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October 6, 2022
by FYI Staff

This year’s grand prize emerging artist winner of the RBC Canada Walk of Fame winner is Winnipeg-based

Sound Royalties CEO Alex Heiche. Photo provided.
October 5, 2022
by David Farrell

Vannessa Thomas is now heading up Sound Royalties' Canadian operation. The U.S. royalties finance firm offers advances to a wide array of copyright earners, including record producers and publishers, plus short-stop financing to entities seeking to sell catalogues. Pictured: Sound Royalties CEO Alex Heiche.

October 5, 2022
by David Farrell

– The Canadian Live Music Assoc.

October 5, 2022
by Kerry Doole

This week we acknowledge the passing of singers Loretta Lynn and Inez Foxx, rapper Coolio, and musician Stu Mitchell.

October 4, 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

Announcement photo with Gary, and to his right, Donna Slaight centred in this Bill King photograph.
September 29, 2022
by External Source

This initiative will enable theatres to take the artistic risk needed to bring back audiences and reignite creative processes, funding artists' fees, production development and marketing costs over the next two years. The multi-million dollar arts grant follows a gift of $10 million to the Unison music charity a week earlier.

September 28, 2022
by FYI Staff

This prestigious prize is the Polaris version of a hall of fame which seeks to honour meritorious Canadian albums that pre-date when Polaris began in 2006. You can vote for your favourite candidate until Oct. 14.

Bryan Adams with Jim Vallance. Photo credit - Grant W. Martin Photography.
September 28, 2022
by Karen Bliss

Canada has been killin’ it with its awards shows in 2022, with the Juno Awards being one of the best in recent memory and this past weekend’s Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame (CSHF) one of the coolest, most inspirational nights that the Canadian music industry has attended in a long time. With video.

September 27, 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

September 26, 2022
by Kerry Doole

This week we acknowledge the passing of singers Gord Kirchin and Jesse Powell, and musicians Anton Fier, John Hartman and Pharoah Sanders.

 

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September 26, 2022
by External Source

The 2022 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was recently awarded to Mustafa, for his clip for his own track, Ali. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos that were eligible for the 2022 prize, including this one from one of Canada's most-respected singer/songwriters.

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September 24, 2022
by FYI Staff

The acclaimed Indigenous hip-hop duo (pictured) took home three Artistic trophies from the 2022 Western Canadian Music Awards in Calgary on Friday night