Black Eye Peas Vocalist, Fergie (Born Stacy Ann Ferguson) will receive billboards Woman Of The Year Award this year! The award ceremony will be held on December 2nd in New York.
“I am humbled and excited to accept the Billboard Woman of the Year Award,” Fergie says. “Being honored by Billboard is a great career achievement.”
“Fergie took the music industry by storm the moment she came onto the scene, and we’re thrilled to celebrate her career achievements and incredible successes over the past year by honoring her with the Billboard Woman of the Year Award,” says Bill Werde, Billboard’s editorial director. “Fergie is a unique artist with great business savvy, style and an unbelievable dedication to philanthropic efforts, making her an inspiration to aspiring female artists everywhere.”
The Black Eyed Peas own the longest streak of consecutive weeks spent at No. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart by any artist in the chart’s 52-year history, with 2009 singles “Boom Boom Pow” reigning for 12 weeks and “I Gotta Feeling” for 14. Additionally, “I Gotta Feeling” is the best-selling digital song in Nielsen SoundScan history.
Billboard’s annual Women in Music Event celebrates the most powerful and talented women in the music business, coinciding with the publication of Billboard’s Women in Music Power Players list.
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