Maren Morris Named 'Breakthrough Artist' For Billboard's Women In Music Event
November 11, 2016 at 10:01 AM (PT)
COLUMBIA NASHVILLE artist MAREN MORRIS will receive the "BREAKTHROUGH ARTIST" Award at BILLBOARD's WOMEN IN MUSIC event, set for FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9th in NEW YORK CITY and airing on MONDAY, DECEMBER 12th on LIFETIME-TV. MORRIS will be celebrated alongside SHANIA TWAIN, who will receive the "ICON" Award, as well as MADONNA and HALSEY, who will earn "WOMAN OF THE YEAR" and "RISING STAR" distinctions, respectively (NET NEWS 10/26).
"MAREN MORRIS has dominated this YEAR, easily becoming one of the most talked-about women in Country music today," said THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER-BILLBOARD MEDIA GROUP Pres./Chief Creative Officer JANICE MIN. "With a breakthrough nothing short of incredible, MAREN has a stellar career ahead of her that will be marked by enormous commercial and critical success."