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Heart’s Ann Wilson to perform at “Women’s Day” magazine’s 2019 Red Dress Awards next week


ABC/Randy HolmesHeart frontwoman Ann Wilson will be the headlining performer at Women’s Day magazine’s 16th annual Red Dress Awards, taking place Tuesday, February 12, at Frederick P. Rose Hall at Lincoln Center in New York City. The awards celebrate people and companies who encourage American women to work toward having healthier hearts.

Billy Joel‘s daughter Alexa Ray Joel also will perform at the event, which will be hosted by comedian, actress and author Ali Wentworth. Longtime All My Children star Susan Lucci also will make a special appearance.

Among this year’s Red Dress Awards honorees are Oscar-winning actress Angela Bassett, Grey’s Anatomy star and director Chandra Wilson, and Girl Trek, a nonprofit public-health organization that brings African-American women to walk through their communities working on solving local issues.

The ceremony also will be attended by the five participants in the sixth annual Woman’s Day Live Longer & Stronger Challenge, which encourages women to lose weight and eat healthier.

Ann Wilson, who continues to support her 2018 solo album, Immortal, currently has no upcoming tour dates on her 2019 itinerary. As previously reported, the record is a covers collection paying tribute to various artists who died over the past several years, including David Bowie, Tom Petty, The EaglesGlenn Frey, Cream‘s Jack Bruce, George Michael, and Chris Cornell.

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