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News Story

July 17, 2018
by FYI Staff

The list of ten nominees is heavily weighted towards comparative newcomers and unknowns, with such veterans as Gord Downie, Arcade Fire, and Sloan missing the cut for the prestigious Prize.

July 16, 2018
by FYI Staff

The deal, announced by Universal Music Canada President & CEO Jeffrey Remedios and Luminosity Gaming Founder Steve Maida, presents a new platform for Universal Music artists to share their music and connect with listeners on a global scale.

July 16, 2018
by David Farrell

Jean-Marie Heimrath was a trailblazer in radio syndication before he retired, but relentlessly restless he wanted to stay current, and curiosity led him to the burgeoning podcast business, which led him to create The Podcast Exchange. He explains what TPX does, and shares his findings about this fast-growing medium.

July 16, 2018
by Karen Bliss

Fans of U.S.-based Canadian electro-funk duo Chromeo need not be alarmed. No one is in the hospital or even bedridden — and neither one is contagious.

July 13, 2018
by FYI Staff

The trial balloon was with a Valentine's series of cards featuring Atlantic recording artists and this summer the collection expands with a birthday collection available soon online and at your favourite card shop. 

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July 11, 2018
by David Farrell

Revenues for Canada’s broadcasters fell to $17.3B, a 3.3 percent decline over 2016, according to data released by the Canadian Radio-television and

July 11, 2018
by Karen Bliss

Shania Twain had a film crew out for her two-night stint at Toronto’s newly christened Scotiabank Arena (formerly Air Canada Centre) over the weeke

Jess Moskaluke
July 11, 2018
by FYI Staff

Leading with six nominations each, three-time Female Artist of the Year winner, Jess Moskaluke and reigning Male Artist of the Year, Brett Kissel.

Drake made a surprise appearance at London's Wireless Festival, replacing DJ Khaled who pulled out due to "travel issues".
July 9, 2018
by External Source

His fifth album, Scorpion, has crossed the 1B mark in total streams, according to a press release from Drake's record label Republic Records.

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July 9, 2018
by FYI Staff

Drake's blown the competition away, busted streaming records and generally shown he's hot and getting hotter- but it's saxophonist John Coltrane's return to the best-sellers list that is remarkable.

At their Waterdown art gallery, partners Geoff and Brooke Kulawick
July 9, 2018
by David Farrell

In a deal between two of Canada’s largest independent record companies, Linus Entertainment, Inc. of Waterdown, ON, has acquired administrative rights to a catalogue of some 200 recordings held by Stony Plain Records of Edmonton.

July 8, 2018
by External Source

Sound of Pop Canada has signed a sub-publishing agreement with New York-based boutique production house Figure and Groove for representation here.