Kesha, Proven Pioneer, To Receive Billboard’s Women in Music Trailblazer Award
The "Timber" singer, whose most recent tour with The Creepies wrapped up in October, will receive the Trailblazer award at Billboard's Women in Music event in December, the company announced today (November 21). Kesha's had four No. 1 singles and boasts digital sales of more than 32 million.
More importantly, she's a fighter, President and Chief Creative Officer of The Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group Janice Min said in a statement.
"By combining artistic fearlessness with unbounded creative energy, Kesha has continually pushed the limits of what was once thought possible in pop music," Min said. "She's a force on stage, an inspiration in person and a true Trailblazer for millions of music fans around the world."
Kesha joins an all-star lineup at the show: Madonna has been named 2016's Woman of the Year, Halsey has been deemed the show's Rising Star, Meghan Trainor is set to receive the Chart Topper Award, Andra Day will be named Industry Powerhouse and Shania Twain will receive the icon award. Day, Halsey, and Trainor will perform.
The show will film on December 9 in New York City and air on Lifetime on December 12.
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