Lady Gaga To Be Named Woman of The Year at Billboard’s 2015 Women in Music Event
Between the operatic chops Lady Gaga offered at this year's Academy Awards and her grittier, avant-garde Artpop, the Cheek to Cheek singer has proven to have a perennial appeal. For now, though, 2015 is most definitely her year.
Gaga, who's at work on her fifth studio album with RedOne, has earned the honor of Billboard's Woman of the Year, the company announced today (September 29). Billboard will present her with the title at this year's Women in Music awards, which named Taylor Swift queen in 2014 and also honored Aretha Franklin, Ariana Grande, Iggy Azalea, Jessie J, Charli XCX and Idina Menzel.
Lifetime will air the Women in Music event for the first time in its 10-year run, and network Executive Vice President Liz Gateley is happy to play host.
"Lady Gaga is an extraordinary artist, emblematic of the strength, courage and fortitude that Lifetime celebrates, and we are thrilled to offer our platform to recognize her in every way she deserves," Gateley said in a statement, according to the site.
Lifetime's deal will extend for a total of three years, during which two additional Billboard queens will be crowned. Billboard will announce additional 2015 honorees in the coming weeks.
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