billboardyear of women in music The 2023 awards return on Wednesday (March 1) to honor some of the most influential figures in music today, including artists, creators, producers and executives, for their contributions to the industry and community. This year’s ceremony took place at the YouTube Theater in Los Angeles’ Hollywood Park and was hosted by award-winning author and actress Quinta Brunson.
Stars including Heidi Klum, Erika Jayne and Victoria Monet stunned on the red carpet ahead of the event.
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This year’s winner is SZA, who is billboardBecky G, who won the Impact Award, will also perform; Lana Del Rey, who won the Visionary Award; Kim Petras, who is performing and won the Chartbreaker Award; Latto, who won the Momentum Award; Honda’s rising star Doechii, who will perform well; The Ivy Queen, who won the Idol Award; performer Lainey Wilson, named Rulebreaker; Rosalia, who won the Bose Producer of the Year Award; and K-pop group TWICE, who will perform and receive the Breakthrough Award.
billboardEpic Records Chairman and CEO Sylvia Rhone received the 2023 Executive of the Year award. She is the first female and black industry executive to hold dual titles at a major record label.
Previously announced hosts include Dove Cameron, Sabrina Carpenter, Chloe Bailey, Coi Leray and Wondagurl.
The show kicks off at 10pm ET / 7pm PT and is available on Live on Billboard.comalso billboardYouTube channel.