year

Billie Eilish was named Billboard's 2019 Woman of the Year. Previous honorees include Ariana Grande, Selena Gomez, Madonna, Lady Gaga and Taylor Swift.

Taylor Swift to Receive First-Ever Woman of the Decade Honor at Billboard’s Women in Music

Taylor Swift is set to become the first-ever recipient of Billboard's Woman of the Decade Award at the 2019 Women in Music Event on Dec. 12 at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles.

Alanis Morissette, Nicki Minaj, Brandi Carlile, Desiree Perez to Be Honored at Billboard’s 2019 Women in Music

Billboard's 14th annual Women in Music event is returning to Los Angeles, and this year's honorees are Alanis Morissette, Nicki Minaj, Brandi Carlile and Roc Nation chief operating officer Desiree Perez.

Ariana Grande, Janelle Monae and Others Awarded at 2018 Billboard Women in Music Event

A who's who of the music industry gathered at Pier 36 in lower Manhattan on Thursday night to honor this year's best and brightest female artists at the 2018 Billboard Women in Music event. Presenters included Alicia Keys, Dua Lipa, Anderson .Paak and Patti Labelle, while honorees included Kacey Musgraves, Janelle Monae, Cyndi Lauper and Woman of the Year recipient Ariana Grande.

Ariana Grande Accepts “Woman of the Year” at Billboard Women in Music 2018: “I Have Everything I’ve Ever Dreamt of Having”

Ariana Grande received the "Woman of the Year" award during Billboard's 2018 Women of the Year awards ceremony Thursday night in New York City.

Cyndi Lauper Accepts Icon Award at Billboard Women in Music 2018: “Sisterhood Is a Powerful Thing”

Cyndi Lauper received the Icon Award during Billboard's Women in Music awards on Thursday night in New York City.

Billboard’s 2018 Women in Music: Watch the Live Stream

Watch the live stream of the Billboard Women in Music event where Ariana Grande will receive the top honor during the Thursday night ceremony.

Billboard Women in Music: Honorees Stress Importance of Female Empowerment

Camila Cabello, Mary J Blige, Kelly Clarkson, Kehlani, Solange, Grace VanderWaal, Selena Gomez and Atlantic Records COO Julie Greenwald all accepted awards.