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April 20, 2021
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.

Christopher Ward image provided.
April 19, 2021
by David Farrell

To many, Christopher Ward is the songwriter who penned Alannah Myles career-topping global hit, Black

Photo: Shawnee Kish, winner of CBC Music's Searchlight 2020 (credit : Blondy Photography)
April 18, 2021
by Nick Krewen

Toyota Canada has come aboard as the chief sponsor of this year's CBC music talent search - and the prizing has increased accordingly.

April 18, 2021
by FYI Staff

The pride of Cape Breton’s signature song will be inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame (CSHF) during the 2021 East Coast Music Awards, May 6. A special tribute is planned for the Awards show, taking place in the songwriter’s home region.

Photo: Hansel Alonzo
April 18, 2021
by External Source

The 2020 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Peter Huang, for his clip for Jessie Reyez's Far Away. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos that were eligible for the Prize, including this one from a fast-rising R&B singer/songwriter.

April 14, 2021
by FYI Staff

Music Publishers Canada (MPC) has promoted Margaret McGuffin to Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.

Photo: Karimah Zakia Issa
April 14, 2021
by Jason Schneider

From now until the 2021 Juno Awards are presented in early June, we will offer this weekly column to help you get to know some of the nominees in all categories a little better. This Toronto singer/songwriter has a compelling back story.

April 14, 2021
by FYI Staff

A new initiative uses new technology for a decidedly old-school goal, fundraising for worthy music industry charities. The concept’s brainchild tells us more.

April 13, 2021
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.

Steph Copeland photo credit, Jeff Maher.
April 12, 2021
by FYI Staff

With beginnings as a singer-songwriter and electro-pop producer in Windsor/Detroit, S

Pharis & Jason Romero  Photo: Laureen Carruthers
April 11, 2021
by FYI Staff

The acclaimed BC folk duo (pictured) took home three Canadian Folk Music Awards over the weekend, while William Prince and Beòlach won two apiece. Charlottetown was announced as the host city for the 2022 CFMAs.

Justin Bieber, Instagram
April 11, 2021
by External Source

Justin Bieber’s Justice holds at No.