Clio Music introduced on Wednesday (Sept. 11) that Sheryl Crow and Joan Jett will each be receiving honorary Clio Music awards this 12 months on the 60th annual Clio Awards.
Crow shall be honored with the Clio Music Affect Award, which acknowledges artists who’ve made a big impression on common tradition by their originality, which because of this, transfer their business ahead and convey about social change. Crow, a fervent activist, just lately joined Citi’s #SeeHerHearHer initiative to advocate for gender equality within the music business. She’s additionally concerned in various organizations, together with Pure Useful resource Protection Council, Breast Most cancers Analysis Basis, American Pink Cross, World Meals Program and Sandy Hook Promise.
Jett would be the recipient of the 2019 Clio Music Lifetime Achievement Award, marked by a uncommon acoustic efficiency by the rock legend.
“I recently came across the documentary about Joan Jett’s life and career and was blown away by her creative impact,” Nicole Purcell, Clio’s president, mentioned in a press assertion. “She is a woman who blazed her own trail in so many aspects of her life, whether it be popularizing a new sound or creating opportunities for herself where none existed. For me, her most impactful achievement is in the way that she has given back to the next generation of women in rock ‘n’ roll and used her stardom as a platform to champion women’s, LGBTQ and animal rights.”
The Clio Awards, sponsored by Citi, will happen Sept. 25 in New York Metropolis.