December 9, 2017 - Issue 27
Women in Music 2017
Billboard's annual celebration of music's highest achievers, starring Woman of the Year Selena Gomez and honoring a Rule Breaker (Kehlani), a Powerhouse (Kelly Clarkson), and Icon (Mary J. Blige) and more, as well as over 100 executives.
Lil Pump has had more commercial success than most SoundCloud rappers. His secret? A team of behind-the-scenes “influencers”— an increasingly powerful industry force.
Big Sean and Metro Boomin join forces for a surprise — and surprising — joint album.
On the Cover: Selena Gomez
Item: BLI-12/09/2017 Issue Date: 12/09/2017