As Women’s History Month officially kicks off, Billboard helps set the tone by recognizing some of the most influential and hardworking Women in the music industry. Oliva Rodrigo, Saweetie, and H.E.R. were all recognized at the event, and some shared their special moments with their Mothers.
Saweetie was honored with the “Game Changer” award during the ceremony. Her beautiful and proud mother, Trinidad Valentin helped share this special moment with Saweetie by presenting her with the award. Saweetie also took to the Red Carpet and talked to Billboard’s Chelsea Briggs about her highly anticipated debut album coming out this Summer and the documentary being shot around it.
H.E.R. took to the stage to perform “Fate” and received the American Express Impact Award. She honored her mother during her acceptance speech, whose impact helped her become the woman she is today. H.E.R. expressed that by her mother giving her a voice while she was growing up, she can now use that voice to help impact others.
Olivia Rodrigo performed her massive hit “Deja Vu” and was honored with the “Woman of the Year” award. Sheryl Crow presented Olivia with her award, and during her speech, Olivia made sure to give some inspiring words to all the young women who aspire to work in the industry. She also spoke with Extra TV on the carpet about how she was feeling that evening and what her favorite moment of the year has been so far.