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She Rocks Awards 2024 – Another Great Awards Ceremony

The 12th annual live awards show took place on Thursday, January 25, 2024, at 7:00 p.m. at the Anaheim Convention Center Ballroom in Anaheim, CA.

By Judy Shields and Valerie Milano

Anaheim Convention Center NAMM (The Hollywood Times) 01/28/2024 – The Women’s International Music Network (the WiMN) put on another great of She Rocks Awards honorees show and dinner which included Lindsey Stirling, Bonnie McIntosh, Holly G, Lindsay Love-Bivens, Melinda Newman and Jamie Deering. These trailblazers joined  Debbie Gibson, Laura Karpman, Britt Lightning, Kelsy Karter and Sylvia Massy for the lineup for this year 2024 event. Susanna Hoffs and AIJIA co-hostes the evening that recognized women who stand out as innovators and role models in the music industry. Guitarist Jimena Fosado opened the show.

For the opening act, PRS Guitars international touring artist Jimena Fosado will perform with her trio, which features Melanie Jo on drums and Lex Wolfe on bass.

The She Rocks Awards is the premier event during the NAMM Show, bringing together industry professionals, music icons, artists, fans and the media. The annual event honors women who are groundbreakers, and innovators and have displayed exceptional leadership within the music and audio industry. Past honorees of the She Rocks Awards 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, The Bangles, and many more, plus a collection of trailblazers and role models from all walks of the music and audio industries.

The Hollywood Times was on the red carpet and interviews by senior editor Valerie Milano. Check them out here:

The 2024 She Rocks Awards was sponsored by NAMM (presenting), PRS Guitars, Positive Grid, Monster Energy, Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Foundation, Reverb.com, Roland, Boss, Taylor Guitars, Exploration.io, Martin Guitar, Fishman, D’Addario, Ernie Ball, Freeman, Shure, Berklee Online, M.A.C Cosmetics, 108 Rock Star Guitars, Sennheiser, Seymour Duncan, D’Angelico, Earthquaker Devices, WRiiG, dw Drums, Cuccio, DiGiCo, Guitar Girl Magazine, The Hollywood Times, Music Connection, AXS TV and more.

The Hollywood Times was honored to be part of the sponsors this year.  We had a great time at the She Rocks Award show with amazing talent, great food and an awesome gift bag.

She Rocks Awards gift bags

The 2024 She Rocks Awards Lineup:


  • Debbie Gibson – Multi-platinum chart-topping pop artist and Broadway star
  • Lindsey Stirling – Ground-breaking electronic violinist, dancer, and artist
  • Bonnie McIntosh – Noise maker. Head banger. [Post Malone, Halsey, Kehlani, Selena Gomez] Roland Artist.
  • Britt Lightning – Lead guitarist for the all-female Platinum selling ’80s rock band Vixen and the Musical Director at Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy Camp
  • Kelsy Karter –  Australian singer, songwriter, musician and the frontwoman of Kelsy Karter & The Heroines
  • Sylvia Massy – Multi-platinum producer for Tool, System of a Down, Red Hot Chili Peppers and more, and best-selling author
  • Laura Karpman – GRAMMY and Oscar Award-winning film composer and the first female Governor in the Music Branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
  • Holly G – writer and Founder of the Black Opry and Black Opry Records
  • Jamie Deering – CEO of Deering Banjos
  • Melinda Newman – Billboard’s Executive Editor for the West Coast and Nashville
  • Lindsay Love-Bivens – Artist and Community Relations Manager for Taylor Guitars

Co Hosts:

  • Susanna Hoffs – Co-founder and frontwoman for The Bangles, solo artist and author
  • AIJIA – artist, songwriter, vocal producer and performer. (Selena Gomez, Anderson .Paak, Mimi Webb, Rachel Platten.)
Aijia LA based pop songwriter vocal producer and musician

Opening Act:

  • Jimena Fosado – International touring guitarist and PRS Guitars artist
Jimena Fosado guitarist on the red carpet

About The Women’s International Music Network (WiMN)

Laura B Whitmore (Founder The Women’s Int’l Music Network) She Rocks Awards

Founded in 2012, the Women’s International Music Network unites women who work within all facets of the music and audio industries. With theWiMN.com 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 www.TheWiMN.com.