Liberty Silver takes home The Impact Award 2019
Liberty Silver is a multiple “Juno” and “Grammy” (collaboration) award-winning recording artist, who has a 6.5 octave vocal range. She was originally discovered on the US based TV show “Star Search” hosted by “Ed McMahon.”
Liberty is the first black woman to receive a Juno Award. Her “Grammy” award (collaboration) was in association with her performance on the single “Tears Are Not Enough”, that raised funds for relief of the famine in Ethiopia. Collaborating alongside some of Canada’s most celebrated artists in the group called “Northern Lights”, which included Gordon Lightfoot, Anne Murray, Joni Mitchell, Burton Cummings, Bryan Adams, Neil Young and others.
She has performed for/shared the stage with prominent and influential figures, that include; US President Barack Obama, Bob Marley (Madison Square Garden), Maya Angelou, Arch Bishop Desmond Tutu, Celine Dion, The Temptations, Oscar Peterson, Natalie Cole, Gladys Knight and former Russian President Mikhail Gorbachev.
Liberty has recorded original songs and performed on studio recordings that have sold millions of units worldwide, including multi-platinum dance tracks. Her recordings include songs in multiple genres ranging from; R&B, Jazz, Reggae, Pop, Soul, Rock, Country and Gospel.
She has performed thousands of shows, including some of the most celebrated events such as; Antigua Jazz Festival, Ottawa Jazz Festival, Jamaican Air Canada Jazz Festival, Niagara Jazz Festival, TRIUS Jazz Festival, Oakville Jazz Festival, Waterloo International Jazz Festival, Barbados Jazz Festival, The Beaches Jazz Festival, Orangeville Jazz Festival, Richmond Hill Jazz Festival, Hillebrand Jazz Festival, to name a few. She also performed at the Grand Opening of the Skydome (Rogers Centre – Toronto, Canada) with Oscar Peterson and David Clayton Thomas.
Liberty co-hosted the televised World Basketball Championship ceremony with TV Star Alan Thicke and co-wrote the theme song for the event. She also hosted her own TV series called Centre Stage Chronicles and co-wrote and performed the official theme songs for the 1996 Atlanta, Georgia and 2004 Athens, Greece Olympic Games.
Three Juno Awards / One Grammy Award (collaboration)
Five Black Music Awards / Three Rock Express Awards Top Female Jazz Singer (winner) – Canadian Smooth Jazz Awards
Bob Marley Memorial Award / CHIN International Song Writing Award
African Achievement Award for Arts & Entertainment Shure Microphone Company Award – Best Female Vocalist (winner)
2016 – Top 100 Canadian Black Women of All Time Award 2016 – The National Chord – Top 150 Most Influential Canadian Musicians
Three Genie Nominations
Curator of the “Liberty Silver Foundation for The Performing Arts” Educating, learning from and sharing positive energy with youth
Liberty Silver is available for select corporate, public and private events. She can accommodate client requests in a multitude of musical genres and budget ranges. From an intimate Solo performance to a 22 piece band extravaganza. A customized experience created specifically for you and your guests.