Canadian Music Week (CMW) has announced Steve Herman (SVP, Touring - Live Nation) as the 2019 inductee to the Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Hall of Fame. Herman will be honoured for his achievements and longstanding career in the music industry at the annual Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards Gala Dinner at Rebel Entertainment Complex in Toronto on Thursday May 9th, 2019.
Herman has been involved in the music industry for decades and throughout his many roles, he has impacted, developed, and guided the careers of many artists and industry leaders.
He joined Live Nation in 2009 as President of Artist Service and soon after joined the company’s Touring team as Senior Vice President, where he is now one of company’s leading tour promoters. He has promoted some of the world’s top artists, including: Prince, Dixie Chicks, Backstreet Boys, Black Sabbath, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, Bryan Adams, Yusuf (formerly known as Cat Stevens), David Blaine, Nickelback, One Republic, and The Smashing Pumpkins to name a few.
Most recently, Herman worked with the team that successfully reunited Guns N' Roses where he promoted the “Not in This Life Time Tour.” This tour has recently surpassed $600 million in gross box office sales - making it one of the highest grossing tours in history.
Read more about his career here.