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SOCAN President Stan Meissner and CEO Eric Baptiste
June 14, 2017
by FYI Staff

Foreign royalty income from the performance of Canadian music played internationally on radio, television, in movies, online, on-stage and other us

Donald Tarlton accepting his award from Slaight Music President, Derrick Ross
June 13, 2017
by Kerry Doole

A Who's Who of the Canadian independent music scene gathered in Toronto event space The Glass Factory last night for the third annual CIMA Celebration & Awards Gala. Photo @DavidLeyes

At a typewriter as a young man on the isle of Hydra
June 13, 2017
by External Source

Hydra Hallelujah: superfans keep Leonard Cohen's spirit alive in Greece

Polaris Long List announced
June 13, 2017
by External Source

The Weeknd, Gord Downie, Leonard Cohen, Tragically Hip, and Tanya Tagaq predictably made the cut this year, but there are many others who can benefit from the exposure.

Meghan Patrick with her CMAOs haul
June 12, 2017
by FYI Staff

Meghan Patrick was last night's big winner at the 5th annual Country Music Association of Ontario, held at Centennial Hall in London.

Gander residents raised a cheer for the cast last night. Pic: Canadian Press
June 12, 2017
by FYI Staff

The bookies had it all wrong but the people of Newfoundland were celebrated in speech and song at the Tony Awards on Sunday night, though the heart

Heritage Minister Joly
June 12, 2017
by David Farrell

Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly joined HuffPost Canada editors Ryan Maloney and Amanda De Souza to answer Facebook Live questions on Netflix, Canada

Ken Craig, LN's new VP, Ottawa Region
June 11, 2017
by FYI Staff

The concert company is expanding across Canada, and taking on more localized festival and venue management roles.

Apple approves system for tipping content creators
June 10, 2017
by External Source

Like all other in-app purchases, Apple will now receive a 30 percent cut from the virtual currencies used for tipping.

Jim and Bryan, many moons ago
June 9, 2017
by FYI Staff

The SOCAN Achievement Award winners list is an impressive one, and on June 19 a gala will be celebrating their artistic endevour and successes. 

Ritche Yorke. Pic: Courier Mail
June 7, 2017
by David Farrell

Friends gathered at an uptown lounge in Toronto last night to remember the man who helped make a change for Canada's musicians.

June 6, 2017
by External Source

Here is this week's Nielsen Marketwatch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last year.