AceShowbiz - %cAlicia Keys%, %cCiara%, %cMartina McBride%, %cPaul Rudd%, %cHillary Scott%, %cJussie Smollett% and %cHailee Steinfeld% will gather at one spot to present Billboard's 2015 Women in Music awards. This Friday, December 11, a number of women in the music industry will be honored in a gala held in New York City.
Keys is in charge of presenting Jody Gerson, Chairman and CEO of Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), with Executive of the Year award. The show will pair Ciara with Innovator award recipient %cMissy Elliott%, McBride with %cLoretta Lynn% (Legend), Rudd with %cSelena Gomez% (Chart-Topper), Scott with %cKelsea Ballerini% (Rising Star), Smollett with %cTori Kelly% (Breakthrough Artist) and Steinfeld with %cFifth Harmony% (Group of the Year).
Other honorees are %cDemi Lovato%, %cLady GaGa%, %cAlabama Shakes%' %cBrittany Howard% and %cLana Del Rey%. Gomez, GaGa, Howard, Kelly, Lovato and Ballerini are all scheduled to perform while %cSavannah Guthrie% and %cTamron Hall% of NBC's "Today" are set to host.
The event would be taped and broadcast on Lifetime on December 18. It is held alongside Billboard's Women in Music list, which names the year's 50 most powerful female executives in the industry.