On March 2, Twitter will see the 2022 Billboard Women in Music Awards stream live from the YouTube Theater at Hollywood Park in Los Angeles, reviving its prevailing association with the microblogging platform.
The team-up with WIM will grant admirers worldwide first-row access to the night’s happenings, which covers live red-carpet coverage, behind-the-scenes highlights, key in-show moments, and exclusive acceptance speeches and awardees presentations.
In a statement, Billboard President Julian Holguin said, “We’re thrilled to continue our close relationship with Twitter to live stream Billboard’s first in-person Women in Music Awards in over two years. We look forward to building a unique and organic streaming experience with Twitter, and ultimately bringing all of the can’t miss moments from Women in Music to passionate fans everywhere.”
Exclusive Twitter Spaces discussions with Christina Aguilera will also be made available by Billboard, as well as choosing award recipients for the show. Additionally, tickets will be made accessible to the public for the Women in Music Awards for the first time.
To guarantee the safety of all participants and staff members, Billboard will follow through with all existing COVID-19 protocols for the 2022 Women in Music Awards.
“This partnership allows us to reach beyond the walls of the event venue and honor the powerful women driving the music industry and shaping pop culture amongst a global audience,” Holguin added.
The 2022 Women in Music Awards will honor a few of the most outstanding talents in music history, counting in Olivia Rodrigo, a Woman of the Year awardee; Bonnie Raitt, Icon Award recipient; and Golnar Khosrowshahi, Executive of the Year.
Additional artists to perform in the event this year are Gabby Barrett, Phoebe Bridgers, Doja Cat, Karol G, Saweetie, and Summer Walker.
At this year’s show, H.E.R will be given the American Express Impact Award. The event will have Ciara, Woman of the Year 2009, as a host, together with a lot more of performers and presenters to be revealed soon enough.