With two awards - for best hip hop artist and best look - United States rapper Nicki Minaj held her own, making two appearances on stage, with French DJ David Guetta and U.S. singer Jason Derulo.
"I accept this award with profound gratitude".
"To be called an icon is a tremendous honor, but one that comes with a tremendous responsibility".
She is the founder of "She Writes Woman" and "Safe Place", the first 24/7 mental health crisis helpline and the first anonymous women-only mental health support group in Nigeria.
Jason Derulo sang an operatic rendition of Andrea Bocelli's "Time to Say Goodbye" before flowing into his collaboration track "Goodbye" with David Guetta and Nicki Minaj, both of whom joined him on stage. Women who have been intimidated. This category was founded to elevate and empower the fearless, original young people who are changing the world. "I'm with you, you are my sisters", she started.
Jackson made a plea for "justice" for women who have had their voices silenced. Speak out for acts of true charity, small and large. Speak out for an embracing love because it's love that will heal our wounds.
She said: "It's such a waste of all the cultures and all the music to only listen to one kind of music".
One of many stars to raise awareness of the movement via awards ceremonies this year, Janet also used her acceptance speech for the Billboard Icon Award in May to hail survivors who had spoken out against abuse. "Keep God in your heart". "Teamwork makes the dream work".