The She Rocks Awards celebrated seven years on Jan. 25, honoring some of the music industry’s leading ladies. The annual event was held at the House of Blues Anaheim, in the midst of The 2019 NAMM Show. Helmed by Laura B. Whitmore, founder of the Women’s International Music Network (WiMN), this year recognized vanguards such as Terri Nunn of Berlin, Lisa Loeb, Nita Strauss, and Macy Gray.
The evening was hosted by Yahoo Entertainment music editor, Lyndsey Parker, and FOX 11 news anchor, Christine Devine. “When I first heard of the She Rocks Awards, I thought it was so cool to have women on the red carpet, emceeing, presenting, and in the house band. I think it’s a very special chapter of NAMM that really needs to be highlighted more,” Devine told AXS before the show.
Devine and Parker paved the way for REWS members, Shauna Tohill, and Collette Williams. “It’s all about turning the spotlight on fantastic women,” the rock-pop duo from London/Belfast said before they kicked off the evening’s performances. In their first She Rocks experience, the pair noted how the event reinforces the importance of female solidarity.
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