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Sam Feldman
February 15, 2019
by David Farrell

The rumour leaked early after office hours in Toronto yesterday that Feldman Agency President Jeff Craib and VP Tom Kemp have acquired Canada’s top

Lynn in an earlier day.
February 15, 2019
by FYI Staff

Halifax-based music publicist, promoter and artists manager Lynn Horne has passed away.

 Kristy Fletcher of MusiCounts (l) with Kim Hastings
February 15, 2019
by FYI Staff

Kim Hastings of Pioneer Middle School in Rocky Mountain House, AB, is the recipient of the 2019 MusiCounts Teacher of the Year Award. Pictured here with Kristy Fletcher, Executive Director, MusiCounts.

February 13, 2019
by External Source

Sting and the cast of his musical The Last Ship will travel from Toronto, where the musical is currently playing at the Princess of Wales Theatre,

At the Grammys
February 13, 2019
by FYI Staff

While many famous faces were notably absent from the 2019 Grammys, Drake made a surprise appearance to accept his “Best Rap Song” award for “God’s

The Good Brothers will perform at the CMA Ontario Awards
February 13, 2019
by FYI Staff

The gala show in Ottawa on June 16 will feature country stars Jason Blaine, Andrew Hyatt, Meghan Patrick, The Reklaws, The Washboard Union, and (pictured) The Good Brothers.

February 12, 2019
by External Source

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

February 11, 2019
by Nick Krewen

She was the first Canadian female agent to exclusively service the Canadian country market in the mid-90s and has won countless accolades from the CCMA since. Catherine Faint Entertainment Inc. is still going strong today with an impressive list of international clientele.

February 11, 2019
by External Source

Spotify finished 2018 with 96M paying subscribers around the world, up by 25M year-on-year.

Drake   Photo: grammy.com
February 11, 2019
by FYI Staff

A surprise attendee, Drizzy (pictured) stirred controversy with his acceptance speech. Other Canadians sharing in the spoils include Daniel Caesar, James Ehnes, Greg Wells, Willo Perron, Lili Haydn, and Shawn Everett.

Facebook Photo by Justin Aranha
February 11, 2019
by External Source

On May 13 in Toronto, the biggest prize for Canadian music videos will be handed out. We will profile some of the potential contenders prior to that, beginning with a clip by this acclaimed hip-hop artist (pictured).

February 10, 2019
by External Source

Maky Lavender