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Image courtesy of New Roads
December 9, 2021
by Nick Krewen

You still haven't found that Christmas gift you've been searching for? 

Here’s the second of our two-part Santamental ideas collection.

Screenshot of Ryan Reynolds watching Steven Page's tribute song to him, "Canada Loves You Back".
December 9, 2021
by Karen Bliss

The personal tribute song Ryan Reynolds posted on his YouTube page with the caption “I’m not crying” is now available for sale on most streaming pl

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December 9, 2021
by FYI Staff

The Toronto pop-rock band has been named the winner of the 2021 edition of Slaight Music’s lucrative and prestigious songwriting and artist development competition. 

December 8, 2021
by External Source

Here is this week's MRC Data Market Watch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last year.

Image courtesy of New Roads.
December 5, 2021
by Nick Krewen

If all you want for Christmas is your two front teeth, you'll have a lot more choices after reading some of the suggestions on this list from music industry aficionados.

December 5, 2021
by External Source

This is the second of an irregular column about what our readers are watching on the Idiot Box.

David & Harry Belafonte - photo courtesy of Belafonte Family Foundation
December 5, 2021
by External Source

The Belafonte Family Foundation (BFF) has been launched to create programs

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December 5, 2021
by External Source

The 2021 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was recently awarded to Theo Kapodistrias, for his clip for Haviah Mighty’s Thirteen. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos that are eligible for the 2022 prize, including this one from a soulful Toronto artist.

Greg Godovitz' guitar with signatures and Triumph inset.
December 2, 2021
by David Farrell

Greg Godovitz always has something up his sleeve. His latest project is to get as many musical signatures on a Fender guitar that is going up for auction to help victims of the BC floods. The list so far is impressive. He wants more, and he wants pledges. We have the details.

December 1, 2021
by External Source

An open letter to FYI Music News: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow: Life in Music Retail

November 30, 2021
by External Source

Here is this week's MRC Data Market Watch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last year.

Dallas Smith  Photo courtesy of CCMAs
November 30, 2021
by Kerry Doole

The rocker turned country star (pictured) led the pack, picking up four plaques over two nights in London, ON, at the 2021 CCMA Awards. A full list of winners is here.