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News Story

Havelock Country Jamboree, Ronnie Hawkins, Gordon Lightfoot, Good Brothers
August 19, 2015
by FYI Staff

Gordon Lightfoot and Ronnie Hawkins make unannounced appearance with the Good Brothers at the 26th annual festival...

August 19, 2015
by FYI Staff

Newcap's new stations in Toronto and Vancouver continue to pay off, as Q2 revenues continued to grow at the radio broadcaster.

Mac DeMarcp
August 19, 2015
by David Farrell

Dr. Dre lands his first Canadian No. 1 album and Mac DeMarco falls one point short of having Another One debut in the top 10...

MonkeyJunk
August 19, 2015
by David Farrell

Moon Turn Red is the title of MonkeyJunk's Sept. 25th album. The Ottawa trio is a force to reckon with, collectively winning 20 Maple Blues Awards since launching with Tiger In Your Tank in '09.

Scott Helman, Warner Music Canada, Steve Kane
August 18, 2015
by FYI Staff

The Toronto kid is hot. The lead single from his Warner Canada EP has turned Gold and now he's ready for a Walk Off the Earth concert tour in Europe.

Jerry Heller, Eazy-E
August 18, 2015
by FYI Staff

Svengali. Genius. Jerry Heller has been called both and he may have been both. He's also the prime suspect in the just released box-office hit, Straight Outta Compton. In a recent interview, Heller tells his side of the story without bitterness or apology.

August 18, 2015
by David Farrell

Canadian rights management company, ole, announced Monday that Mike Whelan has joined the company’s Nashville office as Senior Director, Creative. Whelan was formerly with Sony Music Publishing.

Tom Wilson
August 18, 2015
by David Farrell

Give Tom Wilson a hair brush, a back-up choir as good as the I Threes, and a manager who can shoot for the stars, and the grizzled greybeard could be headlining Tahoe, Vegas and the Royal Albert Hall.

Redundancy, free
August 18, 2015
by Alan Cross

The media consumer has grown accustomed to sitting down at a computer or picking up a smartphone/tablet and just sucking in untold petabytes of content, much of it with the advertising blocked out. Someone has to create this content — and that costs money.

Money
August 18, 2015
by FYI Staff

Somewhere between 20-50 percent of royalty payments aren’t making it to the correct recipients. And in a $45 billion dollar global music economy, that figure certainly isn’t chump change.

Apple Music
August 18, 2015
by FYI Staff

Apple on Sunday premiered three new TV ads for Apple Music on its YouTube channel, with one focusing on the meaning behind the service and two concentrating on specific artists.

Jimmy Iovine, Dr. Dre
August 18, 2015
by FYI Staff

Super-successful, Jimmy Iovine has earned a reputation as a home-run hitter. He's also created a book of zingers; for instance, “If the shit gets bigger than the cat, out goes the cat..."