News Story

News Story

October 2, 2019
by FYI Staff

Dominique Zgarka and Claude Villani’s integrated music company, the SRG/ILG Group, has announced signing an extended and expanded partnership with

Paul Shaver pic by Dustin Rabin
October 2, 2019
by FYI Staff

The Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd.

Danya Dixon. Pictured supplied
October 2, 2019
by David Farrell

The recently appointed Canadian Music Week CEO has some ambitious plans for steering the multi-platform music extravaganza to new heights.

Allan Slaight photo by Christina Gapic
October 2, 2019
by Aaron Brophy

Founded in 2008 by broadcaster John Allan Slaight, the Foundation has donated an additional $80 million in the past six years to a variety of initiatives outlined here.

September 30, 2019
by FYI Staff

The country superstar plays the halftime show at Canada's largest annual sporting event set this year in Calgary on Nov. 24, and he's stoked about it.

Facebook photo
September 30, 2019
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 prominent Canadian videos, including this one from an acclaimed singer-songwriter from Winnipeg.

September 29, 2019
by External Source

Submissions open today for eligible submissions with a deadline of October 18 for discounted early-bird entries and a final deadline no later than

Jon Box in life. Pic courtesy of Music City Toronto
September 27, 2019
by David Farrell

On Wednesday, following the announcement of his death, we wrote th

Picture: Elections Canada
September 27, 2019
by David Farrell

As elected party leaders galumph across the country making a growing list of outrageous promises, or slagging each other like high school brats, the prospect of a minority government looms ever larger—and with it an end to Liberal majority that made support for Canada’s cultural industries one of its signature policy planks in the last election.

Edmonton Folk Festival, Instagram
September 25, 2019
by Richard Flohil

Regard;ess of media coverage spinning bad news for music fests, longstanding folk-based events across the nation continue to thrive and prosper. Richard Flohil attended five this summer and had a blast, as his story richly tells.

Jon in happy times with his family. Pic: GoFundMe page
September 24, 2019
by FYI Staff

By any measure, Jon Box was an exceptional human being.

September 24, 2019
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.