Women of all ages continue to dabble in the music scene. The Billboard Music Awards recognized female artists of all musical genres recognized for writing and producing their records. Here are the BBMA winning women.
The Woman Post | Carolina Rodríguez Monclou
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The 18-year-old singer won the Best Billboard 200 Album award for her 2019 album "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?" Eilish is set for 12 awards, including Best Artist, Best Female Artist, and Best New Artist. This is the first time she has been nominated at the awards ceremony. Her album won between Ariana Grande's "Thank U Next", Khalid's "Free Spirit," Post Malone's "Hollywood's Bleeding" and Taylor Swift's "Lover."
Pink likes to use her profile to draw attention to social and humanitarian issues. In 2017, the singer received one of the most prestigious accolades in the industry: the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award. Past honorees included big names like Britney Spears, Beyoncé, and Rihanna. This year at the Billboard Music Awards, the artist took home the Touring Artist award. In 2019, Pink's Beautiful Trauma World Tour was a huge success with 159 shows in North America, Oceania, and Europe.
Lizzo won the Top Song Sales Artist award at the BBMAs. The "Good As Hell" singer used her acceptance speech to implore people in the United States to vote. Lizzo said: "I've been thinking a lot about the repression and the voices that refused to be suppressed, and I wonder if I would be here right now if it weren't for the great black women who refuse to have their voices suppressed." During the ceremony, the entertainer wore a Christian Siriano dress with the word "VOTE" completely printed.
The contemporary musician and composer was awarded the Best Christian Artist. Daigle was born on September 9, 1991, in Louisiana. After attending Louisiana State University, the singer competed on American Idol in 2010 and 2012, reaching the Hollywood round in the senior year. Centricity signed with Daigle and her debut album "How Can It Be" reached the top of the Christian charts. Since then, it has made history.
The "Please Me" singer won the Female Rap Artist award at the BBMA this year. In 2019, the famous rapper led the awards with 21 nominations. Cardi B was the first rapper to win the Best Rap Album award as a solo artist. Since then, her career has been quite successful not only in music but also in business. She even partnered with Fashion Nova to launch her Cardi B collection.
The multi-award-winning singer-songwriter won the Best Country Female Artist award. She fell in love with music at age 12 when her father bought her a guitar. The same year she began to write songs. She grew up in Texas before moving to Nashville and is now one of the most significant references in the genre.
Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes won the Best Collaboration award voted by the fans. The female artist dominated the world charts with her song "Havana." The former member of Fifth Harmony, a girl group best known for their hit song "Work from Home," became a pop princess with her unique and charming voice. Her latest album, "Romance", includes the hit "Señorita".
The electropop artist won Top Dance / Electronic Song for her song "Close To Me," which has more than 134 million views on YouTube. Her albums "Lights" and "Halcyon Days" went double and triple platinum. After performing at a college microphone competition, she wowed Jamie Lillywhite, who works with the Turn First Artists company, and landed it. She became popular covering famous songs.
The artist won the award for Best Female R&B Artist. A record label executive discovered her. Summer has always been a thoughtful person who liked to keep to herself, but music still influences her life and she feels like she can trust the industry. Some of her hit songs are "Playing Games" and "Girls Need Love".
Although men primarily dominate the music industry, more and more female voices top the music charts. This is a generation where talent is appreciated from all sides, embracing young singers like Billie Eilish and non-traditional artists like Lizzo. Music can promote sisterhood among young audiences, especially young girls who look up to these artists.