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September 29, 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.

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September 28, 2020
by FYI Staff

Two established Canadian country male stars and a fast-rising female artist each collected three trophies on the weekend. Performances for the TV broadcast were pre-taped at locations in Ontario and Nashville. Pictured: Entertainer of the Year, Dallas Smith.

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September 28, 2020
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, including this one featuring an acclaimed synth-pop auteur. 

ElMo owner Michael Wekerle, Honey Jam founder Ebonnie Rowe and cast. Pic:Aoife McCartan
September 27, 2020
by Karen Bliss

Honey Jam founder Ebonnie Rowe is staging a 25th-anniversary concert and party after all.  Limited in attendance, the Oct.

Q107 Group PD Tammy Cole. Pic provided
September 23, 2020
by David Farrell

The also-ran FM that was once the pride of Toronto has done the unthinkable and crushed the competition. It took a pandemic, (pictured) Tammy Cole and the Q crew to make 'Rock Matters' the destination stop on the dial again.

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September 23, 2020
by FYI Staff

The international success of the pop superstar (pictured) is recognised, while many of Canada’s top songwriters, producers and composers share in the honours. The CSHF celebrates Lowell with The Slaight Music Emerging Songwriter Award.

September 22, 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.

Photo: Gordon Hawkins
September 21, 2020
by Karen Bliss

A posthumous double solo album from The Tragically Hip frontman will be released on Oct. 16. Co-written with long-time friend Josh Finlayson of Skydiggers, these are the final ten songs Downie sang before he passed away in 2017.

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September 21, 2020
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, including this one featuring a highly-regarded Toronto singer/songwriter.

September 20, 2020
by Nick Krewen

A vinyl-exclusive three-album collection from the folk music luminary coincides with the 50th anniversary of a legendary Canadian independent record label, one founded by Cockburn’s longtime manager, Bernie Finkelstein. Pictured (l-r) Bernie, Bruce and current True North head, Geoff Kulawick.

Crown Lands Cody Bowles and Kevin Comeau — photo credit: Travis Shinn.
September 17, 2020
by Karen Bliss

As a duo, Crown Lands would've been just as impressive wailing away that they need love or some variation of, but ever since Cody Bowles and Kevin

September 16, 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.