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About Rudy
SO WHO IS RUDY BLAIR?  Tough question to answer and especially when I have to keep this short but let's try  anyway.  I've been in the Broadcasting Industry for almost 30 years in both Radio and Television.  23 of those years was with 680News as the Music & Entertainment Reporter.  During that time I've interviewed some of the biggest artists in music including Beyonce, Jay Z, Ed Sheeran, Katy Perry, Lorde, Gordon Lightfoot, Tony Bennett and Tim McGraw to name a few.  I was there for many of these artists at the beginning of their careers and helped give them their first national interview spotlight including Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Michael Buble, Avril Lavigne and The Tenors.  I've estimated I've interviewed over 7,000 artist and that's a lot to remember.  I've covered several big events multiple times including The Grammy, Junos, Much Music Video Awards,The Canadian Screen Award and Canada's Walk Of Fame.  I've also been lucky winning several honours including 16 Radio-Television News Directors Association National and Regional Awards, The Harry Jerome Award, inducted into the Humber College Radio Broadcasting Hall Of Fame,The Vaughan Road Academy Hall of Fame and received an Honorary Degree from Humber College.  I've appeared on several televisions shows, reported for CityNews and had my own Rogers Television show, ON THE MIC WITH RUDY BLAIR where I not only interviewed many of the top music acts in the business but also new indie artists and helping them get exposure.  I could really keep going but there isn't room to put everything in on my career. What I can say is this website RUDY BLAIR ENTERTAINMENT MEDIA will be a continuation of everything I've done  in the past to help promote music acts of the future.  I'll also be interviewing and promoting upcoming events,chat with stars of the stage,movies,sports,politics and the every day person who has an interesting story.

In short, welcome to Rudy Blair Entertainment Media.


 
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Tuesday June 19th, 2018

Canadian Country Music just got a little bit better with the debut of the new female trio “The Heels”  www.theheelsmusic.com/ .   Bobbi Smith, Brittni Dominelli,  and Kyla Rawlins were in Toronto promoting their 1st album “Love, Heels” and made time on their busy schedule to Chat with Rudy Blair Entertainment Media rudyblairmedia.comabout how a restaurant brought these future B.C. Country Music Association Emerging Artist Award winners, the meaning behind the the name “The Heels”  and their LP including the single "Fine by Me"  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtklDt2kYc4  .




http://www.rudyblairmedia.com/blog/2018/06/chat-w-country-music-trio-the-heels-on-new-album-love-heels/



Monday June 18th, 2018

The 2018 Country Music Association of Ontario Awards  https://cmaontario.ca/    took place Sunday June 3rd at London’s Centennial Hall   https://centennialhall.london.ca/  .  Some of the nights winners included Meghan Patrick - FEMALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR,  FANS' CHOICE  & MUSIC VIDEO OF THE YEAR - Country Music Made Me Do It ,  James Barker Band - ALBUM OF THE YEAR Game On ,  Jason Blaine - MALE ARTIST OF THE YEAR, Tim Hicks  received the first annual Nielsen Compass Award, Andrew Hyatt -  RISING STAR , The Lovelocks -  ROOTS ARTIST OR GROUP OF THE YEAR  Cold Creek County -  GROUP OR DUO OF THE YEAR, and Canadian Country music legend Michelle Wright   received the  2018 Impact Award .   Rudy Blair Entertainment Media  rudyblairmedia.com  was backstage to Chat with  Country Music recording artist Scotty Kipfer    https://www.scottykipfer.com/  about the event, his new album Taking My Time including the single  Falling Like The Rain  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c6gUpGQtY_8  and how he met his new best friend…#PeterPorker.




http://www.rudyblairmedia.com/blog/2018/06/chat-w-scotty-kipfer-at-the-2018-country-music-association-of-ontario-awards/



Monday June 18th, 2018

One of the biggest summer concert series that takes place at Torontos Casa Loma  casaloma.ca/    Soul In The City  http://casaloma.ca/casafeature1.html  featuring Juno award winner  Sean Jones   seanjones.tv/   kicks off today (Monday June 18th, 2018) and every Monday (until August27th) .  Rudy Blair Entertainment Media   rudyblairmedia.com   Chats with the R&B performer about what to expect this season,  being a dad for the 1st time,  his new album Take Me (due to be released June 22nd 2018) featuring the single “Smoke”  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Z70xgPNjXo  and a contest on how you can see Sean Jones perform somewhere in the world courtesy of Sandals   www.sandals.com/  .






http://www.rudyblairmedia.com/blog/2018/06/chat-w-sean-jones-on-2018-soul-in-the-city-at-casa-loma/


Friday June 14th, 2018
(This interview is also on SoundCloud  https://soundcloud.com/rudy-blair/chat-w-matt-webb-of-marianas  )


Matt Webb 604records.com/website/artists/matt-webb  of the Juno award winning band Marianas Trench  www.marianastrench.net/  has released a new single and video.  Rudy Blair Entertainment Media  rudyblairmedia.comChats with the singer/songwriter about his latest release  Again and Again  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6O1d3zi7-c  , a hint on Marianas Trench’s upcoming album and what they are planning for the red carpet at this years IHeart Radio Music Music Video Awards Sunday, August 26  https://www.bellmedia.ca/pr/tv/iheartradio-mmva/2017-mmvas/   




http://www.rudyblairmedia.com/blog/2018/06/chat-w-matt-webb-of-marianas-trench-on-new-single-again-and-again/
 

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