Beverley Mahood brings the music to the G8 Summit

TORONTO, June 25 /CNW/ - Singer/ songwriter and TV personality Beverley Mahood took a step inside the G8 Summit tonight at Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville, Ontario. As the sole artist invited, she was hand picked to perform a concert at a private function for the leaders of the G8 countries. Performing a few songs from her own repertoire as well as a cover of the jazz standard, Sentimental Reasons, Beverley had world dignitaries mesmerized by her winning combination of talent and charm. Taking in the moment, Beverley reflected "I was there to provide a musical intermission from the important work that brought these leaders to Muskoka. It was an honour".

This fall Beverley can be seen on CMT Canada's about to be launched series, Pick A Puppy. Beverley hosts this original CMT production that matches families with their ideal four legged companions. Beverley has been in Nashville for the last several months working with All Entertainment so expect to be hearing about a new album that is set to be released this autumn both in Canada and the US.

    The facts about Beverley Mahood:

Emigrating to Canada from Northern Ireland as a girl and growing up in Ontario, Beverley has had chart topping success over her career with work from her albums Girl Out Of The Ordinary (1998), Moody Blue (2004), and Unmistakable (2008). She worked with renowned producer David Foster as part of the female trio Lace, touring extensively all over North America. An established songwriter, she co-wrote "Come To Me" for Celine Dion's 2005 multi-platinum album, Miracle. Beverley has been extremely successful in world of television, hosting CityTV's Breakfast Television (Vancouver), CMT Canada's CMT Central, CMT Ultimate, and Project Mom / Project Dad, as well as starring as the anchor judge on multiple seasons of the station's Karaoke Star. If there's anything that rivals Beverley's passion for entertaining, it's her dedication to community. Closest to Beverley's heart are initiatives for children. She is a devoted supporter of Juvenile Diabetes, the Alberta Children's Hospital, and the David Foster Foundation. 2010 marked Beverley's 13th year hosting the Kinsmen Foundation's annual Telemiracle Telethon, which raises millions for those in need in the province of Saskatchewan.



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