On Tuesday, legendary singer/songwriter Andy Kim paid a visit to the Music Canada courtyard to perform an acoustic set for staff and Liberty Village businesses and residents. Kim performed his iconic hits “How’d We Ever Get This Way,” “Sugar, Sugar,” and “Rock Me Gently,” and provided personal anecdotes from his extensive career.
Tonight, the Montreal-born recording artist will be inducted into the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame at Canadian Music Week in Toronto, honouring his achievements and longstanding career in the music industry.
Congratulations to Andy Kim on the induction, and thank you to eOne Music Canada for the opportunity.
Canadian Music Week has announced Andy Kim as one of the 2016 inductees to the Canadian Music Industry Hall Of Fame. The veteran singer/songwriter will be honoured at the Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards on May 6, 2016 in the Grand Ballroom at Toronto, ON’s Sheraton Centre.
Over his 50+ year career, Andy Kim has sold over 30 million records worldwide for hits like “Sugar, Sugar”, “Rock Me Gently” and “Shoot ‘Em Up Baby”, which was re-recorded in 2015 for his album It’s Decided, a collaboration with Broken Social Scene’s Kevin Drew.
The full release about the induction can be viewed on CMW’s website.
Newcap Radio President and CEO Rob Steele will also be honoured at the 2016 gala as he is inducted into Canadian Broadcast Industry Hall of Fame.