The 2017 She Rocks Awards takes place during the NAMM Show Jan 20th 7:00pm PST at the Anaheim Hilton Hotel in Anaheim, California. This is their 5th season paying tribute to women who display leadership and stand out within the music industry. Find out more about our honorees here.
The 2017 She Rocks Awards honorees are:
- Monique Boyer, director, global artist relations/PRO membership at M.A.C. Cosmetics
- Rebecca Eaddy, marketing communications manager for Roland Corporation U.S.
- Lita Ford, legendary rock guitarist, vocalist and songwriter
- Beverly Fowler, director of artist relations at PRS Guitars
- Lisa Foxx, radio personality at MYfm on the iHeartRadio network
- Charyn Harris, conductor of music programs at A Place Called Home
- Karrie Keyes, founder of Soundgirls and sound engineer for Pearl Jam
- Tracy Leenman, owner of Musical Innovations music retailer
- Dani Markman, director, A&R, Disney Music Group
- Shirley Manson, lead singer from multi-award winning band, Garbage
- Esperanza Spalding, Grammy® Award-winning bass player, singer/songwriter
- Ronnie Spector, chart-topping music pioneer and founder of The Ronettes
- Leanne Summers, president/CEO of LAWIM (Los Angeles Women in Music)
This year’s show will feature co-hosts Christine Devine of KTTV FOX 11 and Tish Ciravolo of Daisy Rock Girl Guitars. With featured performances, hors d’oeuvres and beverages, giveaways, a silent auction, networking opportunities and more, the She Rocks Awards brings together industry professionals, music icons, artists, fans and media for a one-of-a-kind event that celebrates women in music. Yes, men are always welcome too!
Purchase tickets for the She Rocks Awards here.
Previous award recipients include female industry leaders Chaka Khan, Karmin, Raining Jane, Sheila E, Colbie Caillat, Orianthi, The Bangles, Dinah Gretsch, Janie L. Hendrix, Mary Peavey and many more.
This year they are offering the silent auction online, courtesy of 32 Auctions showcasing a wide variety of items graciously donated from some of the best names in music, health, and beauty: Sabian, PRS Guitars, House of Blues, Artist Max, Berklee Online, Beverly Hills Rejuvenation, etc. Your bid helps us produce our awards show, our show events throughout the year, weekly interviews with women across the industry and so much more!
Plus, this year they are also donating part of our proceeds to Soundgirls, an organization that trains young women for the audio industry.
Editor’s Note: Congratulations to all the 2017 She Rocks Awards honorees, especially our colleague Lisa Foxx and Christine Devine for hosting the event. Also congratulations to Laura B. Whitmore for producing this great event. Diversity Pageants Miss Diversity News Queen Francesca Esker, Mrs Diversity News Queen Sharon Doyle and Mrs Diversity Queen Marie Bogacz will be covering the award show and hosting on the red carpet for Diversity News TV and Steven Escobar will be reporting for Diversity News Magazine.
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