LIVE: Billboard Women in Music Awards 2023

The Billboard Women in Music Awards will return to the YouTube Theatre in Los Angeles on March 1. Hosted by “Abbott Elementary’s” Quinta Brunson, the annual event will honor female power players who continue to make significant contributions and inspire generations.

Ahead of the event, Billboard released its annual Women in Music issue, which features SZA as Woman of the Year. In the new issue, the Grammy Award-winning singer gears up for the deluxe edition of her chart-topping album, “SOS” and an arena tour. SZA also opens up about her success in the music industry and her mindset for the future.

“I’m looking forward to feeling proud of myself and not just smiling and nodding at accolades but really feeling it internally and knowing that I’m good enough,” songwriter explained. 

SZA joins a star-studded list of honorees including, Latto (Powerhouse Award), Doechii (Rising Star Award presented by Honda), Lana Del Ray (Visionary Award), Rosalia (Producer of the Year Award), Kim Petras (Chartbreaker Award), Becky G (Impact Award presented by American Express), Ivy Queen (Icon Award), Lainey Wilson (Rule Breaker Award), and TWICE (Breakthrough Award).

TWICE will make history as the first K-pop group to be honored at the Billboard Women in Music Awards. To commemorate the milestone, Billboard has created a collectible zine to mark the historic achievement on The exclusive publication features a special cover image and photos with solo shots of Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Momo, Sana, Jihyo, Mina, Dahyun, Chaeyoung and Tzuyu. The zine also features a detailed story about TWICE’s success from the group’s 2015 debut and their sold-out U.S. arena tour. 

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PHOTOS: Discover the honorees and celebrity arrivals at the 2022 Billboard Women in Music Awards in the gallery. 

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