News Story

News Story

Image from Lola Plaku's LinkedIn profile
January 22, 2020
by External Source

Toronto-based marketing, branding and artist development company Lola Media Group has launched a new mentoring program to train the next generation

Drake, as captured on his Instagram account.
January 22, 2020
by FYI Staff

Future's Life Is Good, featuring Drake, debuts in the US this week on Billboard’s Hot 100 at No. 2.

Concert. Pic - banersnaps
January 22, 2020
by FYI Staff

North of the 49th, lost record sales and the advantage of playing to homegrown audiences are strong factors spurring Maple musicians to hit the road. The result is the appearance of a bumper crop of Canadian headliners at festivals, amphitheatres and auditoriums this year.

January 21, 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.

January 20, 2020
by FYI Staff

An all-star package featuring Big Wreck, Headstones, Moist and The Tea Party embarks on a 17 city tour, organizers announced today.

Jon (left) with Brit Daniels of Spoon. Photo Credit: Heather Wright (his wife)
January 20, 2020
by Kerry Doole

A fundraising event at Toronto's Opera House on Feb. 8 featuring top Canadian artists honours the memory of the popular Universal Music exec.

January 20, 2020
by External Source

The 2019 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Kevan Funk, for his clip for Belle Game’s Low. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos, including this one from a Polaris Prize-nominated First Nation hip-hop duo from BC.

Re:Sound President Ian MacKay. Pic: FYI
January 17, 2020
by External Source

CIMA President Stuart Johnston recently asked Ian MacKay, President of Re: Sound Music Licensing Company, to discuss his organization’s work on beh

January 17, 2020
by FYI Staff

Anthem Entertainment has hired Lindsay Hyslop as Manager, Marketing to its label division, Anthem Records.

January 15, 2020
by External Source

Iain Taylor, CEO and President of Cadence Music Group, today announces Linda Noelle Bush’s promotion to the position of Vice President, Artist and

Polaris supporter Gary Slaight w/ Steve Jordan. FYI file shot
January 15, 2020
by FYI Staff

Steve Jordan is leaving his perch as founder and ED of the Polaris Music Prize after 15 years to become Sr.

On set with JANN. Pic: Instagram
January 15, 2020
by David Farrell

Jann Arden, the prolific Alberta-born singer-songwriter, memoirist, satirist, actress and television star, is named Canada’s 57th Canadian Hall of Fame inductee and the 11th woman to receive the honour.