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April 21, 2017
by FYI Staff

The company’s luncheon is well-established as a highlight of the annual conference’s schedule. A Who’s Who of music industry movers and shakers was treated to superb performances from artists and songwriters on the Slaight Music roster.

Alex Lifeson and Geddy Lee
April 21, 2017
by FYI Staff

The Grand Ballroom at the Sheraton Hotel in Toronto was packed late yesterday with an all-star cast of power brokers in attendance for the Canadian Music and Broadcast  Industry Awards (CMBIAs) gala that honours the best, the brightest and the most successful in the biz.

April 20, 2017
by FYI Staff

Canadian Music Week is in full swing, and the Thursday conferences dealt with radio and music.

Scott Borchetta and Bell Media launch The Launch
April 20, 2017
by Nick Krewen

Big Machine founder Scott Borchetta launches a new talent competition with Bell Media, scheduled to hit the air in 2018.

Indie Music Awards
April 20, 2017
by Kerry Doole

Winners in the 14 categories at the 17th annual included The Strumbellas, July Talk, A Tribe Called Quest, Kaytranada, Lisa LeBlanc, and Weaves.

The Live Music Awards Winners Are...
April 20, 2017
by FYI Staff

A Halifax venue that was on survival tenterhooks before being rescued in the 11th hour and a beloved band whose singer has been stricken with cancer were two of the big winners at the Live Music Awards.

The CRMA 2017 Winners List
April 20, 2017
by FYI Staff

The Canadian Radio Music Awards held Wednesday, April 19 at the Sheraton Hotel, affirmed the Strumbellas’ growing international success that was ignited here and greatly aided with the support of Canadian radio and the backing of FACTOR.

Wednesday At CMW: Panels & Speakers
April 20, 2017
by FYI Staff

With Canadian Music Week in full swing beginning Wednesday, April 19, the FYIMusicNews team staked out turf at various panels to give you the skinny. Click on the URLs for the names of the full panel participants, as we offer short and sweet summaries in chronological order to outline the essentials...

The Universal Music team with Mayor John Tory wearing the red tie and UMC CEO Jeffrey Remedios to his right.
April 19, 2017
by Kerry Doole

Universal Music Canada is moving to downtown's hip, red brick Liberty Village neighbourhood from its uptown office complex in North York.

Juno/CARAS CEO Allan Reid
April 19, 2017
by FYI Staff

The 47th annual Juno Awards will be broadcast live on CBC from the Rogers Arena, home of the Vancouver Canucks, on Sunday, March 25, 2018, with Juno Week celebrations running from March 19 through March 25.

April 19, 2017
by FYI Staff

The Canadian Independent Music Association has launched the CIMA 20 and CIMA 40 music charts that rank the success of homegrown and independent artists in the market here.

Basia Bulat
April 17, 2017
by Kerry Doole

A total of $445,251 was awarded to Canadian musicians in three grant categories in the latest round of funding from the Bell Media-supported Foundation.