“My Humps” hit-maker Fergie of Black Eyed Peas fame (who’s last solo single was released in September of 2007) has just been named Woman of the Year for the 2010 Billboard Women in Music Event. No, I’m not even kidding.

From Billboard:

Black Eyed Peas vocalist and six-time Grammy-winning artist Fergie will receive the Woman of the Year Award at the 2010 Billboard Women in Music Event on Dec. 2 in New York.

“I am humbled and excited to accept the Billboard Woman of the Year Award,” Fergie says. “Being honored by Billboard is a great career achievement.”

Fergie spent 2010 touring the world alongside her Black Eyed Peas bandmates on the Blackberry Presents: The E.N.D. World Tour, performing hits from the group’s hugely successful 2009 album, “The E.N.D.”

In response to the accouncement, Lady Gaga, Ke$ha, Katy Perry, Beyonce, Kylie Minogue, Britney Spears, Rihanna, Ciara and Nicki Minaj have prepared the following joint statement:


Are you even serious right now, Billboard?