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January 9, 2022
by External Source

The 2021 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Theo Kapodistrias, for his clip for Haviah Mighty’s Thirteen. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos that are eligible for the 2022 prize, including this one from a Manitoban singer/songwriter.

January 6, 2022
by FYI Staff

On-demand streaming reached a new high of 107.6 billion streams in 2021, up 10.6% from 97.3 billion in 2020. Notably though is the decline in Current music listenership that decreased 5.3% for the first time since MRC Data began measuring streaming data. Off-setting this, fans spent more time with Catalogue titles, which increased by 19.5% in the year.

January 6, 2022
by FYI Staff

Chart data company MRC releases its 2021 annual report for the Canadian music market at 11 a.m. today.

Joe Keithley, Instagram
January 6, 2022
by External Source

Musician turned politician Joe Keithley initiated the Harmony for All musical instrument lending program in Burnaby, B.C.

Michael hamming it up on Instagram.
January 6, 2022
by Karen Bliss

Michael Bublé might not have “

January 5, 2022
by External Source

Here is this week's MRC Data Market Watch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last year.

The three grades of Order of Canada medals
January 3, 2022
by Kerry Doole

Music notables freshly named to the prestigious honour include a broadcasting giant, a classical guitar queen, and a jazz guitar virtuoso.

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January 3, 2022
by External Source

The 2021 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Theo Kapodistrias, for his clip for Haviah Mighty’s Thirteen. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos that are eligible for the 2022 prize, including this one from an Albertan indie rocker.

January 2, 2022
by Nick Krewen

Are you a Canadian music artist who wants instantaneous success?

There's an app for that and its name is TikTok.

January 2, 2022
by FYI Staff

 Here’s how the music sales and streaming market in Canada in the second last week of December, as reported by MRC Data.

Justin Trudeau, Instagram
January 2, 2022
by External Source

The following is the Mandate Letter issued to Pablo Rodriquez by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that lays out what is expected from the minister of Canadian Heritage. It’s ambitious, proactive and offers plenty of joy for those who feel sidelined by the prolonged virus epidemic.

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December 23, 2021
by David Farrell

We gotta make 2022 a year to celebrate. A year when we somehow take over the bridge and push the ship of fools out of the way and navigate north to a promised land, where hope, laughter and live music comingle without a sniff of a problem or the merest hint of political expediency or corruption.