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Michael McCarty
February 21, 2021
by Kerry Doole

The popular industry veteran teams up with Gavin Brown and Rodney Murphy for a new music rights management company. It will have a strong focus on the catalogues of established and emerging Canadian artists, songwriters, and producers. Learn more from our interview with the Hall of Famer.

A Drake and team YouTube screenshot.
February 21, 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 international music superstar that features a young American R&B singer. 

February 18, 2021
by David Farrell

Dan Hill’s recent induction into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame again put the spotlight on a singer-songwriter who has quietly become one of

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February 17, 2021
by External Source

The Ottawa Ice Dragon Boat Festival will look a little different this year without the usual frenzy of activity coming from the Rideau Canal.

February 17, 2021
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.

Tom Jones pic courtesy of EMI Records..
February 15, 2021
by David Farrell

Diana Krall guests on a new Willie Nelson covers collection set for release on Feb. 26.

Image courtesy of iHeartRadio.
February 15, 2021
by FYI Staff

Throughout the pandemic, Music Canada has been tracking views, perceptions, and intended behaviours of Canadians towards music generally and live music specifically. The latest findings are out and show that there is widespread support for government support in resuscitating the arts and the live music industry in particular.

Picture courtesy of Apple Corp.
February 14, 2021
by FYI Staff

 

February 13, 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 a noted recording artist and radio host that features a Vancouver soul singer. 

L-R: Pierre Karl Péladeau, President and CEO of Quebecor, Philippe Archambault, Audiogram’s GM and Martin Tremblay, Quebecor Sports and Entertainment COO. Pic Credit: Éric Myre.
February 11, 2021
by David Farrell

It's a story about the preservation of Quebec culture and its champions. Pictured l-r: Quebecor CEO Pierre Péladeau, Audiogram GM Philippe Archambault, and Quebecor executive Martin Tremblay.

Nicolas Lemieux, Serge Fiori and Simon Leclerc. Photo credit: Zablit.
February 10, 2021
by David Farrell

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February 10, 2021
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.