One time hippie musician Bill Henderson is one of a dozen new appointees in the fields of Arts, Culture and Broadcasting announced as a Member of the Order of Canada on Canada Day.
Royalties, real estate, tours and endorsements have created a long list of Canadian multi-millionaires, but when it comes to making superbucks the boys in the bands get to stand at the back of the bus.
The new initiative has Slaight Music teaming up with the Academy behind the Juno Awards and Coalition Music to create a free program for winners that is intended to help them become next year's Juno contenders.
Adam Cohen performed at the Glastonbury Festival Sunday night with attendance pegged at more than 100,000 people, and last night he played under starlight in an ancient Athenian theatre... with a 62 piece orchestra.
New Vancouver radio station gears up in anticipaton of Fall launch of hybrid FM format that offers community access using a commercial advertising model.
The Vancouver radio market is competitive and the ad dollars available are huge. The commission is calling for applicants and notes that ethnic communities are under-served so expect to see a line-up of Indo-Chinese submissions in the role call.
You thought the legal wranging over the Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke song was done and over? The songwriters want the verdict overturned and Marvin Gaye's children want the millons owed them from a March 10 trial win.
The music industry worldwide waits anxiously to find out if the Cupertino-based firm can ignite a wave of interest in paid music streaming; meantime, the millions of people using Android mobile phones must wait until the Fall to peel back the wrapper on the Apple venture.
Chris Squire — the c o-founder of the prog rock group Yes whose bass playing moulded their unique sound — died Saturday night at his home in Arizona (June 27). He was 67 years old.
The Weeknd is having the most perfect year since House of Balloons dropped in 2011. His single "The Hills" hit the Top 10 on the Hot R&B Songs chart and he earned four awards, two for "Often" and two for "Earned It." And of course there are the two Juno Awards he earned earlier this year.