Dolly Parton To Receive Hitmaker Award At Billboard’s Women In Music Event

Billboard‘s annual Women In Music event is set for Dec. 10, and Dolly Parton is among this year’s honorees for outstanding women in the industry. Parton will receive the 2020 Women In Music Hitmaker Award, which recognizes a songwriter whose compositions have significantly impacted culture. The 15th annual event will be presented virtually this year due to the pandemic, and will stream live starting at 8 p.m. ET.

Jennifer Lopez will also be honored with this year’s prestigious Icon Award for her impact on the music industry and the greater artistic community. Dua Lipa is set to receive the Powerhouse Award, given to an act whose music dominated streaming, sales and radio this year, and Cardi B will receive the prestigious Woman of the Year award at this year’s event.

Brianna Agyemang and Jamila Thomas, the trailblazing minds behind the movement #TheShowMustBePaused, which launched following the death of George Floyd, will be honored with the 2020 Executive of the Year Award.

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