Parton will be honored with the Hitmaker Award, which recognizes a musician’s contributions toward impacting the culture, inspiring female songwriters, and writing just as many hits as her male counterparts. The Woman of the Year Award will be presented to Cardi B, while Lipa will receive the Powerhouse Award — given to a dominating global pop superstar whose music has had a positive impact in difficult times.
Lopez will be given the Icon Award, Chloe x Halle will receive the Rising Star Award Presented by Honda, and Reyez will be honored with the American Express Impact Award.
This year marks Taylor’s first year as host. Last summer, she released The Album, her third LP, which featured Lauryn Hill, Missy Elliott, Erykah Badu, Big Sean, Future, and more. Elton John appeared in her self-directed video for “Lose Each Other,” released last month.