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June 5, 2018
by David Farrell

The Toronto native has turned unknowns into millionaires, built an impressive management and recording imprint, consulted the stars and now runs a global music empire that spans management, publishing, event production and master recordings.

June 5, 2018
by FYI Staff

The Toronto native wrote many songs over the years, but it is "Morning Dew" that has endured. She moved to the US in the '60s and then to the UK where she resides now. In July, she returns to Mariposa where her career had its start.

June 5, 2018
by External Source

Meghan Patrick and the James Barker Band took top honours at the Country Music Association of Ontario’s Awards gala Sunday at London, ON’s Centennial Hall. Below is the complete list of nominees and the winners in all categories.

June 4, 2018
by FYI Staff

One grand winner and four runners-up have an opportunity to win cash and showcase at one of the annual's gala events--so prep your application and be ready to throw your hat in the ring before end-of-day July 15.

The Lovelocks won in the category of Roots Group last night at the CMAOs.
June 4, 2018
by FYI Staff

Meghan Patrick and the James Barker Band took top honours at the Country Music Association of Ontario’s Awards gala Sunday at London, ON’s Centenni

June 4, 2018
by David Farrell

While incumbent federal party heads have said ‘no’ to applying content levies to online streaming services and ISPs, the CRTC has edged the Trudeau government one step closer to reassessing its own policy in a backgrounder document released last week.

Award winner Eli Bennett funking it up on horn.
June 1, 2018
by External Source

It is the first time in Leo Awards history that a father and son have squared off against each other in the same category, vying for the coveted award that celebrates the best of BC’s Film and Television industry.

June 1, 2018
by FYI Staff

The teen duo has had meteoric success in the relatively short span of 18 months. With Jeff Rogers managing, Brighid Fry and Pascale Padilla can now up their game with this latest win that includes $100K in marketing and career enrichments.

CMAO Awards host Jason McCoy
June 1, 2018
by FYI Staff

Now in a sixth year, the Awards honour the cream of the crop of Ontario country music talent. Other events in London this weekend present both veteran stars and emerging young artists.

May 31, 2018
by David Farrell

A report issued by the regulator offers few prescriptions for policymakers but instead provides exhaustive documentation on future trends that threaten the sustainability of Canada's current cultural policy framework.

Former Massey and Roy Thomson Halls CEO Charles Cutts named interim CEO of JAZZ.FM91. Photo: Aaron Lynett, Toronto Star
May 31, 2018
by FYI Staff

Ross Porter has stepped down to become President Emeritus after serving as President and CEO for the past 14 years.

May 31, 2018
by External Source

Canadian Music Week organizers have released cheery attendance data for the 36th annual festival and conference that ran May 7 – 13 in Toronto.