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January 13, 2021
by External Source

The show must go on.

That’s the message from Erin Benjamin, Canada’s Live Music Association president and CEO.

January 12, 2021
by External Source

The SOCAN Foundation has announced the recipients of the inaugural SiriusXM Black Canadian Music Awards.

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January 10, 2021
by Kerry Doole

The veteran Toronto musician passed away on Friday, at age 74. His impressive resume spans six decades and is as musically diverse as any in Canadian music. His death has sparked an outpouring of affection, confirming the enormous respect of his musical peers, and we have many of their comments here.

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January 9, 2021
by External Source

The 2020 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Peter Huang, for his clip for Jessie Reyez's Far Away. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos that were eligible for the Prize, including this one from an acclaimed experimental rock band from Toronto. 

January 9, 2021
by External Source

Music Canada Board Chair Jennifer Sloan has announced Patrick Rogers has been named Chief Executive Officer of the

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January 7, 2021
by David Farrell

.His career in music perhaps was stamped on him at birth at the old Mount Sinai Hospital, at 100 Yorkville Avenue in Toronto, some 20 years before the site became a landmark building at the heart of the city’s counter-culture capital.

January 6, 2021
by External Source

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

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January 3, 2021
by Cam Carpenter

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January 3, 2021
by External Source

After five and a half years, the Lennox era at Bell Media is coming to a close. In this exclusive interview, Playback chats with the outgoing president about his move from music to broadcasting, setting Bell Media up for future success, his departure and his future.

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January 3, 2021
by Nick Krewen

The Lord Giveth and the Covid Taketh Away.

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December 30, 2020
by External Source

Songsmith, band leader, broadcaster, blogger, cultural maven, pop historian -- the descriptives for Bob Segarini could stretch a country mile and h

December 30, 2020
by External Source

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