BeyonceBeyonce Knowles has had quite a ride with her latest album, 'I Am...Sasha Fierce,' and Billboard has named her Woman Of The Year. "Beyonce is a multi-platinum artist and a multi-talented woman who clearly embodies the qualities of excellence and achievement that the Billboard Woman Of The Year Award was created to honor," said Bill Werde, Billboard's Editorial Director.

She will accept the award at the 2009 Billboard Women In Music Event on Oct. 2 in New York City.