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News Story

May 28, 2019
by External Source

Here is this week's Nielsen Marketwatch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last year.

L to R: Eric Baptiste, CEO of SOCAN; Anachnid, TD Indigenous Songwriter Award Recipient; Charlie Wall-Andrews, Executive Director of SOCAN Foundation; James Baxter, TD Branch Manager. Photo Credit: Brad Ardley. (CNW Group/SOCAN)
May 27, 2019
by External Source

The SOCAN Foundation, in partnership with TD Bank Group, presented the 2nd annual Indigenous Songwriter Award to Montrealer Anachnid at the Indigen

Facebook photo
May 27, 2019
by External Source

We will continue to profile the nominated videos for the prestigious award for Best Canadian Music Video, including this one from a fast-rising young R&B star. Slaight Music is Patron Sponsor for the Prism Prize.

2018 winners Moscow Apartment
May 27, 2019
by FYI Staff

Canada’s premiere songwriting and artist development competition returns, with submissions now being accepted. The grand prize, valued at $100K, was won last year by Moscow Apartment (pictured).

May 24, 2019
by FYI Staff

Canada’s music industry and inbound foreign dignitaries, along with longstanding friends and family, gather this afternoon at Roy Thomson Hall to pay tribute to Deane Cameron, CM, affectionately known to many as Captain Canada.

 Comunidad Bet El in Mexico City with Ruach Singers, Cantor Eric Moses, Amanda Levine, and Bet El Cantor Ari Litvak
May 24, 2019
by David Farrell

Started in 2011 on a shoestring budget with seven enthusiasts, SING!

May 22, 2019
by Ken Kelley

After years of helping steer albums by the likes of Rawlins Cross, The Town Heroes, and others, Jon Landry, a member of Halifax band The Stanfields

May 21, 2019
by External Source

Here is this week's Nielsen Marketwatch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last year.

Photo: Jag Gundu / Massey Hall
May 21, 2019
by FYI Staff

Updated  June 13: -- If one is to be measured, let it be by one's actions, not just the words.

May 21, 2019
by FYI Staff

The immensely popular Toronto radio personality, club booker, and CIMA Unsung Hero Award winner passed away on May 21, at age 58. Canadian artists were quick to pay tribute.

Outside Massey Hall with MP Adam Vaughan and former Heritage Minister Melanie Joly.
May 17, 2019
by FYI Staff

The outpouring of condolences yesterday from many was extraordinary by any stretch of the imagination.

May 16, 2019
by David Farrell

One of Canada’s best-known ambassadors of its homegrown music scene died Thursday at age 65. Longtime friend and former bandmate Tom Cochrane called his loss a “sad day” and said he was devastated by the news, describing his friend as “one of the most generous people I know, as well as forever being one of Canada's musicians' staunchest supporters.”