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Pic credit: World Water Ski Show Team Championship at Deerhurst Inn
September 3, 2020
by FYI Staff

The last of the long weekends before Santa hits his reindeer shed has us racking up a bundle of sliders on the barbie, popping screw tops from the

September 3, 2020
by FYI Staff

FACTOR, otherwise known as the Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent On Recordings, took in revenue of $30,880,783 and paid out $25,238,117, accordi

Men Without Hats leader Ivan Doroschuk Photo courtesy CSHF
September 3, 2020
by FYI Staff

Two international synth-pop hits and a beloved Canadian Celtic ballad are now inducted into The Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame. Their writers, Ivan Doroschuk (pictured) and Jimmy Rankin, recall the creation of these classic tunes.

September 2, 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.

Tenille Townes  Facebook photo
September 1, 2020
by FYI Staff

The show must go on for Canadian country music’s biggest night. The A-list of domestic and international performers includes rising star Tenille Townes (pictured).

Facebook photo
August 31, 2020
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, including this one featuring a Hamilton singer/songwriter who is making a splash internationally.

Jason McCoy, Instagram
August 30, 2020
by FYI Staff

A star-studded cast of Ontario's top country artists will perform at a new looking live-version of the Awards in London on Oct. 4 with (picture) Jason McCoy hosting. The event is presented by Slaight Music with support from Ontario Creates.

August 26, 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.

August 24, 2020
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, including this one featuring an internationally-acclaimed singer/songwriter who can call Barack Obama a fan. 

L-R: Grammy winning songwriter Tim Nichols with Robin and Robert Ott
August 23, 2020
by David Farrell

What does one do when one is in the prime of one’s life with more money than most can ever dream of having, and a future that is as wide and open a

Salome Bey pic by Graham Bezant.
August 20, 2020
by Karen Bliss

The family of Canada’s First Lady of the Blues Salome Bey, who died Aug.

Suzi Kory Instagram
August 19, 2020
by David Farrell

Last we heard from the hat singer she had a fulltime job, two kids and a burgeoning career in music. Well, the job's gone as a result of the pandemic, the kids are home and she's gone fulltime with a career in music. And that's just fine by her.