Nominations Now Open for 2018 She Rocks Awards

The Women’s International Music Network (the WiMN) has announced that nominations are now open for its sixth annual She Rocks Awards ceremony honoring women in the music industry, which will take place in January in Anaheim, Calif.  The 2017 She Rocks Awards, from left (top row): Rebecca Eaddy of Roland Corporation U.S., Lisa Foxx of MYfm, Christine Devine of FOX News, Shirley Manson of Garbage, Bev Fowler of PRS Guitars, Charyn Harris of A Place Called Home, Monique Boyer of M.A.C Cosmetics, Tracey Leenman of Musical Innovations, Tish Ciravolo of Daisy Rock Girl Guitars, bassist Divinity Roxx. (front row): Sarah Command of The Command Sisters, Leanne Summers of LAWIM, Karrie Keyes of Soundgirls, Laura B. Whitmore founder of the WiMN, Lita Ford, and Dani Markman of Disney Music Group. (Photo by Kevin Graft)

The She Rocks Awards honors trailblazing women from all areas of the industry. Past honorees include multi-platinum artist, Colbie Caillat; legendary percussionist Sheila E.; icons Chaka Khan  and Ronnie Spector; Experience Hendrix CEO, Janie Hendrix; rock guitarist and singer/songwriter, Lita Ford; Executive Director of the NAMM Foundation, Mary Luehrsen; Grammy® Award-winning bass player and singer/songwriter, Esperanza Spalding. Past awards events have included stellar performances by The Bangles; Karmin, Mindi Abair, Orianthi, Nita Strauss, and many others. 
“Every year the She Rocks Awards evolves as we shine a spotlight on female role models in music and audio. We are excited to be exposed to women in all walks of the industry who are making a difference. Please share their stories with us!” notes Laura B. Whitmore, founder of the Women’s International Music Network.
All are encouraged to nominate women who stand out in the music industry. The deadline to submit nominations is August 15, 2017. Nominations can be submitted at
Each year the sold out She Rocks Awards attracts music icons, artists, industry professionals, fans and media for a one-of-a-kind event that shines the spotlight on women who stand out in the industry, and offers talented performances, networking opportunities, giveaways, a silent auction and more. 
To learn more about the She Rocks Awards and to submit a nomination, visit

About The Women’s International Music Network (WiMN)     
Founded in 2012, the Women’s International Music Network unites women who work within all facets of the music and audio industries. With as its hub, the WiMN provides a community for women within the industry while enriching their careers and musical experiences through networking and sharing. Founded by music industry veteran Laura B. Whitmore, the Women’s International Music Network produces and hosts events such as, the WiMN She Rocks Showcase series, the She Rocks Awards, and a variety of workshops and panels throughout the year. For more information, visit

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