Watch Billboard and American Express’ ‘Women in Music: Inspiring a Generation’ Video

In Billboard’s Women in Music: Inspiring a Generation documentary, female artists and executives open up about their road to the top, what inspires them, and what is needed to break in and push the industry forward.

In the eight-minute video, such luminaries as Billboard Executive of the Year honoree Bozoma Saint John, breakout singer-songwriter Tori Kelly and First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama weigh in on the increased empowerment of females in music. “Women have been rising to the top of just about every industry in this country,” explains Obama. “And that’s particularly true of the music industry.”