Trevor Shelton Mentors Zone

Trevor Shelton got his start in the entertainment business at Career Academy of Canada, a college where he graduated with a radio and television broadcasting degree. He landed a job working in radio where he was the radio station’s programmer for dance and urban music, also working as the resident DJ at some of Toronto’s hot spots. Trevor’s deejaying got him work doing remixes for A&M records and top independent labels, crossing artists over to radio and clubs where their music was heard around the world. He has worked with some of the legends in the music business, including Michael Jackson, Shania Twain and Marvin Gaye. He was one of the executive producers and music producer on Marvin Gaye’s “The Last Concert Tour”(CD/LP) and presented Michael Jackson and his brothers with the Lifetime Achievement award on their “Victory Tour”.   Trevor went on to launch Rammit Records in the late eighties, an indy label distributed internationally by A&M/Polygram, Universal and BMG worldwide. The label still develops and fosters young and established artists in the industry.As a music producer and manager, Trevor has been instrumental in developing some of Canada’s top artists, including Shania Twain’s “First Time for the Last Time”, Liberty Silver, Alto Moda, Molly Johnson, Martha and the Muffins, and the Parachute Club. He is the founder and first president of the Urban Music Association of Canada, which produces the nationally-aired Canadian Urban Music Awards.He has also served as the chairperson for the Juno awards’ RnB/Soul advisory committee and as a juror for FACTOR. He is presently a part-time instructor at Trebas, teaching music industry overview and contracts, event management, sales and distribution, and more.


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