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Van Morrison
June 2, 2015
by David Farrell

Van Morrison, The Avett Brothers, Wilco, Of Monsters and Men, Passenger, UB40, The Tubes among those set to perform at the 5-day capital city music fest.

Joe Summers and Bryan Adams
June 1, 2015
by David Farrell

On Friday, May 28, Joe Summers passed away. The Detroit born A&M executie was acknowledged as one of the greats in the record business in Canada.

CKOC 1965 chart
June 1, 2015
by David Farrell

1150 AM HAMILTON is reportedly Canada’s oldest continuously-operating radio station, having been on the air since May 1st, 1922.

Action Bronson
June 1, 2015
by David Farrell

The Queens NYC rapper will be missing in action at NXNE’s planned Dundas Square free concert on June 21st.

Sam Smith
June 1, 2015
by David Farrell

In the Lonely Hour, ranks with the Beatles' debut, Please Please Me, with 51 weeks in the top 5 on the British albums chart.

Somy's Doug Morris
June 1, 2015
by David Farrell

SONY MUSIC CEO and chairman Doug Morris is reported to have signed a two-year deal worth up to US$20M annually with a base guarantee of $17M.

Drake
June 1, 2015
by David Farrell

DRAKE is reportedly mulling a deal worth US$19M to commit to various Apple projects including guest DJ'ing on iTunes Radio.

Harvey Goldsmith
June 1, 2015
by David Farrell

Storied British music promoter claims the festival age is over because there aren’t enough bands that have the stature to draw crowds to huge events such as Glastonbury.

Universal Sony Warner
June 1, 2015
by David Farrell

THE 3 MAJOR LABELS — Sony, Warner, and Universal — could be facing class action lawsuits involving non-payment of streaming advances to artists, according to Digital Music News.

Joni Mitchell
June 1, 2015
by David Farrell

Joni Mitchell has been moved to a rehab facility in LA to further treatment for a brain aneurysm she suffered in March, according to a report.

Ian Thomas
June 1, 2015
by David Farrell

18 year-old Euro pop sensation “discovered” by the Wilhelmina modeling agency at the Coachella Festival this year. 

May 29, 2015
by David Farrell

The Weeknd posts a new video for "The Hills" that suggests many different things, including some sort of meltdown or retribution of some kind. Can you figure it out?