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Jackie Dean, named Music Canada's new COO
March 28, 2019
by External Source

Music Canada has named Jackie Dean to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer and the promotion of two other senior team members to t

March 28, 2019
by External Source

The following is excerpted from a brilliantly funny piss-take, by

Gino today. Photo: Fogel Prod's
March 27, 2019
by David Farrell

Gino Vannelli–known for a string of chart-toppers that include “I Just Wanna Stop,” “Living Inside Myself,” “Black Cars,” and “Wild Horses,” releas

Eric Mercury, from his LinkedIn page
March 27, 2019
by David Farrell

The Toronto-born songwriter and producer, who performed with ‘60s groups The Pharaohs, Eric Mercury & the Soul Searchers, and Dianne Brooks, be

March 27, 2019
by FYI Staff

Toronto-based rights management firm ole has announced the appointment of Tye Worobess as Manager of Communications, responsible for both internal

March 27, 2019
by FYI Staff

The proof is in the pudding (or at least the ratings).

Facebook photo
March 27, 2019
by FYI Staff

The pop superstar from Stratford announces a hiatus to focus on his mental health, referencing the depression he felt on his 2017 tour.

March 27, 2019
by FYI Staff

The fifth annual in Toronto on June 10 honours four stalwarts of Canada's independent music sector, while three nominees compete for the Marketing Award.

March 26, 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.

Image: Maria Fabrizio for NPR
March 25, 2019
by FYI Staff

Poo-pooing old-school background and mood music libraries, Endel has created an app that blends neuroscience with what it calls generative sound that is designed to create personalised soundscapes for users depending on their requirements. So far the company has released five of 20 albums contracted under the deal for 2019.

March 25, 2019
by FYI Staff

RIP: Graham Powers

Montreal-born musician-turned music executive Graham Glen Powers died from cancer March 21 in Calgary at age 75.

March 25, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The maverick Peterborough-based folk-rock singer/songwriter passed away last Friday, at age 71. He may not have broken big commercially, but he certainly earned the respect of peers and music scribes.