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News Story

Anne and Jann performing at the '08 Juno Awards. Photo credit: CARAS/iPhoto.ca
February 19, 2020
by FYI Staff

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and CBC today confirmed the final phase of artists set to perform at The 2020 Juno Awar

February 19, 2020
by FYI Staff

The Go For A Soda hitmaker is being recognized for his work with Max Webster and as a platinum-selling solo artist. The induction takes place at CMW’s Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards on May 21 in Toronto.

Official live shot
February 17, 2020
by External Source

The prestigious honour will be presented to the legendary and groundbreaking artist and activist at the Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards Gala at CMW in May.

February 17, 2020
by External Source

The 2019 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Kevan Funk, for his clip for Belle Game’s Low. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos, including this one from an enigmatic gay country artist making a splash. 

Zane Lowe interview screenshot
February 16, 2020
by FYI Staff

Friday, Justin Bieber released Chances, his fifth studio album and the first since Purpose in 2015.

Tim Moxam (Website screen shot)
February 14, 2020
by Nick Krewen

With CD sales and downloads almost at the point of non-existence, musicians like Tim Moxam are turning to additional careers to finance their music.

February 11, 2020
by David Farrell

Earlier this month, Toronto-based music impresario Pat Silver posted the following on Facebook:

Screen shot of The Agenda with Steve Paikin (TVO).
February 11, 2020
by FYI Staff

Ontario pubcaster TVO's weekday public affairs program The Agenda more than not delves into political and social issues of the day, but host (pictured) Steve Paikin twice this week has focussed his attention on aspects of Canadian music and he does it, as ever, with clarity, humour and professionalism.

Picture provided.
February 11, 2020
by FYI Staff

US-based The National Guitar Museum (NGM), founded to promot

February 10, 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.

L-R : Eric Baptiste, SOCAN Chief Executive Officer; Leela Gilday, award winner; Haviah Mighty, award winner; Charlie Wall-Andrews, SOCAN Foundation Executive Director) Photo Credit: Brad Ardley
February 10, 2020
by Karen Bliss

The inaugural Her Awards were presented to Leela Gilday and Haviah Mighty at a reception at George restaurant in Toronto on Feb. 6.

February 10, 2020
by FYI Staff

Eminem’s Music To Be Murdered By remains at No.