Modern music legends Phoebe Bridgers, Saweetie and Doja Cat will each be presented with honours at 2022’s Billboard Women in Music Awards.
Rap stars Doja and Saweetie are to reieve the Powerhouse and Game Changer Awards, respectively, whilst this year’s Trailblazer Award will go to the rising folk-pop icon Phoebe Bridgers.
The awards are to be bestowed during the upcoming presentation on 2nd March at the Youtube Theatre in L.A, hosted by R&B stalwart Ciara.
Billboard’s Editorial Director, Hannah Karp, released a statement saying: “We are once again thrilled to recognise a diverse group of incredibly powerful women driving the music business and shaping pop culture. From legendary acts to those just beginning to make a name for themselves, these are all women pushing the envelope and inspiring fans around the world with their musicality, determination, attitude and style.
“We are thrilled to bring these influencers together for a night of incredible performances and inspiring conversation about the future of music.”
Further honours will be presented to blues legend Bonnie Raitt who will receive the Icon Award, Latin star Karol G who will take home the Rule Breaker Award, Gabby Barrett who receives the Rising Star Award and Summer Walker who is slated for the 2022 Chartbreaker Award.
Julian Holguin, Billboard’s president, also commented: “Billboard’s Women in Music is an annual opportunity for us to celebrate undeniably influential women from across the industry. From Doja Cat to Karol G, Saweetie and Bonnie Raitt, we couldn’t be more thrilled to honor this diverse group of women pushing limits and breaking down boundaries with a show-stopping live event, and for the first time, invite fans to join in on the celebration in-person.”
Original Source: Music News