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News Story

John Zerucelli, Twitter
June 15, 2018
by External Source

A former advisor to the PM, who has also had a distinguished career with the Ontario government, he joins UMC in July.

George, from his Facebook page
June 15, 2018
by FYI Staff

His production, writing, arranging, remixing and performance credits can be found on over 100 recordings by artists as varied as Duke Ellington, Harry Belafonte, Funkadelic, Goddo, and Lou Reed.

June 15, 2018
by FYI Staff

The 40 Canadian albums competing for the prestigious and lucrative $50K honour have been selected and, surprise, surprise, there are some notables who failed to make the cut.

June 13, 2018
by David Farrell

Canada’s music industry can proudly thump its chest with an ever-growing number of artists succeeding on the world stage, but the economy backing its infrastructure that provides equitable remuneration to its rank-and-file and developmental artists is in need of fresh grease.

Dave Bookman (left) receiving his Unsung Hero Award from Slaight Music President, Derrick Ross. Pic: David Leyes
June 13, 2018
by David Farrell

The 4th annual CIMA Celebration & Awards gala proved to be wildly successful, attracting a top-tier list of music biz entrepreneurs to the Phoenix Concert Theatre on June 11 where five of their own were recognized.

June 11, 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.

June 11, 2018
by FYI Staff

Invictus Entertainment is a powerhouse company based in western Canada that will promote 700 shows and sell 180K concert tickets this year. Cressman runs the show and he has a stable of acts he promotes. In the following Q&A, he offers sage advice about how to be a success, and where not to point your career compass.

Facebook photo taking in Niagara Falls, Dec. 29, 2017
June 10, 2018
by FYI Staff

The  Awards Gala will be held in Toronto on June 18, but the performing rights org has already announced five Achievement Award winners.

June 8, 2018
by External Source

Bray and Partners president David Bray breaks down which radio stations were on top in Toronto, Montreal, Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver for the period between Feb. 26 and May 25.

Pic capturing part of the ensemble in Italy in 2015.
June 7, 2018
by FYI Staff

Two Niagara Falls entrepreneurs hope to make a big noise in Canada's honeymoon capital with a spectacle that serves as a tourism initiative and a local charity fundraiser.

Allan Slaight, the man behind the Juno Master Class name
June 7, 2018
by FYI Staff

The artist development program provides three emerging Canadian artists with a suite of tools necessary to enhance their careers.

June 6, 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.