Former Billboard Editor David Farrell to Be Inducted Into Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Hall of Fame
publish date: 2017-11-03
FYI Music News publisher and lifelong music journalist David Farrell, a one-time Canadian editor of and founder of the now defunct Canadian music trade paper The Record which begat Canadian Music Week, will be inducted into the Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Hall of Fame in 2018.
The ceremony will be part of the Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards Gala Dinner at Toronto’s Rebel Nightclub May 10, as part of Canadian Music Week.
"David and I go way back before the beginnings of Canadian Music Week where we built the foundation of what was to become Canada's largest and longest running new music festival and conference,” said CMW president Neill Dixon in a statement. “David has always had a strong voice in the music industry, especially when it comes to delivering to the latest and most important news. I am very excited and honored that David is being inducted into the 2018 Canadian Music Industry Awards Hall of Fame at CMW, the event that he helped start."