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Michael Bublé, Instagram.
October 25, 2022
by David Farrell

Last Saturday evening in Moncton, the singer wound down the Canadian leg of his world tour. To call the show impressive is pure understatement. His attention to detail, glowing rapport with his audience and the message he carries is nothing if not galvanizing. 

October 24, 2022
by FYI Staff

Albums by a legendary punk band and a gospel folk group are awarded the prestigious designation. The prize salutes Canadian records released prior to the 2006 creation of The Polaris Music Prize.

October 20, 2022
by David Farrell

Paquin Artists Agency (PAA) has announced an alliance with Blue Crane Agency Founder/Agent, Tao-Ming Lau that is designed to expand the latter’s in

Alex Lifeson, Tom Cochrane and SOCAN CEO Jennifer Brown. Picture provided.
October 19, 2022
by Karen Bliss

Honouring songwriters, composers, beat-makers, and music publishers in a range of genre categories, including rap, pop, rock, film and television, dance, folk/roots, country, classical and R&B, the street sign decor near the red carpet was  Life Is A Highway-themed, based on Tom Cochrane's enduring anthem for which he received the SOCAN Cultural Impact Award at a gala event Monday, October 17, at Toronto's Sheraton Centre. Pictured: Alex Lifeson, Tom Cochrane and SOCAN CEO Jennifer Brown.

October 18, 2022
by FYI Staff

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and Slaight Music have announced the roster of four emerging artists selected for the

October 18, 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

Dave Charles, photo supplied.
October 18, 2022
by FYI Staff

Dave Charles has many years of radio and music consulting experience at the highest level. 

October 18, 2022
by Kerry Doole

Ronnie (Ronald Edward) Cuber, a baritone saxophonist with a wide and versatile range on his instrument, died on O

October 12, 2022
by Kerry Doole

This week we acknowledge the passing of musician Barry Stein, composer Toshi Ichiyanagi, and producer Brooks Arthur.

Alan Cross pic provided.
October 12, 2022
by Dave Charles

Two radio pros from different eras face off in this Q&A that explains a lot and offers hope for a medium that is under siege from bean counters and disillusioned audiences. A must-read. Pictured here is Alan Cross.

October 12, 2022
by External Source

October is here, which means that Halloween will soon be upon us. October is the season of all things dark, bewitching, eerie, and sinister. So, we’ve chosen 5 Prism Prize 2023 eligible music videos that will send chills down your spin or inspire you to cast a spell. 

October 11, 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