Earlier this week FYI Music News published an article containing possibly libellous words about two individuals
On the night prior to the popular jock versus rock faceoff during Juno Week, a notable list of Canadian rock and country stars will kick out the jams in Vancouver. Big names include Dallas Smith, Odds, and Barney Bentall, and ticket proceeds will benefit MusiCounts.
Yesterday's federal budget failed to provide much-needed additional support for the Canadian Independent music sector at a time when the Canadian Music Fund desperately needs topping up, trade org president Stuart Johnston said late yesterday.
Here is this week's Nielsen Marketwatch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last year.
Every year we’ve looked to try to highlight opportunities for artists across all spectrums as far as the awards are concerned.
One of the most exciting live bands around, the Montreal ensemble is a front-runner at this year's annual and has an impressive list of nominations and wins in its history.
The Ottawa born singer, songwriter, and actor – who transcended the '50s, '60s, and '70s with hit songs such as "Diana", "Lonely Boy", "Put Your Head on My Shoulder", and "(You're) Having My Baby" – is announced as this year's CMW Lifetime Award recipient.
Alternative print newsweeklies are an endangered species, and NOW is no exception. Publisher and editor Alice Klein remains optimistic that its much-needed voice will continue to be heard.
Sony Pictures Television will distribute the big ticket Bell Media music show format worldwide, excluding Canada, and has its production company, Electric Ray, on board to produce the format in the U.K.
The secret of the roots magazine's success lies in the fact that Edmonton’s Roddy Campbell is a businessman as much as he is an intensely-focused fan of folk and roots music. Plus, he’s got a firm grasp on his audience, and he lives to tell them all he knows about the subject.
The media is barking up the wrong tree as fans continue to stand by their band. The verdict is until proven guilty this is a tour that is on a roll and thrilling fans.
Fans weigh in on Hedley's status on Facebook and the range of opinion is all over the place but the shows are selling out, the audiences are engaging on social media and 10 days into the controversy the police have not laid a single charge. Rock & roll was spawned by booze, broads and sinful ways. That has now all changed. What will become of R&R?