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Larry LeBlanc

Senior Editor,
Celebrity Access
Boulder, CO, USA
Larry LeBlanc is recognized as one of the leading music industry journalists in the world.

He is currently senior writer of the weekly U.S. entertainment trade CelebrityAccess overseeing the influential profile series, “In The Hot Seat.” As well, he is an on-going consultant to the National Music Centre in Calgary, Alberta.

Canadian bureau chief of Billboard magazine from 1991-2007, Larry was also the Canadian editor of its late competitor Record World, 1970-1980. As well, he was co-founder of the late Canadian music trade, The Record 1981-1991.

He is co-author of the 2010 book “Music From Far And Wide: Celebrating 40 Years Of The Juno Awards.” He is a board member of the Mariposa Folk Festival in Orillia, Ontario.

Larry was the recipient of the 2013 Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award, recognizing individuals who have made an impact on the Canadian music industry.