Gordon Lightfoot meets up with two old pals (pictured), the MVP Project recipients are announced, and Drake is flying in style. Also in the news: LulaWorld, CMW, Justin Timberlake, the Beatles, UK's richest musicians, W3APONS, Tenille Townes, and Anvil. Videos added for your enjoyment.
Merck Mercuriadis (pictured) and comrades advocate for songwriters, Nils Lofgren remembers Lou Reed, and CMW highlights. Also in headlines: Toronto Bach Festival, shadow, Art of Time Ensemble, Liz Cooper, rock sidemen, Ed Sheeran, Woodstock, PledgeMusic, Common, R. Kelly, Madonna, Idris Elba, Pras Michel, and Merle Haggard.
Quebec-born music industry executive and entrepreneur Merck Mercuriadis, former manager of globally successful recording artists such as Elton John
Canada has punched far beyond its weight in producing contemporary superstars who have made a mark on the global music stage with savvy business skills, creative thinking and unique visions. Among them would be impresarios such as Michael Cohl, Live Nation's CEO Mike Rapino and tour promoter Arthur Fogel, along with record producer Bob Ezrin. Add to the list Merck Mercuriadis.