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Fergie named Billboard's Woman of the Year

October 28, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
The Dutchess is being crowned "Woman of the Year" by Billboard magazine.The Black Eyed Peas singer will be given the honor in New York City on Dec. 2.

The 35-year-old singer says she's "humbled" to accept the award and called it a "great career achievement."

Previous honorees of the Billboard "Woman of the Year" award are Beyonce, Ciara and Reba McEntire.

The honor pays tribute to a trailblazing female artist and her accomplishments.