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  Gordie Sampson signs a new publishing deal with (l) Sheltered Music's team.
May 26, 2022
by David Farrell

Madelaine Napoleone is set to join Warner Music Canada as its new VP of Marketing.  She will be based in the company’s Toronto headquarters and rep

Responsibility image courtesy of Rob Campbell Leadership.
May 25, 2022
by David Farrell

Before anyone jumps to judgment, it is no secret that longtime Q107 radio personality John Derringer has fought demons for most of his professional

May 25, 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

John Derringer via YouTube
May 25, 2022
by David Farrell

Corus Radio’s executive and management teams are under public scrutiny after Q107 morning man John Derringer was called out by four former female colleagues for an alleged pattern of abusive verbal behaviour.

May 25, 2022
by FYI Staff

The list of those in our industry passing seems to get ever longer, which is why we have now created a separate column. This week's notices include journalist Andrew Krystal and musicians Paul Plimley, Rick Price, and Vangelis.

May 25, 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 eclectic Vancouver-based artist.

Image courtesy of Avonlea Blog.
May 24, 2022
by Dave Charles

This week I sent a Facebook salute to the ‘original’ cast of talents that started the life of Q107 fm Toronto on May 22nd, 1977.  I rece

Bryan Adams on a commercial shoot. Pic courtesy of Facebook.
May 24, 2022
by FYI Staff

The following are tracks delivered to radio by digital distributor DMDS/Yangaroo in Canada and broken down into three categories.

Pictured L-R: Mark O’Keeffe, Warren Stewart, Don McLean, Ivar Hamilton.
May 19, 2022
by FYI Staff

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of American Pie, the album and single, Don McLean was recently presented with a plaque for multi-platinum ce

May 19, 2022
by FYI Staff

– Popular and often outrageous Quebec radio host André Arthur, who tweeted his death notice, died May 8 at age 78.   

May 17, 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

Serena Ryder with mgr Sandy Pandya, MPC CEO Margaret McGuffin, and Music Canada CEO Patrick Rogers.
May 17, 2022
by David Farrell

Serena Ryder wins one more accolade, a Platinum record. Standing here with her manager Sandy Pandya, MPC CEO Margaret McGuffin, and Music Canada CEO Patrick Rogers.