News Story

News Story

December 7, 2018
by David Farrell

Retail music industry veteran (Donald) Grant Hurley passed away peacefully on Friday, November 30 at Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto after a

December 7, 2018
by David Farrell

Artist manager and Savannah Music president Brian Ferriman died Tuesday night from complications from Lewy Body Dementia. He was 68.

December 7, 2018
by Jim Jj Johnston

Welcome to JJ-365 Salutes. Over 2018, we pay tribute daily to one of “The Good Ones”.

Photo Credit: Malina Corpadean
December 5, 2018
by External Source

The last time Marie-Mai was on the cover of SOCAN’s Words & Music, she posed with her musical and life partner, Fred St-Gelais.

Ted Bird. Facebook
December 5, 2018
by Jim Jj Johnston

Welcome to JJ-365 Salutes. Over 2018, we pay tribute daily to one of “The Good Ones”.

King of the world in 2018.
December 5, 2018
by FYI Staff

Drake is the most-streamed artist of the year globally on Spotify and Apple Music and tops

Image: USA Today
December 5, 2018
by FYI Staff

Frank Loesser’s son, John Loesser, says that if his father were alive today, he would be mortified over what’s happened to his “Baby.” “It was never anything other than a sweet couple’s number for him and his spouse."

December 5, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Canada's chart-topping pop star has ascended to full-blown arena attraction. His North American trek next summer reaches a climax with his biggest-ever Toronto concert on Sept. 6.

L-R: SOCAN CEO Eric Baptiste and Foundation ED, Charlie Wall-Andrews.
December 3, 2018
by Nick Krewen

The 20 initial recipients of the TD Creative Entrepreneurial Incubator Program each receives $3K to start a business.

December 3, 2018
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.

Doug in the studio with Ringo Starr
December 3, 2018
by Jim Jj Johnston

Welcome to JJ-365 Salutes. Over 2018, we pay tribute daily to one of “The Good Ones”.

The LYNNeS' Lynne Hanson and Lynn Miles emerged as big winners at the CFMAs held in Calgary this past weekend. Photo: Kimberly Sinclair
December 3, 2018
by FYI Staff

The 14th annual edition of the Canadian Folk Music Awards were held over the weekend in Calgary. The duo of Lynne Hanson and Lynn Miles (pictured) was amongst the victors.