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Barry Roden photo from 2016 Schmoozefest. Clockwise from left: Derrick Ross, Brendan Canning, Bernie Breen, Amanda Power, Santa, Sheila Hamilton.
December 6, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The Toronto music industry's fave seasonal soiree turns five on Monday, and it aids a great cause. We interview the benevolent fund's ED, Amanda Power, to learn more. Pictured: Power and other biz notables schmoozing happily.

December 5, 2019
by FYI Staff

A quorum of Canada's music biz elite meets with Canada's new Heritage Minister at the CARAS HQ in Toronto's Liberty Village. Dead centre in tan slacks and navy blazer is the man of the day, Steven Guilbeault.

Taken on his recent European tour. Source: Instagram
December 4, 2019
by David Farrell

In 2019, the pop singer filled some of the largest arenas in the world and in 2020 his plan is to do it all over again. The kid inside him just doesn't wanna stop.

December 4, 2019
by FYI Staff

A driving force behind Sonic Unyon and Supercrawl, the Hamiltonian has been elected for a three-year term as Chair.

December 3, 2019
by External Source

Here is this week's Nielsen Market Watch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last year.

Steeven Leblanc, pic provided
December 3, 2019
by David Farrell

His posse calls him Stevie White but his real name is Steeven Leblanc, president of Higher Reign Music Group, a Montreal record label that has made

DESIIRE Facebook photo
December 2, 2019
by External Source

The 2019 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Kevan Funk, for his clip for Belle Game’s Low. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos, including this one from a Toronto-based urban artist who collaborates with two musical comrades on the track.

Celine in concert, Instagram
December 1, 2019
by External Source

According to figures reported to Billboard Boxscore, Celine Dion tops the Nov.

Tour poster, Instagram
December 1, 2019
by FYI Staff

For the second straight week, a legendary Canadian artist scores the No.

Mariel, photo Facebook
December 1, 2019
by David Farrell

It took six years for Calgary’s retro Country singer Mariel Buckley to pull the resources together to record a second album and its reception has exceeded her wildest expectations.

November 29, 2019
by External Source

The SOCAN Foundation has unveiled an Equity X Production Mentorship Program for new music producers, developed as a result of research by

The Canadian and UK songwriters on the mission
November 29, 2019
by External Source

On now, the inaugural export mission to London pairs nine Canadian songwriters and 17 UK songsmiths and provides networking opportunities for Canadian publishers.