Women In Music

Billboard Women in Music: Where to Watch Lady Gaga & More Being Honored, Plus a Trailer

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Lady Gaga performs onstage during the Billboard Women in Music Luncheon on Dec. 11, 2015 in New York City. 

The event airs Friday, Dec. 18, at 8 p.m. ET on Lifetime.

Billboard’s annual Women in Music event occurred on Friday (Dec. 11) at Cipriani Midtown in New York, but you can watch it all go down when it's broadcast on Lifetime at 8 p.m. ET on Friday, Dec. 18.

Lady Gaga Accepts Woman of the Year Honor at Billboard Women in Music 2015

While the event’s buildup led to Lady Gaga’s crowning as the 2015 Woman of the Year, the publication also celebrated Loretta Lynn, Selena Gomez and Alabama Shakes’ Brittany Howard, among many others. In her acceptance speech, Gaga praised women’s importance in music, “Women provide a wisdom to music that is very unique and special. It is a perspective no one else can have because we bear life.”


The full list of honorees is below.

Lady Gaga, Woman of the Year
Selena Gomez, Chart-Topper
Kelsea Ballerini, Rising Star
Fifth Harmony, Group of the Year
Loretta Lynn, Legend
Brittany Howard, Powerhouse
Missy Elliott, Innovator
Tori Kelly, Breakthrough
Demi Lovato, Rulebreaker
Lana Del Rey, Trailblazer

2015 Billboard Women in Music