Washington: US’s eminent magazine Billboard entitled Madonna as ‘Woman of the Year’ for the year 2016. The Pop Queen is seven-time Grammy Award winner.
Madonna will be awarded at the 11th annual Women in Music event in New York on December 9.
“With her creative vision, relentless innovation and dedication to philanthropic causes, she is an inspiration to hundreds of millions of people around the world, all while shattering every career record out there,” said Janice Min, the president and chief creative officer of the Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group.
He added more that she is an important feminist, an artist who has been trying to change the conversation around the world regarding women rights and equal rights.
Her philanthropic work with her organization, raising Malawi, is also a reason of this honorary title. The NGO provides health and education support to children in the African country.
Lady Gaga was also given Billboard’s ‘Woman of the Year’ honor of last year.