Alanis Morissette, Nicki Minaj, Brandi Carlile and Desiree Perez will be honored at Billboard‘s 2019 Women in Music event to be held in Los Angeles on December 12.
Morissette will be presented with 2019’s Icon Award for her continuing contribution to the music industry over a career spanning decades with 21 million albums sold, Billboard said.
Minaj was selected for the Game Changer award after becoming the first woman to notch 100 appearances on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, while Carlile will receive the Trailblazer award.
Perez was named Billboard’s the Executive of the Year for leading Roc Nation successfully this year.
“Billboard’s Women in Music is an annual opportunity for us to celebrate undeniably influential women from across the industry,” said Billboard Editorial Director Hannah Karp.
She added, “This year, with honorees like Alanis Morissette, Brandi Carlile, Desiree Perez and Nicki Minaj, we are excited to highlight a diverse group of women pushing limits and breaking boundaries.”
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