Held annually since 2007, Billboard's Women in Music Awards (December 9) celebrates the many women who have made contributions to the music industry, as well as recognizes exciting emerging talents across all music genres.

In 2016, the event honors women like Madonna (Woman of the Year), Alessia Cara (Rule Breaker), Meghan Trainor (Chart-Topper) and Kesha (Trailblazer Award) for leaving a lasting and powerful imprint on music culture.

Above, check out photos from the New York City event's glamorous red carpet, and stay tuned for videos from the event, including acceptance speeches, interviews and performances, as soon as they become available.

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