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News Story

November 8, 2017
by External Source

As the federal government undergoes trade negotiations, and as Parliament begins to embark on a statutory Copyright Act review, helping Canadian businesses succeed in the international market should be top of mind, panelists said at an event hosted by the Pearson Centre today.

Sting performing at the Cohen tribute concert at the Bell Centre on Monday night. Photo: Claude Dufresne/Evenko
November 7, 2017
by External Source

Monday night in Montreal, on the eve of the first anniversary of his death, his presence was keenly felt by the 17,000 people who attended a sold out, three-hour, star-studded concert in his memory.

November 6, 2017
by FYI Staff

This year, the CFMAs are spread out over two nights in Ottawa, Nov. 18 and 19. The impressive list of performers features both established veterans and rising young roots music stars.

November 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.

Blogging broadcaster Danny Kingsbury
November 5, 2017
by Danny Kingsbury

The following is a personal story shared by Canadian broadcast veteran and current Rogers Media Rock Radio Director Danny Kingsbury on his blog – All The Web's A Stage. And All The Men And Women Merely Players.

Bill King Photography
November 3, 2017
by FYI Staff

The longstanding bylined writer has chronicled the ups, downs, triumphs, disasters and constant changes that make Canada's music industry a roller coaster for its participants.

November 2, 2017
by FYI Staff

CTV’s big-budget, six-part talent search where unknown singers are matched with original songs, is to be teased on iHeartRadio Top 40, Hot AC, and AC stations.

Pic: AFP Getty Images
November 2, 2017
by FYI Staff

Performers in the commemorative program include Børns, Coeur de Pirate, Elvis Costello, Lana Del Rey, Feist, Philip Glass, K.D. Lang, Bettye Lavette, Courtney Love, Damien Rice, Seth Rogen, Ron Sexsmith, Sting, Patrick Watson, Wesley Schultz & Jeremiah Fraites from the Lumineers, and Adam Cohen.

November 1, 2017
by External Source

US-based Future of Music Coalition has catalogued the revenue streams available to US-based musicians, composers and performers, many of which are applicable to Canada’s musicians too.

October 31, 2017
by Nick Krewen

"Brown girls move to the front?" "White people move to the back?" CP says it happened. Lido Pimienta says it didn't.

Russell DeCarle Album Cover
October 30, 2017
by Kerry Doole

It has taken a long time, but rootsy singer/songwriter Russell deCarle is now happy with the respect he is shown as a solo artist. To many, his name will remain inextricably linked to that of Prairie Oyster, but three solo albums in and people now recognize him as his own man.

October 30, 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.