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Ross Davies. Pic: Bill King
September 23, 2019
by David Farrell

A calamity of events has placed the radio industry in perilous times, and the near-term forecast promises a torrent of more stormy weather is on th

A few of the attendess. Photo: Benoit Rousseau/SOCAN
September 23, 2019
by External Source

Jean Leloup, Diane Juster, André Gagnon, Cœur de pirate, Luc Plamondon, Gilles Valiquette, Louise Tremblay & James Gelfand, and Andre Gagnon were just some of Québec's top stars honoured at an elaborate SOCAN 30th-anniversary gala recently.

September 23, 2019
by External Source

The 2019 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Kevan Funk, for his clip for Belle Game’s Low. We will continue to profile prominent Canadian videos, including this one from an acclaimed folk singer-songwriter from Winnipeg.

Celine Wednesday night in Quebec City. Pic: Celine Dion Facebook
September 20, 2019
by FYI Staff

Celine's first Courage Tour date in Quebec City Wednesday included a cast of 14 musicians, three back-up singers and a setlist of 25 songs.

Clockwise from top: Aiza, Fintan, Shope, Sam Lynch
September 19, 2019
by FYI Staff

This year's four recipients (pictured) will take part in a customized week-long program hosted by Canada's Music Incubator at Coalition Music, receiving crucial tools to help them become Juno ready.

September 18, 2019
by FYI Staff

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) today announced four legendary Canadian artists will join The Canadian Music Hall of Fa

Supper on a six-string. Photo: Jen Squires
September 18, 2019
by Jay Aymar

Canadian songwriter Jay Aymar responds to a fan's inquiry about ‘Living the Dream”

September 17, 2019
by Nick Krewen

R&B singer and Polaris long-lister Tanika Charles is named the inaugural recipient of Lixar and the National Music Centre present the Polaris Artist Residency that comes with a five-day residency at Studio Bell in Calgary.

September 17, 2019
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.

Haviah Mighty pic: Dustin Rabin Photography
September 17, 2019
by Nick Krewen

Presented by CBC Music, Toronto rapper Haviah Mighty is your 2019 Polaris Music Prize winner with her excellent 13th Floor, capturing the $50K main prize. with first-rate performances from nine of the 10 finalists at Toronto's Carlu Monday night.

September 16, 2019
by External Source

An impromptu reunion of a sort for Great Big Sea took play Saturday night in St.

September 16, 2019
by External Source

The 2019 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Kevan Funk, for his clip for Belle Game’s Low. We will continue to profile prominent Canadian videos, including this one from a Juno-nominated composer, producer and singer based in Toronto.