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News Story

October 14, 2020
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.

October 14, 2020
by FYI Staff

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and Slaight Music have announced the long list of artists for the 2020/2021 Allan Slaig

October 13, 2020
by External Source

The 2020 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Peter Huang, for his clip for Jessie Reyez's Far Away. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos, including this one featuring a Toronto band dedicated to the memory of a lost brother.

October 12, 2020
by Nick Krewen

The Canadian Live Music Association-commissioned report,

October 10, 2020
by Nick Krewen

With Toronto music venues threatened with extinction from the double whammy of the pandemic and insurance underwriters' refusal to renew liability insurance policies, the Canadian Live Music Association has commissioned a Nordicity report that offers eight recommendations to help elevate the live music industry out from its current state of crisis. Pictured: Assoc'n president Erin Benjamin.

October 8, 2020
by FYI Staff

Who's zooming who this weekend?

October 7, 2020
by External Source

The Canadian Lung Association, which provides information on everything from qu

October 7, 2020
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.

Meghan Patrick. Instagram shot.
October 5, 2020
by FYI Staff

Last night, Canada’s first-ever, live drive-in country awards show honoured the female star (pictured) with three trophies, followed by Tim Hicks, James Barker Band, and The Reklaws, with two wins each. The event was presented by Slaight Music with support from Ontario Creates.

Bernie Breen. Pic supplied
October 5, 2020
by Karen Bliss

Taking over from Derrick Ross, the empathetic manager knows he has big shoes to fill, and fully understands the need the pandemic has created for the entire chain in the artistic community. Karen Bliss is the interviewer and Bernie rises to the challenge as he does daily as a talent manager who has been through crises and became a better person for it.

Shirley Eikhard - photo supplied by CSHF
October 5, 2020
by FYI Staff

The Canadian Songwriters Hall Of Fame (CSHF) has announced the induction of the Shirley Eikhard composition Something to Talk About. The song was m

October 5, 2020
by External Source

The 2020 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Peter Huang, for his clip for Jessie Reyez's Far Away. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos, including this one featuring a Toronto-based experimental songwriter.