Dixie Chicks will be awarded the Patrick Lippert Award during the Rock the Vote Awards on Feb. 7 at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles. The honor recognizes the group for its "enduring commitment

Dixie Chicks will be awarded the Patrick Lippert Award during the Rock the Vote Awards on Feb. 7 at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles. The honor recognizes the group for its "enduring commitment to preserving and protecting freedom of expression."

Richard Foos, founder of Rock the Vote and Rhino Records, will receive the organization's Founder's Award.

The awards are presented by MTV and Rock the Vote.