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Olivia Rodrigo, Saweetie and Doja Cat at the 2022 Billboard Women In Music Awards in Inglewood

Many of the industry’s latest and greatest turned out on Wednesday night to attend the 2022 Billboard Women In Music Awards in Inglewood, California.

Olivia Rodrigo, Doja Cat and rapper Saweetie were among the female musicians honored for their chart-topping achievements over the past year, with Rodrigo snagging the coveted Woman Of The Year gong.

The annual ceremony was held at the YouTube Theater at Hollywood Park and hosted by Ciara, who was named Billboard’s Woman Of The Year back in 2009.

Woman Of The Year Olivia Rodrigo hit the red carpet in a white ruffled spaghetti strap maxi dress and a pair of punky platform boots.  

The 19-year-old songstress emphasized her tiny waistline with a black leather harness featuring diamond buckles.

Her flowing brunette hair was parted down the middle and worn down. The Good 4U hitmaker modeled several chunky silver rings.

Rodrigo’s eyelids were doused in silver glitter and a pair of faux lashes were applied to create a more dramatic look. 

Coveted award: Woman Of The Year Olivia Rodrigo hit the red carpet in a white ruffled spaghetti strap maxi dress and a pair of punky platform boots

Goth glam: The 19-year-old songstress emphasized her tiny waistline with a black leather harness featuring diamond buckles

Goth glam: The 19-year-old songstress emphasized her tiny waistline with a black leather harness featuring diamond buckles

Glittery: Rodrigo's eyelids were doused in silver glitter and a pair of faux lashes were applied to create a more dramatic look

Glittery: Rodrigo’s eyelids were doused in silver glitter and a pair of faux lashes were applied to create a more dramatic look

Rodrigo achieved superstardom in 2021 with the release of her debut single Drivers License in January of that year.

The breakup ballad sat at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart for eight weeks.

Rodrigo’s follow-up single Good 4U, which hit the airwaves just days before the release of her debut studio album Sour in May, peaked at No. 1 for one week.

Sour became the year’s highest-charting Billboard 200 album, with the record sitting at No. 1 for five weeks beginning in June. 

Busty: Saweetie put on a very busty display as she modeled a barely-there black gown ahead of the night's ceremony

Busty: Saweetie put on a very busty display as she modeled a barely-there black gown ahead of the night’s ceremony

Plunging: The 28-year-old rapper's daring dress had a plunging mesh bodice that only concealed her nipples

Leggy: The dress' see-through fringe skirt showed off her toned legs.

Plunging: The 28-year-old rapper’s daring dress had a plunging mesh bodice that only concealed her nipples

Flowing: Saweetie donned a long auburn wig that flowed down to her knees in softly curled strands

Flowing: Saweetie donned a long auburn wig that flowed down to her knees in softly curled strands

Game changer: The Icy Girl hitmaker is the winner of this year's Game Changer Award, as well as one of the slated performers

Game changer: The Icy Girl hitmaker is the winner of this year’s Game Changer Award, as well as one of the slated performers

Saweetie put on a very busty display as she modeled a barely-there black gown ahead of the night’s ceremony.

The 28-year-old rapper’s daring dress had a plunging mesh bodice that only concealed her nipples while the see-through fringe skirt showed off her toned legs.

She added height to her 5foot7inch frame in a pair of strappy black heels.

Saweetie donned a long auburn wig that flowed down to her knees in softly curled strands.

Head turner: Doja Cat turned heads on the red carpet in a plunging avant-garde gown with exaggerated hips

Head turner: Doja Cat turned heads on the red carpet in a plunging avant-garde gown with exaggerated hips

Sleek: The Woman hitmaker's long raven hair was slicked back and hung down her back in straightened strands

Diamond darling: The 26-year-old singer added sparkle to her monochromatic look with dangling diamond earrings and a matching choker necklace

Sleek: The Woman hitmaker’s long raven hair was slicked back and hung down her back in straightened strands

Powerhouse: Doja Cat is the recipient of the Powerhouse Award, which is given to an artist who whose music dominated streaming, sales and radio

Powerhouse: Doja Cat is the recipient of the Powerhouse Award, which is given to an artist who whose music dominated streaming, sales and radio

Billboard Women In Music 2022 honorees

Gabby Barrett – Rising Star Award presented by Honda

Phoebe Bridgers – Trailblazer Award

Doja Cat – Powerhouse Award

H.E.R. – Impact Award

Karol G – Rule Breaker Award

 Bonnie Raitt – Icon Award

Olivia Rodrigo – Woman Of The Year

Saweetie – Game Changer Award

Summer Walker – Chartbreaker Award

 

The Icy Girl hitmaker is the winner of this year’s Game Changer Award, as well as one of the slated performers.

Doja Cat turned heads on the red carpet in a plunging avant-garde gown with exaggerated hips.

The 26-year-old singer added sparkle to her monochromatic look with dangling diamond earrings and a matching choker necklace.

The Woman hitmaker’s long raven hair was slicked back and hung down her back in straightened strands.

Host: The annual ceremony was hosted by Ciara, who was named Billboard's Woman Of The Year back in 2009

Host: The annual ceremony was hosted by Ciara, who was named Billboard’s Woman Of The Year back in 2009

Eager: Ciara was one of the first to arrive to the ultra glamorous red carpet with her hunky pro-football player husband Russell Wilson

Eager: Ciara was one of the first to arrive to the ultra glamorous red carpet with her hunky pro-football player husband Russell Wilson

Wild side: The 36-year-old singer showed off her trim and toned legs in a flowy animal print dress

Dramatic: The sizzling garment had thigh-high slits up each leg as well as a plunging neckline that highlighted Ciara's ample cleavage

Wild side: The 36-year-old singer showed off her trim and toned legs in a flowy animal print dress

Doja Cat is the recipient of the Powerhouse Award, which is given to an artist who whose music dominated streaming, sales and radio.

Fans were able to purchase tickets to the star-studded event for the first time in the ceremony’s history. 

Mixed among the awards, many of the honorees will take to the stage to perform their biggest Billboard hits during the livestream including Doja Cat, Saweetie, and Icon Award recipient Bonnie Rait.

‘Billboard’s Women in Music is an annual opportunity for us to celebrate undeniably influential women from across the industry,’ gushed Billboard president Julian Holguin in a statement. 

Edgy: Giving the gown an added edge, the Level Up hitmaker rocked a black leather harness that fastened around her waist and neck

Edgy: Giving the gown an added edge, the Level Up hitmaker rocked a black leather harness that fastened around her waist and neck

Effortless: Her jaw-length strands were softly swept out of her face and she gave herself a sultry gaze with a smokey eyeshadow look

Golden girl: Ciara accessorized with countless gold bangles on each of her wrists, as well as a pair of diamond stud earrings and a number of statement rings

Effortless: Her jaw-length strands were softly swept out of her face and she gave herself a sultry gaze with a smokey eyeshadow look

Proud husband: Wilson, 33, posed beside his stunning wife of six years, while rocking a brown tuxedo with black satin lapels

Proud husband: Wilson, 33, posed beside his stunning wife of six years, while rocking a brown tuxedo with black satin lapels

‘From Doja Cat to Karol G, Saweetie and Bonnie Raitt, we couldn’t be more thrilled to honor this diverse group of women pushing limits and breaking down boundaries with a show-stopping live event, and for the first time, invite fans to join in on the celebration in-person.’

Ciara was one of the first to arrive to the ultra glamorous red carpet with her hunky pro-football player husband Russell Wilson.

The 36-year-old singer showed off her trim and toned legs in a flowy animal print dress.

The sizzling garment had thigh-high slits up each leg as well as a plunging neckline that highlighted Ciara’s ample cleavage.

Cool girl: H.E.R. looked effortlessly cool in flared black trousers and groovy white shades as she arrived to the ceremony with pop icon Christina Aguilera

Cool girl: H.E.R. looked effortlessly cool in flared black trousers and groovy white shades as she arrived to the ceremony with pop icon Christina Aguilera

Swagger: The 24-year-old California native posed confidently beside the 41-year-old Genie In A Bottle hitmaker as she completed her ensemble with a patterned kimono and a plain black tee

Vinyl vixen: The vocalist slipped her curves in a vinyl pantsuit. She went shirtless beneath her blazer which allowed her to showcase her ample cleavage

Swagger: The 24-year-old California native posed confidently beside the 41-year-old Genie In A Bottle hitmaker as she completed her ensemble with a patterned kimono and a plain black tee

Smiley: H.E.R. and Aguilera beamed for shutterbugs

Smiley: H.E.R. and Aguilera beamed for shutterbugs

Voluminous: Aguilera's bleach blonde tresses were parted down the middle and styled in tightly wound curls that cascaded down her back and bust

Voluminous: Aguilera’s bleach blonde tresses were parted down the middle and styled in tightly wound curls that cascaded down her back and bust

Giving the gown an added edge, the Level Up hitmaker rocked a black leather harness that fastened around her waist and neck.

Her jaw-length strands were softly swept out of her face and she gave herself a sultry gaze with a smokey eyeshadow look.

Ciara accessorized with countless gold bangles on each of her wrists, as well as a pair of diamond stud earrings and a number of statement rings. 

Wilson, 33, posed beside his stunning wife of six years, while rocking a brown tuxedo with black satin lapels.

The NFL star completed the stylish ensemble with a silver chain necklace with a cross pendant and a pair of black leather dress shoes.

Style inspo: Phoebe Bridgers cut a stylish figure in an off white velvet suit

Style inspo: Phoebe Bridgers cut a stylish figure in an off white velvet suit

Beaded: The singer-songwriter, 27, buttoned-up her velvet jacket over a beaded shirt with a silky bow tie attached

Neon pop: Phoebe's silver strands rested on her shoulders in loose curls and she drew attention to her pout with a generous application of neon peach lip gloss

Beaded: The singer-songwriter, 27, buttoned-up her velvet jacket over a beaded shirt with a silky bow tie attached

Support: She was joined at the award ceremony by her doting mother Jamie Bridgers

Support: She was joined at the award ceremony by her doting mother Jamie Bridgers

Trailblazer: She is the recipient of this year's Trailblazer Award

Trailblazer: She is the recipient of this year’s Trailblazer Award

H.E.R. looked effortlessly cool in flared black trousers and groovy white shades as she arrived to the ceremony with pop icon Christina Aguilera.

The 24-year-old California native posed confidently beside the 41-year-old Genie In A Bottle hitmaker as she completed her ensemble with a patterned kimono and a plain black tee.

Aguilera’s bleach blonde tresses were parted down the middle and styled in tightly wound curls that cascaded down her back and bust.

The vocalist slipped her curves in a vinyl pantsuit. She went shirtless beneath her blazer which allowed her to showcase her ample cleavage. 

H.E.R. received this year’s Impact Award, which is awarded to an artist who ‘uses their musical platform to create positive change while advocating on behalf of women in — and beyond — the music industry,’ as per Billboard.

Icon: Bonnie Raitt, who is being honored with the Icon Award, looked sharped in a fitted black blazer covered in embroidered hearts and a pair of matching flared trousers

Icon: Bonnie Raitt, who is being honored with the Icon Award, looked sharped in a fitted black blazer covered in embroidered hearts and a pair of matching flared trousers

Signature 'do: The music legend, 72, wore her flaming red hair in voluminous curls and a pair of jeweled drop earrings could be seen poking out as she struck poses ahead of the awards

Signature ‘do: The music legend, 72, wore her flaming red hair in voluminous curls and a pair of jeweled drop earrings could be seen poking out as she struck poses ahead of the awards

Power couple: Gabby Barrett and her husband Cade Foehner put on a loved-up display as they arrived to the star-studded ceremony in Inglewood

Rising star: Barrett is being honored with the Rising Star Award presented by Honda, which has previously gone to the likes of singer Rosalia and sister duo Chloe x Halle

Power couple: Gabby Barrett and her husband Cade Foehner put on a loved-up display as they arrived to the star-studded ceremony in Inglewood

H.E.R., known for her hits like 2020’s Slow Down and 2017’s Slide, is no stranger to dominating the charts.

According to Billboard, the singer’s featured credit on Jhené Aiko’s B.S. became her highest-charting Hot 100 song. It peaked at No. 24 in March 2020.

The hitmaker’s highest-charting Billboard 200 album is the 2021 release Back of My Mind, which peaked at No. 6 in July 2021.

Phoebe Bridgers, who is the recipient of this year’s Trailblazer Award, cut a stylish figure in an off white velvet suit.

The singer-songwriter, 27, buttoned-up her velvet jacket over a beaded shirt with a silky bow tie attached.

Goddess: Normani looked like a glowing goddess in a busty brown mirrored bodysuit and a tan leather sarong that showcased her shapely legs

Goddess: Normani looked like a glowing goddess in a busty brown mirrored bodysuit and a tan leather sarong that showcased her shapely legs

Sleek and shiny: The Fifth Harmony alum, 25, rocked a dramatic high ponytail and fastened a pair of antique gold hoops to her ears

Decked out;:The hitmaker's left wrist was decked out in glistening bangles and she posed for snaps in a pair of wind-up sandals

Sleek and shiny: The Fifth Harmony alum, 25, rocked a dramatic high ponytail and fastened a pair of antique gold hoops to her ears

Phoebe’s silver strands rested on her shoulders in loose curls and she drew attention to her pout with a generous application of neon peach lip gloss. 

She was joined at the award ceremony by her doting mother Jamie Bridgers.

The mother-daughter duo were captured posing for the cameras with their arms wrapped around one another. 

Normani looked like a glowing goddess in a busty brown mirrored bodysuit and a tan leather sarong that showcased her shapely legs.

The Fifth Harmony alum, 25, rocked a dramatic high ponytail and fastened a pair of antique gold hoops to her ears.

Ethereal: Summer Walker slipped into a sexy puff-sleeved gown with a hip-high slit up one leg and a criss-cross bodice that gave a glimpse at her toned abdominals

Ethereal: Summer Walker slipped into a sexy puff-sleeved gown with a hip-high slit up one leg and a criss-cross bodice that gave a glimpse at her toned abdominals

Chartbreaker: Summer was the recipient of this year's Chartbreaker Award for her success on the Billboard charts

Chartbreaker: Summer was the recipient of this year’s Chartbreaker Award for her success on the Billboard charts

The hitmaker’s left wrist was decked out in glistening bangles and she posed for snaps in a pair of wind-up sandals. 

Summer Walker slipped into a sexy puff-sleeved gown with a hip-high slit up one leg and a criss-cross bodice that gave a glimpse at her toned abdominals.

The 25-year-old Falling hitmaker layered several gold chains around her neck that coordinated with the hardware on her ethereal gown.

Summer was the recipient of this year’s Chartbreaker Award for her success on the Billboard charts.

Her second studio album Still Over It debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 in November, shortly after the record’s release.

Belle of the ball: Karol G looked like the belle of the ball as she posed in a bright red off-the-shoulder gown with a dramatic slit up one leg

Belle of the ball: Karol G looked like the belle of the ball as she posed in a bright red off-the-shoulder gown with a dramatic slit up one leg

Rule breaker: The Colombian singer is this year's Rule Breaker Award recipient. The award is given to an artist who uses 'their platform to defy traditional industry expectations while advancing a powerful message for the next generation​​'

Rule breaker: The Colombian singer is this year’s Rule Breaker Award recipient. The award is given to an artist who uses ‘their platform to defy traditional industry expectations while advancing a powerful message for the next generation​​’

Modern elegance: Her aqua-toned tresses were styled in glamorous curls and she slipped her arms into a pair of white opera gloves for the evening

Glamour: Karol looked like the ultimate glamour girl on the red carpet

Modern elegance: Her aqua-toned tresses were styled in glamorous curls and she slipped her arms into a pair of white opera gloves for the evening

As if that weren’t enough to be proud of, all 18 songs of the album’s eligible songs landed on the Billboard Hot 100, as per the outlet.

Bonnie Raitt, who is being honored with the Icon Award, looked sharped in a fitted black blazer covered in embroidered hearts and a pair of matching flared trousers.

The music legend, 72, wore her flaming red hair in voluminous curls and a pair of jeweled drop earrings could be seen poking out as she struck poses ahead of the awards. 

Gabby Barrett and her husband Cade Foehner put on a loved-up display as they arrived to the star-studded ceremony in Inglewood.

Beaming: Tinashe beamed on the red carpet while modeling a colorful strapless gown with a cinched in waist and puffed out hips

Beaming: Tinashe beamed on the red carpet while modeling a colorful strapless gown with a cinched in waist and puffed out hips

Cascading: The singer's brunette hair was styled in waves and cascaded down her back and chest as she posed

Subdued: Letting her colorful dress dominate, Tinashe opted for a neutral toned makeup look for the night

Cascading: The singer’s brunette hair was styled in waves and cascaded down her back and chest as she posed 

Confidence: Tinashe oozed confidence as she posed for shutterbugs with her hands on her hips

Confidence: Tinashe oozed confidence as she posed for shutterbugs with her hands on her hips

The 21-year-old American Idol alum looked chic in a white long-sleeve mini dress with structured shoulders. 

Barrett is being honored with the Rising Star Award presented by Honda, which has previously gone to the likes of singer Rosalia and sister duo Chloe x Halle. 

Karol G looked like the belle of the ball as she posed in a bright red off-the-shoulder gown with a dramatic slit up one leg.

Her aqua-toned tresses were styled in glamorous curls and she slipped her arms into a pair of white opera gloves for the evening. 

The Colombian singer is this year’s Rule Breaker Award recipient. The award is given to an artist who uses ‘their platform to defy traditional industry expectations while advancing a powerful message for the next generation​​.’

Quirky: Heidi Klum highlighted her slender frame in a colorful striped strapless dress with a quirky peplum.

Quirky: Heidi Klum highlighted her slender frame in a colorful striped strapless dress with a quirky peplum.

Cartoony: She toted her belongings in a fuzzy hot pink purse with eyes embroidered near the clasp

Pout: The supermodel's golden blonde tresses and wispy fringe were meticulously straightened and all eyes were drawn to her pout with orange lipstick

Cartoony: She toted her belongings in a fuzzy hot pink purse with eyes embroidered near the clasp

Going strong: Klum, 48, was joined at the event by her Tom Kaulitz, 32, who looked dapper in a navy blue suit

Going strong: Klum, 48, was joined at the event by her Tom Kaulitz, 32, who looked dapper in a navy blue suit

She is also the only Latina award recipient this year, according to Remezcla

Tinashe beamed on the red carpet while modeling a colorful strapless gown with a cinched in waist and puffed out hips.

The singer’s brunette hair was styled in waves and cascaded down her back and chest as she posed. 

Letting her colorful dress dominate, Tinashe opted for a neutral toned makeup look for the night.

Heidi Klum highlighted her slender frame in a colorful striped strapless dress with a quirky peplum.

Glam: Sabrina Claudio brought the glamour by gracing the event in a black velvet gown that formed the shape of a rose on the bodice

Glam: Sabrina Claudio brought the glamour by gracing the event in a black velvet gown that formed the shape of a rose on the bodice

Funky: Sofia Carson paraded down the red carpet in a funky black tuxedo with ruffled shoulders

Bedazzled: The Revlon muse strolled in a pair of black heels with bedazzled appliques

Funky: Sofia Carson paraded down the red carpet in a funky black tuxedo with ruffled shoulders

Flawless: Sheryl Crow flashed her flawless smile while striking poses in a black blazer and a metallic top

Flawless: Sheryl Crow flashed her flawless smile while striking poses in a black blazer and a metallic top

She toted her belongings in a fuzzy hot pink purse with eyes embroidered near the clasp. 

The supermodel’s golden blonde tresses and wispy fringe were meticulously straightened and all eyes were drawn to her pout with orange lipstick.

Klum, 48, was joined at the event by her Tom Kaulitz, 32, who looked dapper in a navy blue suit. 

Sabrina Claudio brought the glamour by gracing the event in a black velvet gown that formed the shape of a rose on the bodice.

The songstress styled her brunette hair in a gorgeous curly updo and slipped on some black velvet arm-length gloves.

Monochrome: Banks cut a monochromatic figure in head-to-toe black

Peek-a-boo: She modeled an asymmetrical gown with a back cut-out and high leg slit

Monochrome: Banks cut a monochromatic figure in head-to-toe black 

Unique: Christina Perri also opted for an all-black getup consisting of a unique zip-up blazer with bell sleeves and a pair of flared trousers

Unique: Christina Perri also opted for an all-black getup consisting of a unique zip-up blazer with bell sleeves and a pair of flared trousers

Sofia Carson paraded down the red carpet in a funky black tuxedo with ruffled shoulders.

The Revlon muse strolled in a pair of black heels with bedazzled appliques. 

Sheryl Crow flashed her flawless smile while striking poses in a black blazer and a metallic top.

Banks cut a monochromatic figure in head-to-toe black. She modeled an asymmetrical gown with a back cut-out and high leg slit.

Christina Perri also opted for an all-black getup consisting of a unique zip-up blazer with bell sleeves and a pair of flared trousers.

Rocker chick: Ava Max threw up the Rock On hand sign and stuck out her tongue for the cameras

Rocker chick: Ava Max threw up the Rock On hand sign and stuck out her tongue for the cameras

Powerful: She donned a pale pink power suit

Statement shoes: The singer, 28, went topless beneath her jacket and rolled up the legs of her pants to show off her platform shoes

Powerful: She donned a pale pink power suit 

Sister act: Aly and AJ proved opposites attract as they graced the red carpet in dueling monochrome looks

Sister act: Aly and AJ proved opposites attract as they graced the red carpet in dueling monochrome looks

Ava Max threw up the Rock On hand sign and stuck out her tongue for the cameras while donning a pale pink powersuit.

The singer, 28, went topless beneath her jacket and rolled up the legs of her pants to show off her platform shoes.

Aly and AJ proved opposites attract as they graced the red carpet in dueling monochrome looks 

Dixie D’Amelio carried a tiny black purse with a large golden stud plastered on the front of it as she arrived in a business chic ensemble.

Amber Grimes wowed in a leather getup complete with a zip-up strapless top and skintight pants with cut-outs on the upper thigh.

Wow: Amber Grimes wowed in a leather getup

Wow: Amber Grimes wowed in a leather getup

Zip-up: Her outfit was complete with a zip-up strapless top

Sexy cut-out: Her skintight pants had cut-outs on the upper thigh

Zip-up: Her outfit was complete with a zip-up strapless top

Business chic: Dixie D’Amelio carried a tiny black purse with a large golden stud plastered on the front of it as she arrived in a business chic ensemble

Business chic: Dixie D’Amelio carried a tiny black purse with a large golden stud plastered on the front of it as she arrived in a business chic ensemble

Olivia Rodrigo, Saweetie and Doja Cat at the 2022 Billboard Women In Music Awards in Inglewood Source link Olivia Rodrigo, Saweetie and Doja Cat at the 2022 Billboard Women In Music Awards in Inglewood

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