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Canada Post early communities honoured in 13th Black History Month Stamp, Amber Valley (CNW Group/Canada Post)
February 10, 2021
by External Source

February 2021 marks the 26th anniversary of Black History Month in Canada, and it presents an opportunity to celebrate the achievements and contrib

SxS speaker list poster
February 9, 2021
by FYI Staff

Presented by Slaight Music and launching next week, the virtual SxS Conference focuses on the digital market for music. It is the creation of the folks behind Indie Week, and its founder discusses both events and his gig at CD Baby here.

February 8, 2021
by FYI Staff

Linus Entertainment has acquired the Stony Plain music publishing catalogue after a similar acquisition of the music label's masters in 2020.  

Andreanne A. Malette, Facebook pic.
February 8, 2021
by External Source

While the Morgan Wallen controversy has his professional team scrambling for cover, the Country star's fan popularity sticks, but the big breakout this week is Quebec star Andreanne A. Malette, whose latest debuts at 24 with the highest album sales in the week.

Facebook photo
February 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 the leader of popular indie rock band Born Ruffians.

Picture courtesy of Dan Hill's website.
February 4, 2021
by David Farrell

The singer-songwriter's considerable, enviable and bankable talents earns homegrown recognition next Wednesday with his induction into the Canadian Songwriters’ Hall of Fame on CTV’s Your Morning program. Not bad for a kid from Don Mills who found his start playing coffee houses as a suburban hippie in Yorkville.

February 3, 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.

BC Place rooftop pic courtesy of Blueprint.
February 3, 2021
by External Source

With pandemic public health restrictions in place prohibiting live concerts with an in-person audience, Contact Winter Music Festival has come up w

Image courtesy of Warner Music Canada
January 31, 2021
by David Farrell

Anthem Entertainment (formerly ole Media Management) has signed a publishing deal with Jimmy Throw who is one hal

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January 31, 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 veteran Montreal indie rock band. 

Image courtesy of Mandabor's Blog
January 28, 2021
by David Farrell

The federal government has been waffling on the general availability and distribution of vaccines to Canadians to fight the virus epidemic that has

January 27, 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.