Rapper Nicki Minaj will be honoured at Billboard's 14th Annual Women in Music event.
Minaj will be the recipient of the Game Changers Award for her impact on the music industry.
She is one of the first rappers to blend hip-hop and pop while headlining major arenas and is credited for influencing today's new generation of female rappers.
She is also the first woman to appear on the Billboard Hot 100 chart one hundred times over the course of her four-studio album career.
The 14th annual Women in Music Event will be held on December 12 in Los Angeles and will be streamed live on YouTube.