Ray Danniels is a Canadian music executive, record producer, and talent manager. He's the founder of SRO (Standing Room Only) Management group, as well as independent record labels Moon Records and Anthem Records. He first rose to prominence as the manager of the Canadian band Rush and later served as the manager of Extreme and Van Halen. His sister, Kelly Danniels was married to Alex Van Halen. He was instrumental in bringing in Gary Cherone, former lead singer of Extreme, to replace Sammy Hagar as lead singer of Van Halen.
He will be awarded the Walt Grealis Special Achievement Award at the 2015 Juno Awards