Singer / Songwriter / Keynote Speaker
Terry Kelly, CM (born in St. John's, Newfoundland) is a Canadian country/folk music artist, athlete and professional keynote speaker. Kelly has released six studio albums and charted eleven singles on the RPM Canadian country singles chart. In addition to award nominations from the Juno Awards and the Canadian Country Music Association, Kelly has also won seven East Coast Music Awards. Kelly received the King Clancy Award in 2000, an Honorary Doctorate in Civil Laws from the University of Kings College in 2001, an Honorary Doctorate in Fine Arts from Saint Mary’s University in 2002 and was inducted into the Order of Canada in 2003, the highest civilian honour within the Canadian system of honours. He sang the Canadian National Anthem at the Opening Ceremonies for the 2010 Vancouver Paralympic Winter Games and also sang at the official installation ceremony of the 28th Governor General of Canada (David Lloyd Johnston) in 2010.