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News Story

February 11, 2019
by Nick Krewen

She was the first Canadian female agent to exclusively service the Canadian country market in the mid-90s and has won countless accolades from the CCMA since. Catherine Faint Entertainment Inc. is still going strong today with an impressive list of international clientele.

February 11, 2019
by External Source

Spotify finished 2018 with 96M paying subscribers around the world, up by 25M year-on-year.

Drake   Photo: grammy.com
February 11, 2019
by FYI Staff

A surprise attendee, Drizzy (pictured) stirred controversy with his acceptance speech. Other Canadians sharing in the spoils include Daniel Caesar, James Ehnes, Greg Wells, Willo Perron, Lili Haydn, and Shawn Everett.

Facebook Photo by Justin Aranha
February 11, 2019
by External Source

On May 13 in Toronto, the biggest prize for Canadian music videos will be handed out. We will profile some of the potential contenders prior to that, beginning with a clip by this acclaimed hip-hop artist (pictured).

February 10, 2019
by External Source

Maky Lavender

Latest promo shot for 5 Seconds of Summer. Pic: Instagram
February 10, 2019
by FYI Staff

The following are tracks delivered to radio by digital distributor DMDS/Yangaroo in Canada and broken down into two categories.

February 8, 2019
by Ken Kelley

Since its inception in 2009, Pledge Music has had a hand in curating musical experiences that have gone beyond the realm of the traditional album s

Spirit of the West joined on stage by John Mann's wife, Jill Daum, and @MusicProjectCA auction winner Renee van Kessel for a Platinum Single Award presentation. Photo courtesy of Alzheimer Society of Toronto
February 8, 2019
by FYI Staff

Inspired by Spirit Of The West singer John Mann, this annual fundraiser for The Alzheimer Society Music Project regularly draws star guests. This year's event featured a special honour for the host band (pictured).

Colin James accepting his Songwriter of the Year Award  Photo: Greg King
February 6, 2019
by FYI Staff

The veteran from Vancouver (pictured) took home five trophies from the biggest night in Canadian blues. Also making regular trips to the podium were female musicians, with Ellen McIlwaine receiving the coveted Blues With A Feeling Award.

February 6, 2019
by FYI Staff

The cacophony of negative publicity just got louder yesterday at Toronto’s public broadcaster as

Doug Putman being interviewed on the BBC Tuesday.
February 6, 2019
by David Farrell

Canadian music retail chain maverick Doug Putman has purchased the assets and name of HMV UK in a deal worth more than $10-million that also saves as many as 1,500 company jobs there.

February 6, 2019
by FYI Staff

Live Nation Entertainment has acquired a majority stake in Embrace Presents, a leading Canadian venue operator and promoter of EDM concerts, festiv