Spike Lee will be awarded at the 2015 Canadian Music Week (@SpikeLee @CMW_Week)

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Spike Lee

Canadian Music Week is proud to announce that iconic American filmmaker, actor, producer, and writer Spike Lee has been named this year’s recipient of the Nile Rodgers Global Creators Award.

Lee will be presented with the award at his keynote interview during Canadian Music Week on Saturday, May 9th. The Global Creators Summit is part of the three-day Canadian Music Week Music Summit, taking place from May 7-9 at Toronto’s Sheraton Centre Hotel. The highly anticipated keynote interview will be Lee’s only appearance at the festival. Full details can be found below.

Spike Lee at Canadian Music Week 2015

KEYNOTE INTERVIEW: Spike Lee

WHEN: Saturday, May 9th – 2:10pm
WHERE: Osgoode Ballroom East, Sheraton Centre Hotel

Tickets are available at https://cmw.net/spike-lee/. Three-day and single day summit passes will be accepted.

The Nile Rodgers Global Creators Award was established in 2014 to celebrate the most outstanding of creative geniuses who have consistently made an indelible impact on a global scale throughout their career. The inaugural award was presented to Nile Rodgers during his appearance at last year’s Canadian Music Week in celebration of his humanitarian work, prolific career, and the influence he has had on the industry as a whole.

About Canadian Music Week:

Canadian Music Week is Canada’s leading annual entertainment event dedicated to the expression and growth of the country’s music, media and entertainment industries.  Combining three information-intensive conferences; a trade exposition; a film festival; a comedy festival; four awards shows and the nation’s largest new music festival, CMW spans a ten-day period from May 1 to May 10, 2015 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel and over 60 downtown Toronto venues, attracting participants from across the globe.  For more information, visit www.cmw.net.

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