Billboard’s 2022 Women in Music Awards Will Honor Bonnie Raitt & More – Billboard
BillboardThe 2022 Women in Music Awards return to Los Angeles.
This year’s event, organized by Ciarawill take place on March 2 at the YouTube Theater in LA’s Hollywood Park and for the very first time, tickets to attend the Women in Music Awards will be made available to the public. Tickets will go on sale in February.
The annual Women in Music event recognizes top artists, producers and leaders in music for their contributions to the music industry and their communities. Bonnie Raitt will receive the Icon Award, and Gabby Barrette will receive the Rising Star Award presented by Honda.
Phoebe Bridger is the 2022 Trailblazer Award recipient, and Doja Cat will be honored with the Powerhouse Award. Karl G. will receive the Rule Breaker Award, Saweetie will receive the Game Changer Award and summer walker gets this year’s Chartbreaker Award.
All of the aforementioned winners will also perform at the annual ceremony. Additionally, the founder and CEO of Reservoir Media Golnar Khosrowshahi will receive the Executive of the Year award.
“We are once again thrilled to recognize a diverse group of incredibly powerful women who are leading the music industry and shaping pop culture,” said Billboardthe editorial director of Hannah Karp. “From legendary artists to those just starting to make a name for themselves, these are all women who push boundaries and inspire fans around the world with their musicality, determination, attitude and style. We are thrilled to bring together these influencers for an evening of incredible performances and inspiring conversations about the future of music.
“BillboardWomen in Music is an annual opportunity for us to celebrate undeniably influential women across the industry,” said Julian Holguin, President of Billboard. “From Doja Cat to Karol G, Saweetie and Bonnie Raitt, we couldn’t be more thrilled to honor this diverse group of women pushing boundaries and breaking boundaries with a live show, and for the first time, inviting fans to join participate in the celebration in person.
More winners, including the 2022 Woman of the Year award recipient, performers, celebrity presenters and more will be announced soon. Sponsors of the event include Honda, presenter of the Rising Star Award.
The 2022 Women in Music Awards will be broadcast live, with more details to be announced. For more information about Women in Music and to keep up to date with the latest announcements, visit billboardwomeninmusic.comand follow on Instagram and Twitter @billboard with the hashtag #BBWomenInMusic.