Mary J. Blige To Receive Billboard's Women In Music Icon Award

Billboard To Honor Mary J. Blige With Women In Music Icon Award

Mary J. Blige will be honored with the “Icon” award at Billboard’s annual Women In Music awards ceremony and dinner.

The event will take place on November 30 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom in Los Angeles where Grace VanderWaal will also receive the “Rising Star” award.

Via Billboard:

“The Billboard Women in Music event was created to spotlight female trailblazers in the music industry,” Dana Miller, chief marketing officer of The Hollywood Reporter – Billboard Media Group, says. “Whether entertaining sold-out crowds or signing the next big artist, the women we celebrate are powerful leaders and pioneers, creating inspirational legacies and opening doors.”

The Women in Music red carpet pre-show and awards ceremony are scheduled to live stream via Twitter on Nov. 30 from 6 to 9 p.m. PT / 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. ET.

Congrats to Mary J. Blige and don’t forget to check out her great performance in the “Mudbound,” which premieres on Netflix on Friday, November 17.