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News Story

April 13, 2018
by FYI Staff

Michelle Wright, Cold Creek, Meghan Patric, Jason McCoy, Tim Hicks, Tebey, and Western Swing Authority are all performing at the Country Music of Ontario Awards annual hoedown set in London on June 3.
 

April 11, 2018
by FYI Staff

The annual twister that brings the world to our doorstep is a complicated affair to navigate, so we've cribbed the agenda and simplified it for you all. Grab your spreadsheet or mobile calendar and mark down what's to 'like' and when to hit the fern bar for a respite from the crazy world known as CMW.

The cover of Death of a Ladies' Man features (L-R) Quebecois model Eva LaPierre, Cohen and Suzanne Elrod—mother of Adam and Lorca Cohen.
April 11, 2018
by FYI Staff

Ladies Man, poet of bedsit angst, baird of the boudoir, master of sexy melancholy. Leonard Cohen earned many sobriquets and some of them in today's political cant place him in a less divine light.

April 11, 2018
by FYI Staff

The Canadian-based IP rights firm ole is beefing up its fast-growing ole label group with the additions of Jennifer Essiembre as director of the division, Ivan Berry as A&R consultant, and Sylvia Lindae joining the team as a marketing consultant.

April 11, 2018
by FYI Staff

The annual Canadian Folk Music Awards will be held in Calgary, Nov. 30 - Dec. 1. Nominations in 19 categories can now be submitted, with June 15 as the final deadline.

April 11, 2018
by FYI Staff

The founder of award-winning music video production company The Field is the recipient of the prestigious award, presented by Slaight Music. Sinclair will receive the honour at a gala in Toronto on May 13.

April 10, 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.

Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly playing the maracas
April 9, 2018
by FYI Staff

The annual $24-million budget is expected to be topped up with fresh funds that will target the realities Canada's music industry in the digital age.

April 9, 2018
by External Source

Analyses offer a 10-country-guide on the radio, festivals and music companies that make markets tick in Argentina, Brazil, Costa Rica, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, Panama, Peru and Puerto Rico.

April 9, 2018
by External Source

A new report finds that sales outside Canada have become a significant driver of sector growth with two-thirds of revenues today coming from foreign sources.

April 9, 2018
by FYI Staff

The charity golf tourney is teeing up heavyweights from the entertainment worlds in Vancouver, Ottawa and Montreal for two additional putter parties this summer.

April 6, 2018
by Larry Delaney

Born in Boissevain, Manitoba, the country singer also held a long career as a radio broadcaster that included a 30-year stint at CFCW in "the rose city" of Alberta.