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June 22, 2022
by External Source

Here is this week's Luminate Data Market Watch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last yea

June 22, 2022
by Kerry Doole

This week's notices feature musicians Big Rude Jake, Curtis Lee, Julee Cruise, and Jim Schwall, and chart historian Joel Whitburn. 

Jennifer Brown, SOCAN President & CEO
June 21, 2022
by External Source

SOCAN has reported its 2021 financial results, including $416 million in collections for licensed music and $353 million paid to the more than 180,

Steve Marriner   Photo: Bill King
June 21, 2022
by FYI Staff

Three veteran artists headed the winners list at the 25th anniversary of the biggest night in Canadian blues, held at Koerner Hall in Toronto on June 20. Pictured: Steve Marriner.

 

June 21, 2022
by External Source

The 2021 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Theo Kapodistrias, for his clip for Haviah Mighty’s Thirteen. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos that are eligible for the 2022 prize, including this one from an acclaimed Toronto-based artist and poet.

Canadian Musician's Jim Norris and Music Books+Plus's Maureen Jack
June 16, 2022
by David Farrell

Congrats to Jim Norris and Maureen Jack (pictured), the Unison Charity Golf Classic returns, and UMC has signed Canada’s Got Talent grand winner Jeanick Fournier. Other topics here include Play MPE, the Gary Slaight Music Humanitarian Award, The Unison Fund, Bruce Bradley, SX Works, and Martin Melhuish.

June 15, 2022
by FYI Staff

The first two days of CMW Conference seminars were covered by Nick Krewen and Kerry Doole. Here are their observations and some key takeaways.

June 15, 2022
by FYI Staff

On June 11, as part of CMW, the El Mocambo in Toronto hosted the 21st Anniversary of this event that celebrates the artists who inspire the independent spirit, both nationally and internationally.

Cam "the man" Carpenter with CMW celebrity speaker Chuck D.
June 15, 2022
by Cam Carpenter

Well, it was nice to have it back.

Lee Cornell.
June 15, 2022
by Dave Charles

Lee Cornell has consulted radio around the world.  Most recently working at RAIN Media orchestrating some great industry seminars in person and

June 14, 2022
by External Source

Here is this week's Luminate Data Market Watch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last yea

Radio seminar organizer Ross Davies.
June 14, 2022
by Doug Thompson

The first two days of Canadian Music Week (June 7th and 8th) were sessions on all things audio. The first day was live, in-person sessions with an enthusiastic group of broadcasters and podcasters. The keynote speaker was radio futurologist and podcaster James Cridland, who discussed Radio’s Bright Future: Ideas for Canada from Around the World. Pictured: radio seminar organizer Ross Davies.