'Billboard' Names Janelle Monae Its 2013 Rising Star

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October 24, 2013 AT 4:28 AM
Janelle Monae, one of the most electrifying and adventurous R&B arrivals of the past decade, will be anointed the Rising Star at the 2013 Billboard Women in Music event Dec. 10 in New York. She said in a statement "Being recognized for your hard work and passion is always humbling and encouraging"