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News Story

Art Bergmann picture credit:  David Kotsibie
June 2, 2021
by Ken Kelley

For more than four decades, Canada’s Art Bergmann has done things his way. And nowhere is that more evident than on his most recent record, Late Stage Empire Dementia, as Ken Kelley investigates.

Photo: Anna Yaskevich
June 2, 2021
by Jason Schneider

From now until the 2021 Juno Awards are presented on June 6, we offer this weekly column to help you get to know some of the nominees in all categories a little better. In the final instalment, we profile a jazz trio led by a previous Juno winner.

Allan Reid photo credit: CARAS
May 31, 2021
by Karen Bliss

CARAS president and CEO Allan Reid spoke with Karen Bliss on Friday.  The wide-ranging conversation includes a few surprises, such as the surprising increase in Juno submissions, how CARAS and the CBC have managed to pull off the show and all the auxiliary events during lockdown, and how they are tying Canada’s live music venues into the broadcast.

Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductees Robbie Robertson and Buffy Sainte-Marie at The 1992 Juno Awards. Photo Credit: Barry Roden
May 31, 2021
by Martin Melhuish

This is the second of three parts revisiting the colourful history of Juno Awards over the years, researched and compiled by noted author and m

Bloc Notes' Diane Pinet with her Tom Wilson paddle.
May 31, 2021
by David Farrell

We start things off with a big 'Congrats' to Bloc Notes’

Eddie Schwartz
May 31, 2021
by FYI Staff

The 32nd edition of the annual event celebrating Canada's most successful songwriters, composers and music publishers was held online for the second year. Notable winners included one Abel Tesfaye and hit songwriter Eddie Schwartz (pictured).

May 30, 2021
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 that were eligible for the Prize, including this one from a Toronto singer/songwriter nominated for two Junos last year. 

Murray McLauchlan capture from his video for A Thomson Day.
May 27, 2021
by David Farrell

Canada’s classiest songbird, Anne Murray, returns to the spotlight June 6 to induct the wondro

May 26, 2021
by Aaron Brophy

The Music Canada organization is seeking participants for a new survey focused on equity, diversity and inclusion in the Canadian music industry.

May 26, 2021
by Jason Schneider

From now until the 2021 Juno Awards are presented on June 6, we will offer this weekly column to help you get to know some of the nominees in all categories a little better. Here we profile an award-winning Montreal blues-rocker. 

May 26, 2021
by Karen Bliss

"Putting on a fully virtual event was a huge experiment, and we're really pleased that it was even more successful than we anticipated,” CMW president Neill Dixon told FYI Music News. “We came up with a solution for our virtual festival that hadn't been done before and the feedback we've received has been very encouraging".

Shania Twain hosting the 32nd annual Juno Awards at the Corel Centre in Ottawa in 2003.
May 26, 2021
by Martin Melhuish

This part of a series revisits the colourful history of the Juno Awards over the years, researched and compiled by noted author and music industry documentarian Martin Melhuish. There is ample humour in the history, surprising facts, and a few skirmishes that have occurred over the past 50 years.