Terry McBride and John Brunton to be inducted into the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame and honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award Thursday, March 6, 2008 at Rogers Wireless Canadian Music Week

    March 5 - 8, 2008


    TORONTO, Sept. 27 /CNW/ - Rogers Wireless Canadian Music Week is proud to
announce Terry McBride and John Brunton as the newest inductees to the
Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame. They will be awarded with the Lifetime
Achievement Award at the Annual Gala Industry Awards, Thursday March 6th at
the Fairmont Royal York Hotel, Toronto.
    These awards are presented to honour individuals and organizations that
have made a significant contribution to the Canadian music industry throughout
their careers.

    Terry McBride is the CEO and one of three founders of Nettwerk Music
Group, which includes Nettwerk Productions, Nettwerk Management, Nettwerk One
and Artwerks. Nettwerk Management represents artists such as Avril Lavigne,
Barenaked Ladies, Dido, Stereophonics and Sarah McLachlan. Since its
inception, Nettwerk has released over 400 different albums with worldwide
sales in excess of 100 million albums.

    John Brunton is celebrating 28 years at the helm of Insight Production
Company Ltd. As president and CEO, he has positioned Insight as an industry
leader in the development, financing and production of world-class television
    John is the most sought after producer in Canada generating No. 1 shows,
currently acting as executive producer for Canadian Idol. He has been
recognized internationally for producing one of the best Idol formats produced
around the world. Brunton has worked with artists such as Nelly Furtado,
Celine Dion, Avril Lavigne, The Tragically Hip, Coldplay and The Black Eyed

    Tickets for the Canadian Music Industry Awards may be purchased now on
the Rogers Wireless Canadian Music Week web site at www.cmw.net or by calling

    Rogers Wireless Canadian Music Week is Canada's leading annual
entertainment event dedicated to the expression and growth of the country's
music, media and entertainment industries. Combining two information-intensive
conferences; a cutting edge trade exposition; five awards shows and the
nation's largest New Music Festival, Rogers Wireless CMW spans a four-day
period from March 5 to March 8, 2008 at the Fairmont Royal York and various
downtown Toronto venues, attracting participants from across the globe. For
more information, visit www.cmw.net.

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