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News Story

The Weeknd, BETS Awards
June 29, 2015
by David Farrell

The Weeknd is having the most perfect year since House of Balloons dropped in 2011. His single "The Hills" hit the Top 10 on the Hot R&B Songs chart and he earned four awards, two for "Often" and two for "Earned It." And of course there are the two Juno Awards he earned earlier this year.

Spotify
June 29, 2015
by David Farrell

Streaming service picks 16 "promising" Canadian artists it feels are going to be big this year. The list contains a mix of established and less familiar names that promise to reach the mainstream in 2015.

Steph Cameron, Pheremone Records
June 25, 2015
by David Farrell

New videos explain why the former prairie busker's debut album has won wide acclaim and makes this year's Polaris Music Prize list.

Donald Trump and Neil Young
June 25, 2015
by David Farrell

The Donald says Neil protests too much, plus some more on his twitter feed.

Copyright
June 25, 2015
by David Farrell

Controversial extension to 70 years a done deal now in Canada.

Nickelback
June 25, 2015
by David Farrell

Surgery puts kibosh on current North American tour, but infamous Canadian band is back in full swing this Fall.

Walk Off The Earth
June 25, 2015
by David Farrell

Canada's Walk Off The Earth debuts at No 2 with its sophomore album, Sing It All Away and Ed Sheeran's returns to the top of the chart a year after X wss first released.

James Horner
June 25, 2015
by David Farrell

James Horner — an American concert hall conductor best known for his film scores that included Titanic, Field Of Dreams, and Braveheart.

Michael Rapino, Live Nation
June 25, 2015
by David Farrell

Canadian Michael Rapino places second on list of top US music exec wage earners.

Dallas Green,Randy Bachman, Mars Bonfire
June 23, 2015
by David Farrell

SOCAN 2015 Achievement Award winners (left to right): Dallas Green, Randy Bachman and “Born to be Wild” songwriter Mars Bonfire. - Photo: Grant W. Martin Photography

Rush
June 22, 2015
by David Farrell

Ole rights management recently purchased the publisher's share of the Rush song catalogue for a figure rumoured to be in the region of $25-million. No wonder it's all smiles and chuckles backstage at the Air Canada Centre following the band's hometown concert (one of two) last week.

CRTC
June 22, 2015
by David Farrell

Revenues remained relatively stable for commercial radio broadcasters in 2014, but the costs of doing business increased, according to new CRTC report.