On Tuesday, the 25-year-old American singer was crowned 2018 Woman of the Year by Billboard.
Ariana Grande will be given the award at Billboard’s 13th annul Women in Music event on 6 December in New York City.
— billboard (@billboard) November 6, 2018
Previous recipients include Taylor Swift, Lady Gaga, Madonna and Selena Gomez.
In a statement Billboard’s vice president of content Ross Scarano says Grande “consistently stands up for herself and her decisions in a world that often isn’t hospitable to that sort of strength in young women.”
In the past year, Grande has had Top 40 hits including No Tears Left To Cry, Breathing and God Is A Woman.
She helped organize the One Love Manchester concert last year, raising more than $23 million for victims of the Manchester bombing.