MBI Series 13: The State of The Canadian Gospel Music Industry

Wednesday, August 19, 2020


Music Business Intelligence Series 13

Music Business Intelligence is a forum whereby you get educated on how to maximize your potentials in Music Business in a godly and a professional way. It involves training and seminars from music business veterans in the music industry. It is more important than ever to work smarter and more efficiently in this current music industry. Succeeding in performance, production, and management requires tremendous creative skills and strong work ethics. Music Business Intelligence is designed to assist those interested in all aspects of the entertainment industry, by educating them on how to succeed in their chosen careers, without compromising their Christian values.


Topic: The State of The Canadian Gospel Music Industry

Date: August 22nd, 2020

Time: 12 noon MST (Calgary, Canada) or 2 pm EDT (Toronto, Canada) or 7 pm GMT +1 (Nigeria)

Platform: Instalive (Follow @woodclef to watch live)

Special Guest: Mr Stephen Lewis (@stephenhlewis) CEO Legacy Music House

Host: Kayode Olusoji (@kayode_olusoji)

Platform: Woodclef on Instagram (@woodclef)


Meet Our Guest- Stephen Lewis


Stephen Lewis has been in the music industry for over 25 years as a musician, songwriter, producer, arranger, clinician and mentor. Having work with various artists, and churches, Stephen is also known for being an executive producer and judge on Canada’s Gospel Dynamic Duets in 2007. In 2013 Stephen and his wife Alynthia began their own company; Legacy Music House Inc., which provides various vocal, musical and training, services throughout Canada.

Stephen Lewis has a heart for the creatives of Canada and believes God wants to use them greatly. Stephen continues to live out this passion at Canada Christian College located in Whitby Ontario.  There you will find him leading, teaching and guiding students in the music program as Dean of Music.


Meet Our Host: Kayode Olusoji

Kayode Olusoji’s Profile:

Kayode Olusoji is a Gospel Artist, a Music Business Consultant, A Digital Marketing Strategist and the CEO of Woodclef. He has released five musical albums, written two books and won several musical awards. Kayode who worked for a decade in the banking industry is currently a Board Member and the Director, Digital Communications Chair at Elephant Artist Relief Society (EARS) Calgary.
He has Masters in Business Administration from Obafemi Awolowo University; Digital Marketing Certifications, from University of Illinois, Post-Diploma in Digital Marketing, Bow Valley College; Certification in Entrepreneurship from University of Maryland; Certification in High Impact Business Writing from University of California, Irvine; Networking Specialist, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology and Certification in Managing the Company of the Future from University of London. He is also a Certified Digital Marketing Associate and a Certified Marketing Strategy Associate.
Awards & Nominations
◇ Best Traditional Contemporary Music, Nigeria 2012
◇ Nigerian Gospel Music Video Awards, 2013
◇ Best International Traditional Music, Nigeria Gospel Awards, 2012
◇ Best International Male Artist, Gospel Music Awards, Italy
◇ Best Afro Beat Artist, National Gospel Awards, 2011 & 2013
◇ Finalist in the entertainment category, GAB Awards, UK, 2013
◇ Best Singing Couple, Rainbow Awards for Excellence, 2015 just to mention but a few
He is a winner of City of Calgary Hackathon in 2018 and he has consulted for many companies and many Music Business Professionals
To be a part of this event, follow @Woodclef on Instagram

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