BillboardThe 2022 Women in Music Awards are returning to Los Angeles.
This year’s event, hosted by Ciara, will take place on March 2 at the YouTube Theater in LA’s Hollywood Park, and for the first time, Tickets to attend the Women in Music Awards will be available to the public. Tickets will go on sale in February.
The annual Women in Music event recognizes music’s top female artists, producers and executives for their contributions to the music industry and their communities. Bonnie Wright will receive the Icon Award, and Gabby Barrett will receive the Rising Star Award presented by Honda.
Phoebe Bridgers is the 2022 Trailblazer Award recipient, and will be honored with the Doja Cat Powerhouse Award. Carol G will receive the Rule Breaker Award, Sweetie will receive the Game Changer Award and Summer Walker will receive this year’s Chartbreaker Award.
All the aforementioned honorees will also perform at the annual event. Additionally, Founder and CEO of Reservoir Media Golnar Khosrowshahi Received the Executive of the Year Award.
“We’re thrilled to once again recognize a diverse group of incredibly strong women who are driving the music business and shaping pop culture,” said BillboardIts editorial director, Hannah Karp. “From legendary acts to those just starting to make a name for themselves, they are all pushing the envelope and inspiring fans around the world with their music, determination, attitude and style. We are thrilled to bring these influencers together for an incredible performance and inspiring conversation about the future of music.”
“Billboard‘Women in Music’ is an annual opportunity for us to celebrate the incredibly influential women across the industry,” said President Julianne Holguin. Billboard. “From Doja Kat to Carol G, Sweetie and Bonnie Raitt, we couldn’t be more thrilled to honor this diverse group of women pushing boundaries and breaking boundaries through show stopping live events and, for the first time, to invite fans to join. Celebrating in person.
Additional honorees will be announced soon, including 2022 Woman of the Year award recipients, performers, celebrity presenters and more. Sponsors of the event include Honda, the presenter of the Rising Star Awards.
The 2022 Women in Music Awards will stream live, with more details to be announced. For more information on Women in Music and to keep up with the latest announcements, visit billboardwomeninmusic.comAnd follow @billboard on Instagram and Twitter with the hashtag #BBWomenInMusic.