Billboard Women in Music is an annual event held by Billboard. Its main award is titled Woman of the Year, established to recognize "women in the music industry who have made significant contributions to the business and who, through their work and continued success, inspire generations of women to take on increasing responsibilities within the field" according to the magazine.
Ariana Grande was awarded two times in 2014 and 2018.
The 2014 Billboard Women in Music Awards were held at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City on December 12, 2014.
Grande was awarded for "Rising Star" award, presented by her brother Frankie Grande.
|“||In a watershed year for female recording talent, Ariana Grande has managed to make an indelible mark as a young artist, we're so pleased to award Ariana our Rising Star accolade for 2014, and anxiously await what comes next.||”|
– Janice Min, co-president and chief creative officer of Guggenheim Media's Entertainment Group, which consists of Billboard
The 2018 Billboard Women in Music Awards were held at Manhattan, New York on December 6, 2018.
Grande was honored with the "Woman of the Year" award. She also performed her single "Thank U, Next".