SLAIGHT MUSIC’s annual CMW luncheon was an event to be invited to on Saturday at the event hotel, mixing great music with networking opportunities and a couple of newsworthy announcements.
MAGIC! rudely stole the thunder at CMW’s 18th annual Canadian Radio Music Awards, winning in all 5 nominated categories and wowing the gala luncheon crowd with a performance of their other 2014 global crossover hit, “No Way No.”
Following John Tory’s opening remarks at CMW’s Global Forum: International Networking Breakfast on Friday, Canadian Music Week President Neill Dixon presented the Toronto Mayor with the inaugural International Festival City of the Year award.
Alvvays, Caribou, The Weeknd, and Death From Above 1979 were among the nominees who took home top honours Friday night at the 15th annual Independent Music Awards. Winners were recognized across 37 categories at the Grand Ballroom of the Sheraton Centre Hotel last night.
Sticky Fingers, the Rolling Stones' classic 1971 album, is to be reissued, finally, with its famous zipper cover.
JONI MITCHELL's medical crisis is still a mystery, and a court hearing Monday in LA did not clear up the matter.
Ron Sexsmith, Royal Canoe, Kiesza, Jann Arden, and Joel Plaskett among the names added to two Toronto summer fests.
Canada's Songwriters Hall of Fame (CSHF) has inducted two songs this month: Pierre Sénécal's 1970-penned Mashmakhan hit "As the Years Go By", and Offenbach's mid-70s hit "Câline de blues", co-written by Michel (Willy) Lamothe, Gérald (Gerry) Boulet, and Pierre Harel.
Private local TV stations brought in $117M less in ad revenue last year, the CRTC reported Monday — bringing their overall revenue down from $1.94B in 2013 to $1.8B in 2014.
Apple is repeatedly making headlines as various media suggest the gadget maker is allegedly flouting competition laws in its bid to make Beats Music a dominant music streaming player at launch in June.
ROGER WATERS' The Wall, the documentary that premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival last fall, will play on