‘Canada’s Queen of R&B Soul’ Jully Black to Host the Live Music Industry Awards

Canadian Music Week (CMW) and Canadian Live Music Association are excited to announce Jully Black as the  host of 5th Annual Live Music Industry Awards.  Purchase tickets here

Jully Black is a true Canadian Icon. Named as one of ‘The 25 Greatest Canadian Singers Ever’, (CBC Music) she has been dubbed ‘Canada’s Queen of R&B Soul’. As a platinum selling recording artist, her music career has yielded multiple singles reaching the Top 10 pop, R&B and dance music charts. She has taken home Juno and Gemini Awards, earned innumerable industry accolades and was hand selected to sing for the Queen of England.

As a songwriter, Jully has written music that has touched the hearts of her fans and collaborated with industry heavyweights such as Sean Paul, Destiny’s Child, among many others. She has shared the stage with superstars such as The Black Eyed Peas, Kanye West, Celine Dion, Elton John and Etta James to name a few.

Jully is a major presence in the Canadian media and entertainment industry. As former host and correspondent for CTV’s etalk, Jully was chosen to interview global megastars such as Jay-Z, Oprah Winfrey, and former president Bill Clinton. She has also appeared in films, television and theatre.

ABOUT LIVE MUSIC INDUSTRY AWARDS
Created by Canadian Music Week in partnership with the Canadian Live Music Assoc., the trade association for the live music sector, the Live Music Industry Awards are a highlight of CMW’s Live Music Summit.
 
“Last year our fourth LMIA’s proved beyond a doubt that we have much to celebrate, by acknowledging lives’ incredible contributions to the industry.  This year, we continue shine a spotlight on this passionate and dedicated community – one that works tirelessly to put artists and fans together. This effort is at the heart of what Music Canada Live is about, and we are thrilled to co-present the 5th annual LMIA’s in 2020 with CMW on behalf of our members and Canada’s live music industry.”  Erin Benjamin, Executive Director, Canadian Live Music Association
ABOUT CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK

CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK is Canada’s most established music industry conference. Now in its 38th year, it is recognized as one of the premier entertainment events in North America focusing on the business of music. CMW brings together Sound Recording, New Media and Broadcast for one spectacular week of events – combining informative, intensive conferences, a cutting-edge trade exhibition, award shows, film festival, comedy festival and Canada’s biggest New Music Festival.

CMW Conference

September 9-11, 2020
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel

Music Festival

September 8-12, 2020

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