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Selena Gomez to be honoured at Billboard Awards

Selena Gomez is set to receive a prize for her chart comeback at the 2015 Billboard Women in Music Awards.

The Come and Get It singer stepped away from the limelight last year (14) and recently made a return to the charts with her new solo album Revival, which debuted at the top of the Billboard 200 rundown this month (15).


Her first single Good For You was also her highest charting song to date, and she is set to be honoured for her success with the Chart Topper prize at the ceremony.


"In the last few months, Selena has broken onto the scene as an adult, and come into her own as an artist with the success of Revival..." says awards show boss Janice Min. "We want to highlight this moment for a woman who has become a role model for many, a feminist, an independent voice whose new album truly showcases her as a mature artist."


Lady Gaga is set to receive the 2015 Woman of the Year prize at the ceremony in New York on 11 December (15).


Selena previously revealed she took a hiatus after she was diagnosed with autoimmune disease lupus.


"I was diagnosed with lupus, and I've been through chemotherapy," she explained. "That's what my break was really about. I could've had a stroke. I wanted so badly to say, 'You guys have no idea. I'm in chemotherapy. You're a**holes.' I locked myself away until I was confident and comfortable again."