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News Story

MAGIC! post awards (photo © Bill King)
May 11, 2015
by David Farrell

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.”

CMW's Neill Dixon and Toronto Mayor John Tory
May 10, 2015
by David Farrell

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.

Indies logo
May 10, 2015
by David Farrell

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 cover
May 5, 2015
by David Farrell

Sticky Fingers, the Rolling Stones' classic 1971 album, is to be reissued, finally, with its famous zipper cover.

Joni Mitchell
May 5, 2015
by David Farrell

JONI MITCHELL's medical crisis is still a mystery, and a court hearing Monday in LA did not clear up the matter. 

TURF Festival Lineup Poster
May 5, 2015
by David Farrell

Ron Sexsmith, Royal Canoe, Kiesza, Jann Arden, and Joel Plaskett among the names added to two Toronto summer fests.

"As the Years Go By" single
May 5, 2015
by David Farrell

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.

TV antenna tower
May 5, 2015
by David Farrell

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. 

Beats Apple logo
May 5, 2015
by David Farrell

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.

Rogers Waters The Wall
May 4, 2015
by David Farrell

ROGER WATERSThe Wall, the documentary that premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival last fall, will play on

AB Co.
May 4, 2015
by David Farrell

AUDIO BLOOD, Sari Delmar's hyper-active marketing and publicity firm, has rebranded as AB Co.

I Am What I Play movie
May 4, 2015
by David Farrell

I AM WHAT I PLAY — a documentary about the heyday of rock radio between the '60s and the '80s through the lens of four DJs includi