The Women’s International Music Network (The WiMN) announced the 2018 She Rocks Awards will take place at the new House of Blues Anaheim on Jan. 26 during the NAMM Show.

“We are so excited to bring the She Rocks Awards to the new House of Blues Anaheim,” said the WiMN founder Laura B. Whitmore. “It’s conveniently located a block from the convention center area and this brand-new facility is gorgeous. We look forward to elevating this event to a new level of production.”

Now in its sixth year, the She Rocks Awards honors trailblazing women from all areas of the music and audio industries. 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.

“From a morning meeting at the Marriott just a few short years ago to now being one of the most popular events during the NAMM Show, we are proud and grateful for the work of Laura Whitmore and her dedicated team to honor the contribution of women in the music and sound industry,” said NAMM President and CEO Joe Lamond.

All are encouraged to nominate women who stand out in the music industry. The deadline to submit nominations is Aug. 15. Nominations can be submitted at

Tickets for the 2018 She Rocks Awards go on sale Oct 1.

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