Connect with us

Hi, enter any keyword to search


African execs make Billboard Women in Music 2023 list

Billboard has released its 2023 Women in Music list ahead of the Billboard Women in Music Awards slated for the YouTube Theater in Los Angeles on March 1.

The article recognized Rebecca “Dimplez” Ijeoma, senior vp of digital marketing and content development at Capitol Music Group

The list honors music’s rising artists, creators, producers, and executives for their contributions to the music industry and community. Temi Adeniji, Rebecca “Dimplez” Ijeoma, and Titilope Adesanya, three well-known African music executives, were recognized on the list for their distinct roles and international success scored at Warner Music South Africa, Capitol Music Group, and Empire.

Temi Adeniji, who oversees sub-Saharan Africa and special projects as managing director and senior vice president at Warner Music South Africa, received recognition for her crucial contribution to growing the company’s footprint on the African continent. She was also credited with leveraging Nigerian singer-songwriter CKay’s sleeper hit “Love Nwantiti (Oh Ah Ah),” which gave the Afrobeats artist his first No. 1 on the Rhythmic Airplay chart, to achieve global success when his debut studio album, Sad Romance, was released in September.

The article recognized Rebecca “Dimplez” Ijeoma, senior vice president of digital marketing and content development at Capitol Music Group, for her work in creating cutting-edge digital marketing strategies for the label’s artists. She was also praised for signing Kodak Black, who is “of huge importance to the company,” and for overseeing the “cultural emergence” of Doechii and Ice Spice.

Titilope Adesanya, Director of Operations, Empire Africa. The label’s global reach remains top tier with the success of its African artists, including FireBoy DML, Kizz Daniel, and Black Sherif, according to Billboard. After a great showing at South by Southwest in 2022, Empire flew out its flagship African artists to record at its San Francisco studio for the compilation Where We Come From, Vol. 1.

The Billboard Women in Music Awards 2023 will honor today’s most influential female powerhouses who are shaping the music landscape.

Emmy-winning writer/actress Quinta Brunson will host the 2023 ceremony, which will take place at the YouTube Theater at Hollywood Park in Los Angeles, Calif. The event will honor Becky G with the Impact Award presented by American Express, Doechii with the Rising Star Award presented by Honda, Ivy Queen with the Icon Award, Kim Petras with the Chartbreaker Award, Latto with the Powerhouse Award, Lainey Wilson with the Rulebreaker Award, Lana Del Rey with the Visionary Award, and TWICE with the Breakthrough Award.

You May Also Like

Awards and Ceremoinies

The creative industry is full of talented individuals who are constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible. However, few have made an impact...


Ghanaian dancehall artist Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jr popularly knowns as Shatta Wale has landed in Kenya. Wale was received at the Jomo Kenyatta...

Latest News

Throughout his career, Davido, a superstar from Nigeria, has elevated the quest of thrills to a high art. The majority of the singer’s more...

Copyright © 2022