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June 19, 2019
by External Source

The Canadian Country Music Association has announced that Charlie Major and Anya Wilson are to be inducted into the CCMA Music Hall of Fame. 

June 19, 2019
by External Source

In sync with the organization's annual general meeting in Vancouver on Tuesday, SOCAN announced final financial results for 2018, confirming anothe

Chris Taylor, eOne pic
June 19, 2019
by External Source

According to Billboard, eOne's Chris Taylor has made its Indie Power Players list for the second year in a row, while a separate International Power Players list places Drake and his OVO team at the top.

Corey Hart and the author
June 19, 2019
by Nick Krewen

Corey Hart's return to the big stage with a cross-Canada tour may have offered him an opportunity to reconnect with his fans after 22 years, but on June 14, prior to his show on Toronto's Budweiser Stage, it also gave me a chance - after 33 years - to offer my thanks to him in person as well.

June 18, 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.

The Toronto Raptors debut logo circa 1993.
June 17, 2019
by Nick Krewen

Recalling the formative years of 2019 NBA Champion Toronto Raptors, when they were brought from dream to fruition by two men: entrepreneur John Bitove Jr. and broadcasting magnate Allan Slaight.

Jonas Brothers tour poster shot
June 17, 2019
by FYI Staff

Jonas Brothers’ Happiness Begins debuts at No.

Meghan Patrick with one of last night's trophies. Grant W. Martin Photography
June 17, 2019
by FYI Staff

Last night's showcase of the province's best country talent crowned the Bowmanville singer (pictured) queen of the occasion, with five wins, followed by Tim Hicks and The Reklaws with two each.

Facebook Photo
June 17, 2019
by External Source

The 2019 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded recently to Kevan Funk, for his clip for Belle Game’s Low. We will continue to profile the nominated videos, including this one from a young Juno-nominated rapper/producer from Toronto. Slaight Music is Patron Sponsor for the Prism Prize.

Toronto Raptors, Twitter
June 14, 2019
by FYI Staff

Drake has been the team’s most visible supporter, next to ‘superfan’ Nav Bhatia–and there’s plenty of rap songs extolling the league’s new champ. However, none has quite captured the moment quite like Peter Jackson.

Leonard with Marianne Ihlen. Credit: Press
June 14, 2019
by External Source

A collection of more than 50 love letters written by Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen to the woman who inspired So Long, Marianne has sold at auction for US$876,000.

June 14, 2019
by FYI Staff

The federal government needs to invest more money and resources in promoting Canadian culture as a tool for diplomacy, a