Rosanne Cash will be honored with the “Spirit of Americana” Free Speech Award, which will be presented in partnership with the First Amendment Center. She will be honored during the Americana Honors & Awards on Sept. 12 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium.
As a board member of the Content Creators Coalition (C3), she has devoted her time and efforts to championing artists’ rights. Her most high-profile instance took place representing artists and the Americana Music Association in 2014 during a testimony before Congress on the issue of intellectual property rights and digital music licensing.
Cash has also been involved in advocating against gun violence for almost 20 years as a strong proponent of organizations like Giffords and Everytown for Gun Safety, among others.
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