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Steve Jones' photo provided.
November 30, 2022
by Dave Charles

Steve Jones has a lot to offer when it comes to reading the tea leaves in broadcasting trends and Dave Charles poses the right questions to find answers to some of today’s conundrums.

November 30, 2022
by Kerry Doole

Irene Cara, an Oscar, Golden Globe and 2x Grammy-winning singer and actor, has died, age 63. The cause of death is unknown.

Photo supplied
November 30, 2022
by External Source

Five Music Videos That Will Help You Escape Winter 

November 29, 2022
by External Source

Here is this week's Luminate Data Market Watch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last yea

Morgan Wallen, Instagram.
November 28, 2022
by FYI Staff

The following are tracks delivered to radio by digital distributor DMDS/Yangaroo in Canada and broken down into three categories.

Al Mair with longtime Attic Records partner Tom Williams.Pic provided.
November 25, 2022
by Nick Krewen

A Member of the Order of Canada and one of the music industry's original architects, the Toronto-born Alexander Mair started his career in promotions in the 1960s with Apex/Compo – winning three Gold Leaf Awards as an executive for his business acumen. The Irish Rovers' smash Unicorn was among his successes.

November 23, 2022
by Kerry Doole

This week we acknowledge the passing of singers Gal Costa and Jean Lapointe and guitarists Mick Goodrick, Danny Kalb, and Wilko Johnson.

November 22, 2022
by External Source

Here is this week's Luminate Data Market Watch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last yea

Paul Kaye picture provided.
November 21, 2022
by Dave Charles

Paul Kaye, Rogers Sports & Media VP of Music Brands & In House Production is one of Radio’s rising star broadcasters doing great things to assure success for our industry. Dave Charles recently interviewed this talent and the ensuing conversation is enlightening.

Nickelback's Mike Kroeger, Ryan Peake, Chad Kroeger and Daniel Adair. Pic provided.
November 17, 2022
by David Farrell

Nickelback adds marquee drawing power to the 2023 Juno Awards, set for streaming and a live telecast from Edmonton’s Rogers Place on March 13.

Johnny Reid backstage with Ron Sakamoto. Pic supplied.
November 17, 2022
by David Farrell

He's a guy everyone has good things to say about. He’s one of the last independent concert promoters in the country. And one of the few still pounding the boards in North America.

Newfoundland's Kellie Loder. Pic-Karen Bliss.
November 17, 2022
by Karen Bliss

A dozen “ready-to-break” artists from across Canada showcased in Toronto earlier this week (Nov.