Former teen star Debbie Gibson, film and TV composer Laura Karpman, producer Sylvia Massy, guitarist Britt Lightning and frontwoman Kelsy Karter are the first honorees announced for the 2024 She Rocks Awards. The event is set to take place on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2024, at the Anaheim Convention Center Ballroom in Anaheim, Calif.
Susanna Hoffs, who was honored at the She Rocks Awards in 2015, will co-host the 12th annual live awards show, which is presented by the Women’s International Music Network. Tickets to the show, which is now an official NAMM-sponsored event, are on sale now.
The She Rocks Awards is the premier event during the NAMM Show, bringing together industry professionals, artists, fans and the media. The annual event honors women who are groundbreakers and innovators and have displayed leadership within the music and audio industries. Past honorees include The Go-Go’s, Dionne Warwick, Nancy Wilson, Lzzy Hale, Gloria Gaynor, Linda Perry, Melissa Etheridge, Pat Benatar, Judy Collins, The B-52s, Colbie Caillat, Chaka Khan, Ronnie Spector, Orianthi and The Bangles.
The event includes live music, awards and speeches, dinner, a silent auction, gift bags and more. Tickets to the event are now on sale. The She Rocks Awards is open to the public; a NAMM Show badge is required to attend the She Rocks Awards. Find out more and purchase tickets at sherocksawards.com.
Founded in 2012 by music industry veteran Laura B. Whitmore, the Women’s International Music Network unites women who work within all facets of the music and audio industries.
Here’s a quick look at this year’s honorees:
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