Former Billboard Writer Larry LeBlanc Joins CelebrityAccess with New Column

CelebrityAccess Welcomes Music Journalist Larry LeBlanc And New Column “In The Hot Seat.”

Boulder, CO, November 26, 2008 --( CelebrityAccess is pleased to announce the addition of Canadian music journalist Larry LeBlanc to their team as a feature writer. Larry will contribute his long experience and encyclopedic knowledge of the music industry and provide valuable insights into the rapidly changing landscape of the modern entertainment industry.

Larry has been covering the industry beat for more than four decades and is recognized as one of the leading journalists in the field. Larry's resume includes a tenure as Billboard's Canadian bureau chief from 1991-2007, and a term as the Canadian editor of its late competitor Record World from 1970-1980. Larry also co-founded the late Canadian music trade The Record, which ran from 1981-1991. Over the years, Larry has been quoted extensively on entertainment issues in hundreds of publications, including the New Yorker, The London Times and the New York Times.

He has also acted as a consultant for Heritage Canada, The Canadian Competition Bureau, The Canadian Assn. of Broadcasters, The Canadian Private Copying Collective, and the Neighbouring Rights Collective of Canada as well as such Canadian media group as Astral Media, CHUM Radio, Rogers Communications, The Evanov Group, and Harvard Broadcasting.

CelebrityAccess will feature Larry's new column "In The Hot Seat" which will highlight movers and shakers in the music business and offer some insight into entertainment professionals on the front lines of an industry undergoing dramatic changes.

About CelebrityAccess:
CelebrityAccess is the largest provider of news and information to the live performance industry with a powerful, state-of-the art database containing profiles on over 35,000 performers and their representatives. CelebrityAccess is unparalleled in its depth, accuracy, and quantity of information, allowing thousands of agents, managers, venues, box office scores, tour dates, talent buyers, sellers and industry professionals of all types to do business…. are all part of the information available. EventWire has the industry’s most extensive news service with industry updates delivered right to your desktop.

Keri Mullin