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Re:Sound President Ian MacKay. Pic: FYI
January 17, 2020
by External Source

CIMA President Stuart Johnston recently asked Ian MacKay, President of Re: Sound Music Licensing Company, to discuss his organization’s work on beh

January 17, 2020
by FYI Staff

Anthem Entertainment has hired Lindsay Hyslop as Manager, Marketing to its label division, Anthem Records.

January 15, 2020
by External Source

Iain Taylor, CEO and President of Cadence Music Group, today announces Linda Noelle Bush’s promotion to the position of Vice President, Artist and

Polaris supporter Gary Slaight w/ Steve Jordan. FYI file shot
January 15, 2020
by FYI Staff

Steve Jordan is leaving his perch as founder and ED of the Polaris Music Prize after 15 years to become Sr.

On set with JANN. Pic: Instagram
January 15, 2020
by David Farrell

Jann Arden, the prolific Alberta-born singer-songwriter, memoirist, satirist, actress and television star, is named Canada’s 57th Canadian Hall of Fame inductee and the 11th woman to receive the honour.

January 14, 2020
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.

January 13, 2020
by FYI Staff

His imaginative lyrics and symphony of sound created on the drum stand captured audiences the world over. We have sifted through the 11M-plus references turned up in a Google News search to bring you links to a noteworthy ten.

Haviah Mighty  Facebook photo
January 13, 2020
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 hip-hop artist and winner of the most recent Polaris Prize.

Neil Peart w/Rush - Power Windows tour March 1986. Photographs: Patrick Harbron
January 12, 2020
by External Source

For a period in time drummers Neil Peart and Gil Moore in their respectively celebrated Canadian power-rock trios, Rush and Triumph, went toe-t

Neil as he appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman in 2011
January 12, 2020
by External Source

Drummer Marty Morin first made his mark as a drummer in Canadian power-rock trio Goddo, toured for a brief time with Klaatu, and in recent year

Pixabay image
January 10, 2020
by David Farrell

A review of FYI Music analytics indicates that 700,000-plus page views were generated by readers in 2019.

January 9, 2020
by External Source

The numbers have been tallied for 2019 and for the past decade.