5/19/2012: Former Much Music Host, Michael E. Williams, Named To SONAHR Executive Board

Posted on September 28th, 2012 - Written by: Josée Daigneault

NEW YORK – 05/19/2012 – The Society of North American Historians And Researchers (“SONAHR”) announced today that Michael E. Williams has been named to their Executive Board as President of SONAHR Music. Mr. Williams is an award winning Toronto-based producer and host of Talk, Interview and Music related radio and television programs. Recognized worldwide for his work, from 1984 to 1993, he was a Host/Producer/Writer/Announcer on Canada’s Much Music.

During his time at Much Music, he was responsible for creating one-of-a-kind live TV shows including: Soul in the City, Rap City, and Intimate and Interactive. Soul in the City was subsequently syndicated in 19 countries in Europe and Japan ( as well as being number one in Canada for 5 years). He has hosted The Power Hour, The Much Music Countdown, and Soft & Romantic and interviewed world-renowned celebrities including: Quincy Jones, Celine Dion, Ice-T, Mark Wahlberg, Denzel Washington, Spike Lee, Bon Jovi, Stevie Wonder, Queen, Robert Plant, Metallica, and Tina Turner.

In addition, he has assisted in the audio mix of Living Color, Ice T and Burton Cummings live to air concerts, co-hosted the World Music Video Awards and the Much Music Video Awards, as well as served as a Presenter at the Juno Awards, Ottawa Music Awards, Gemini Awards, ADISQ Awards, and the YTV Youth Achievement Awards.

Mr. Williams is currently teaching at the Trebas Institute of Music in Toronto. In recent months, he has been working closely with Stryker-Indigo New York www.strykerindigo.com in efforts to develop Canadian-themed documentaries and motion pictures.

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