Billboard Honors Karol G as Woman of the Year at Women in Music 2024

Published February 8, 2024

At the highly-anticipated Billboard Women in Music event, Karol G, an influential Latin Grammy winner, has been celebrated as the 2024 Woman of the Year. This recognition is part of an annual tradition where Billboard, a leading music publication, honors female artists who have made significant contributions to the music industry and society.

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Tracee Ellis Ross, an acclaimed actor and producer, will be hosting the ceremony. The event promises outstanding performances from an impressive roster including Victoria Monét, TEMS, Charli XCX, Luísa Sonza, Maren Morris, NewJeans, and Young Miko. Karol G is not only being honored but will also perform on stage. This year’s attendees should be prepared for an evening that showcases the power and diversity of women in the music industry.

Trailblazing Achievements of Karol G

Born in Medellín, Colombia, Karol G has earned her place in music history. She skyrocketed to global fame with her album 'MAÑANA SERÁ BONITO', the first Spanish-language album by a female artist to debut at the top of the Billboard 200. Her subsequent work continued to break records, and her impact extends beyond music to business and philanthropy.

Karol G's enterprise, Bichota Records, is a testament to her business acumen, while her Con Cora Foundation represents her commitment to lifting women in vulnerable situations. The foundation works towards empowering women who are leading households or dealing with difficult circumstances, highlighting Karol G's dedication to giving back.

Other Distinctions and How to Join the Event

The evening will also see a range of other stars receiving prestigious Billboard awards including Kylie Minogue, Maren Morris, and Ice Spice, among others. For those enthusiastic to witness these momentous awards, tickets are available for the public and the event will be streamed online for fans worldwide.

The music world applauds Karol G as she joins the ranks of past Woman of the Year honorees, continuing to blaze trails and inspire future generations of artists.

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