Billy McLaughlin is recognized internationally as a world-class guitarist, composer and inspirational performer who has appeared on Billboard’s TopTen Chart. Previously signed to Virgin Records’ Narada label, McLaughlin has 14 CD releases, 3 National Campus Entertainer of the Year Awards, 5 Minnesota Music Awards and his decades of national concert touring earned him the Hall of Fame Achievement Award (National Association for Campus Activities).
Now serving as Ambassador for Awareness for the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation, McLaughlin is the winner of the 2010 Public Leadership in Neurology Award (American Academy of Neurology) whose previous winners include Paul Allen, Julie Andrews, Leon Fleischer, Michael J. Fox, and Cuba Gooding, Jr.
Billy maintains an international schedule of concert appearances and speaking engagements. He resides in his home state of Minnesota where he is proudly raising two boys.