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Belly from Instagram. Pic: David Black
June 10, 2021
by FYI Staff

The new Canadian music rights management company scores big by securing 50% of the large song catalogue of Belly, one that includes many of The Weeknd’s biggest hits, including mega-smash Blinding Lights.

Photo: Stephen Drover
June 9, 2021
by Jason Schneider

Each week, Essentials allows Canadian musicians to share the things that have helped them get through the pandemic, and why they still can’t live without them. Leading off the series is the acclaimed roots singer/songwriter formerly known as Oh Susanna.

June 9, 2021
by David Farrell

A small and exclusive number of Canadians are named in this year’s 2021

June 8, 2021
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.

Photo supplied
June 8, 2021
by FYI Staff

Live Nation has teamed up with Drake to launch History, a new 2,500 capacity concert space with plans to host as many as 200 shows annually in the Toronto’s Beaches East district.

Allan Reid photo credit: Rebecca McDougall
June 7, 2021
by Karen Bliss

At the start of the Juno broadcast last night (June 6), Allan Reid, president and CEO of the Canadian Academy of Recordings Arts & Sciences (CA

June 7, 2021
by David Farrell

The Coalition of Canadian Creators is seeking an amendment to section 14(1) of the Copyright A

June 7, 2021
by David Farrell

A snapshot in 4 minutes and 11 seconds of all the winners in the 50th-anniversary edition of the Juno Awards that captures the diversity, popularit

June 7, 2021
by External Source

The 2020 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Peter Huang, for his clip for Jessie Reyez's Far Away. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos that were eligible for the prize, including this one from an acclaimed Montreal psych-rock band.

June 7, 2021
by Jason Schneider

This week’s Single Servings includes a former Deadly Snake’s mellow turn, a funk-jazz freakout from the man once known as Slim Twig, a psychedelic pop gem from a Lennon (no, not that one), and much more!

Juno Awards live capture  of Jann Arden's acceptance speech
June 6, 2021
by Kerry Doole

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences and all involved in producing the two Juno broadcasts over the weekend deserve credit for a fine job in tough circumstances. The Junos return to Toronto in 2022, and a far more party-hearty celebration is eagerly anticipated by all. Pictured here is Jann Arden in her Canadian Music Hall of Fame acceptance speech.