One of this year's P3 Gold hosts, Tina Mehrafzoon, told Radio Sweden that women are being noticed because producers are realising that they earn as much for music companies as their male counterparts.
"Women have always been there, but now people are beginning to notice," Mehrafzoon said.
The P3 Gold Awards highlight the greatest efforts and contributions to Swedish popular music during the previous year.
Internationally acclaimed Swedish artists like Robyn, The Hives, The Soundtrack of Our Lives, September, In Flames and The Cardigans have all performed on previous P3 Gold award shows. In 2007, Brett Anderson, the singer of the British band Suede, handed out one of the awards.