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Kesha Named Billboard’s “Trailblazer” For The 2016 Women In Music Awards

Kesha to receive trailblazer award-1Billboard is celebrating another year of Women in Music and has announced that Kesha will receive the “Trailblazer” award at the upcoming event. “She’s a force on stage, an inspiration in person and a true Trailblazer for millions of music fans around the world,” says co-president and Chief Creative Officer of The Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group Janice Min.

This year’s honorees also include “Chart Topper” award recipient Meghan Trainor and Halsey who will receive the “Rising Star” award. Each of women will perform at the event which takes place on December 9 before airing on Lifetime on December 11.

Check out Billboard’s announcement below.

(Photo credits: Kesha Instagram account; Billboard Twitter account)

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Meghan Trainor To Be Honored As “Chart Topper” At Billboard’s Women In Music

Meghan Trainor To Be Honored As Chart Topper At Billboard's Women In MusicMeghan Trainor has been added to the list of honorees at Billboard’s 11th annual Women in Music. Meghan, a recent Grammy Award-winning singer, will be honored as this year’s “Chart Topper.” The award calls out a female artist who made large achievements throughout the year on Billboard’s charts.

“Meghan Trainor’s one-of-a-kind voice and bold personal style have propelled her to the top o the Billboard charts,” president and chief creative officer of The Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group says. “From ‘All About that Base’ to ‘No,’ Trainor’s songs have helped make her the consummate ‘Chart Topper.'”

More honorees will be announced in the coming weeks and the Billboard 2016 Women in Music event will be held on December 9 in New York. The special will air on Lifetime December 12.

(Photo credits: mariadelmexico and Meghan Trainor Twitter accounts)

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Fifth Harmony Will Be Honored As “Group Of The Year” At Billboard’s Women In Music Event

Fifth Harmony Will Perform At Billboard's Women In MusicBillboard has announced that it will be honoring Fifth Harmony with the Group of the Year award. The girls are also scheduled to perform at the Women In Music event being held in New York City on December 11th.

“Fifth Harmony defines the consummate group dynamic: five women with a strong, united voice and a commitment to celebrating female empowerment,” Janice Min, the co-president and Chief Creative Officer of Guggenheim Media’s Entertainment Group, said. She then added, “They do it all so well, the very definition of a ‘Group of the Year.'” Continue Reading →

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