Katy Perry Crowned Billboard's 'Woman Of The Year 2012'
K-Pez will receive the accolade at an event in November...
Katy Perry has been crowned Billboard magazine'sBlack Eyed Peas starFergie, the publication's editorial director Bill Werde described K-Pez as "one of the most exciting and inspiring artists in the industry."
He continued: "Katy Perry broke into the industry not even five years ago, and has already accomplished more than most artists can hope for in an entire career.
"We are thrilled to celebrate these incredible achievements and her amazing past 12 months by presenting her with the Billboard 'Woman Of The Year' Award."
Werde added: "With what seems like a never-ending supply of record-breaking, chart-topping hits, coupled with her unique and fresh style, Katy Perry is hands-down one of the most exciting and inspiring artists in the industry today."
Katy will now officially receive the award at the Billboard Women in Music event in New York City on 30th November.