"VH1 Trailblazer Honors" Landmark Event to Air Friday, March 8th at 9PM on International Women’s Day

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Cher, Anita Hill, Mindy Kaling, Alyssa Milano, Samira Wiley and Elle King have been added to the blockbuster lineup of incredible women set to appear on "VH1 Trailblazer Honors."  King will perform "Baby Outlaw" from her latest studio album, Shake the Spirit. 

Cher will be presenting to previously announced honoree Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The other honorees include Academy Award nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay, The Handmaid's Tale author Margaret Atwood, #MeToo founder Tarana Burke.  Rita Ora will also perform. 

The one-hour "VH1 Trailblazer Honors" special event will air on International Women's Day, Friday, March 8th at 9PM ET/PT, on VH1 and Logo.   


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Kicking off Women's History Month, "VH1 Trailblazer Honors" will celebrate today's most respected politicians, entertainers, artists, activists, allies and icons who have dedicated their time and steadfast commitments to the women's movement and beyond. 

Centered around this year's incredible breakthroughs in female empowerment and human rights, the annual event will feature the landmark achievements of its honorees. Additional talent to be announced.

The special event will take place at the Wilshire Ebell Theater in Los Angeles, a National Historic Landmark and extension of the Ebell of Los Angeles, a 125-year-old organization founded by women for women.


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Official sponsors of the 2019 VH1 Trailblazer Honors include Boost Mobile and Ice Breakers.

For more updates, please visit Trailblazers.VH1.com. Follow @VH1 on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook and use #TrailblazerHonors to join the conversation. 

"VH1 Trailblazer Honors" is executive produced by Amy Doyle, Vanessa WhiteWolf and Andria Parides. Wendy Plaut and Marcia Lansdown are the Executives in Charge of Celebrity Talent. 


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Lisa Lauricella and Wanda Coriano are the Executives in Charge of Music Talent.  Fonda Anita serves as Executive in Charge of Production. Lauren Quinn is directing.

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