Billboard Names Woman of the Year

It's Lady Gaga
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Sep 29, 2015 2:40 PM CDT
Billboard Names Woman of the Year
Lady Gaga, left, and Naomi Campbell attend the Fox/FX Emmy Awards after party on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015 in Los Angeles   (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)

(Newser) – Lady Gaga is the woman of the year, according to Billboard magazine. Billboard announced Tuesday that the pop star will be honored at its Dec. 11 Women in Music event in New York City. The decade-old event will be televised for the first time, on Lifetime on Dec. 18. Gaga plans to release an album next year and will star in FX's American Horror Story: Hotel, which premieres on Oct. 7. The Women in Music event also honors the year's 50 most powerful female executives in the music industry. (Read more Lady Gaga stories.)

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