Wednesday, January 10, 2018

She Rocks Awards To Honor Pat Benatar, Melissa Etheridge, B-52s & Others

On Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, the Women’s International Music Network (WiMN) is hosting its sixth annual She Rocks Awards honoring women within the music industry during the NAMM Show in Anaheim, California. The event is set to take place at the House of Blues Anaheim, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

The 2018 She Rocks Awards recipients include:

  • Pat Benatar, four-time GRAMMY® Award-winning artist
  • Melissa Etheridge, Grammy® Award- and Academy® Award-winning artist
  • The B-52s Katie Pierson & Cindy Wilson
  • Karla Redding-Andrews, Executive Director for The Otis Redding Foundation
  • Exene Cervenka, vocalist for X 
  • Amberly Crouse-Knox, Senior Director of Creative and Business Development, BMG Production Music
  • Jean Millington Adamian, June Millington, Brie Howard Darling, Patti Quatro Ericson and Alice de Buhr of the all-female American rock band, Fanny
  • Candace Stewart, Studio Manager, EastWest Studios in Hollywood
  • Dawn Birr, Channel Manager for the Americas, Sennheiser Business Solutions 
  • Fabi Reyna, Founder and Editor of She Shreds Media
  • Vanessa Mering, Marketing Manager, HARMAN Professional
  • Kristy Porter, Guitar Center’s Director of Merchandising, General Accessories & Media

Los Angeles radio DJ, Kat Corbett (KROQ/SiriusXM) and WiMN Founder Laura B. Whitmore will be sharing hosting duties.

Previous award recipients include female industry leaders such as Colbie Caillat, Ronnie Spector, Sheila E, The Bangles, Lita Ford, Shirley Manson, Esperanza Spalding, Chaka Khan, Jennifer Batten, Karmin, Orianthi, Dinah Gretsch, Craigie Zildjian, and more.

The She Rocks Awards brings together industry professionals, music icons, artists, fans and media to celebrate women in music. This evening includes live music, awards and speeches, celebrity appearances, a fabulous silent auction, food and beverages, giveaways, amazing gift bags and more!

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