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February 6, 2022
by Nick Krewen

The "Online Streaming Act" will be a positive move for Canadian music creators, says SOCAN CEO Jennifer Brown.

February 6, 2022
by Karen Bliss

Advance, Canada’s Black Music Business Collective, headquartered in Toronto, has already started 2022 w

February 6, 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 a Jamaican-Canadian R&B artist.

Simu Liu at 2019 Juno Awards  Photo: CARAS
February 2, 2022
by FYI Staff

The Asian-Canadian star actor will take on the role of host when the Junos take to Toronto's Budweiser Stage on May 15.

February 1, 2022
by David Farrell

The Canadian Live Music Association (CLMA) continues to amplify the needs of its members to government agencies, most recently with

February 1, 2022
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.

January 30, 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 rapper.

Murda Beatz
January 30, 2022
by FYI Staff

Co-founded by Michael McCarty and  Rodney Murphy in 2021, Kilometre Music Group confirms its status as a major player in music rights management with two major new deals. Pictured: Murda Beatz

Eric Stuart, picture provided.
January 29, 2022
by Karen Bliss

The Canadian Live Music Association (CLMA) facilitated a webinar Jan.

Manager/Promoter Ron Sakamoto, Johnny Reid with Vinny Cinquemani. Pic taken pre-covid
January 28, 2022
by FYI Staff

It's official. Super-agent Vinny Cinquemani has joined Paquin Entertainment as co-president of the agency division. With the announcement, company CEO Gillies Paquin details the staggering success the exhibition division has had over the past two years, generating more than $200M by the end of Q1 2022.

Instagram photo.
January 26, 2022
by David Farrell

Johnny Reid's Tartan Army is primed with news that an earlier postponed concert tour is back on and is scheduled to start in March.

January 26, 2022
by External Source

Since 2010, Bell has been working to help increase awareness about mental health and mental illness with the company’s Bell Let's Talk Day