Los Angeles, CA, April 21, 2022 – The Women’s International Music Network (the WiMN) is proud to announce honorees Meredith Brooks, MILCK, EveAnna Manley, Sherri Chung, Leslie Gaston-Bird, Lyndsey Parker, Julie Robbins and Kerry Fiero, for its 10th annual She Rocks Awards celebrating and honoring female artists, industry executives and media personalities throughout the music landscape.
They are joining these recently announced distinguished honorees for the 2022 She Rocks Awards: Iconic singer, actress, television host and former UN Goodwill Ambassador Dionne Warwick, GRAMMY®-nominated guitarist and BONES UK co-founder Carmen Vandenberg, and multi-instrumentalist Yvette Young, the front-woman for the math rock band Covet.
The 10th Annual She Rocks Awards ceremony will take place at 6:30 pm PT on Thursday, June 2, 2022, at a new location – The Ranch in Anaheim, California, and will be streamed live. The event will be a hybrid of in-person and virtual components, to adjust to the current times and worldwide fanbase that was created during last year’s all-virtual event.
This high-energy evening will include live music performances, awards and speeches, celebrity appearances, a fabulous online silent auction, and much more. A VIP gift box is also available — the ultimate She Rocks experience for those viewing the livestream from home. All packages and tickets are available for pre-order now.
The 2022 She Rocks Awards recipients include:
Dionne Warwick – Six-time GRAMMY® and Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, multi-platinum iconic singer, actress, television host, former UN Goodwill Ambassador and interior designer with her own WG Design Lab
Meredith Brooks – singer-songwriter and guitarist celebrating the 25th anniversary of her single ”Bitch”
Carmen Vandenberg – lead guitarist and one half of the GRAMMY®-nominated rock duo BONES UK
MILCK – singer/songwriter, leading advocate for women’s rights and celebrated role model within the music industry
Yvette Young – guitarist and front-woman for the math rock band Covet
EveAnna Manley – president, Manley Laboratories aka “The Tube Chick”
Sherri Chung – Award-winning film and TV composer and Governor of the Music Branch of the Television Academy
Leslie Gaston-Bird – mixer, sound editor, author and a champion of diversity in the audio industry
Lyndsey Parker – Yahoo Entertainment Music Editor, SiriusXM host and author
Kerry Fiero – Founder of the Girl Power! Women Working in the Music Industry Conference
Julie Robbins – CEO of effects pedal manufacturer Earthquaker Devices
Hosted by PRS Guitars, this year’s opening performer will be Canada’s own Platinum Award-winning singer/songwriter/guitarist Tenille Arts, who was recently nominated for an Academy of Country Music Award for New Female Artist of the Year as well as a Juno Award for Country Album of the Year for her album, Girl to Girl.
Meredith Brooks, who will also perform at the event, is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of her ground-breaking smash hit “Bitch,” originally released in March 1997 from her multi-platinum album Blurring the Edges. The song rose up the charts each week before eventually reaching #2 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, in addition to Brooks receiving nominations for Best Female Rock Vocal Performance and Best Rock Song at the 40th Annual GRAMMY® Awards that year.
Brooks shares, “I am excited to be a part of the She Rocks Awards especially on their 10th anniversary, and am honored to be receiving the Trailblazer Award. I look forward to performing and sharing the night with the other talented female nominees. I know it will be a great celebration!”
The landmark 10-Year Anniversary event is co-hosted by former She Rocks Awards honoree Lzzy Hale, world-renowned frontwoman of the GRAMMY®-winning rock band Halestorm and host of the AXS TV original series A Year In Music, joining fellow AXS TV host Katie Daryl, the acclaimed executive producer of highly-rated AXS Network and digital series The Top Ten Revealed and At Home and Social. In fact, Daryl sits down with Meredith Brooks today, April 21, to discuss her career and the upcoming She Rocks Awards, and recently chatted with Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominee Dionne Warwick about her career and the Awards as well. Additionally, Yahoo Entertainment/SiriusXM’s Lyndsey Parker will be hosting the virtual red carpet.
The She Rocks Awards pays tribute to women who display leadership and stand out within the music industry, and has become a standard at the NAMM Show. Previous award recipients include: Melissa Etheridge, Pat Benatar, Gloria Gaynor, The B-52s, Suzi Quatro, Colbie Caillat, Sheila E, Chaka Khan, Ronnie Spector, Orianthi, Lisa Loeb, The Bangles, the Go-Go’s, Cherie Currie of the Runaways, Cindy Blackman Santana, Margaret Cho, Amy Lee, Linda Perry and many more, plus a collection of role models from all walks of the music and audio industries.
The 2022 She Rocks Awards is sponsored by Positive Grid, Sweetwater, PRS Guitars, Reverb.com, Shure, Roland, Martin Guitar, Audacy, Berklee College of Music, Blackstar, D’Addario, D’Angelico, dw Drums, Fishman, Gator Cases, Gibson, iZotope, 108 Rock Star Guitars, KMC, Korg, Levy’s, MAC Cosmetics, Manley Labs, NAMM, Pigtronix, Soundgirls, Supro, Taylor, Tech 21,The Music People, WRiiG, Zildjian, AXS TV, Parade, Future Publishing, Guitar World, Musicradar and Guitar Girl Magazine. For information regarding She Rocks Awards sponsorship opportunities, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn more about the She Rocks Awards, purchase tickets, and find out how to watch the livestream the evening of the awards at sherocksawards.com.
Dionne Warwick, Carmen Vandenberg and Yvette Young
Among Those to be Honored at the 10th Annual She Rocks Awards
The 2022 Awards co-hosted by Lzzy Hale (Halestorm)
and Katie Daryl (AXS TV host)
Virtual Red Carpet Event hosted by Lyndsey Parker
Founded in 2012 by the Women’s International Music Network, the She Rocks Awards honors trailblazing women from all areas of the industry– from educators, to label execs, manufacturers, non-profits, media, performers, engineers, and more. Past honorees include Melissa Etheridge, Gloria Gaynor, Tal Wilkenfeld, Nita Strauss, Pat Benatar, The Bangles, Suzi Quatro, The B-52s, Colbie Caillat, Sheila E., Linda Perry, Chaka Khan, Ronnie Spector, Lita Ford, Esperanza Spalding, Shirley Manson and many others. A complete list of previous honorees is here.
Each year, the 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 a high energy evening of performances, networking opportunities, giveaways, a silent auction and more.