News Story

News Story

June 1, 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 popular and acclaimed East Coast indie rock band.

May 31, 2020
by Nick Krewen

Just over a month into her current role as SOCAN's Interim CEO, Jennifer Brown sits in the hot seat and talks about the PRO, the pandemic and her illustrious family history.

May 29, 2020
by David Farrell

Sunrise Records has re-opened 16 of its 85 stores.

Pic courtesy of Calgary Homes
May 29, 2020
by David Farrell

Could the covid crisis wipe out Canada's $2B+ live music industry and push thousands of musicians, actors and those employed in sector infrastructure into permanent retirement from their chosen careers?

Graham Henderson in Geneva following a WIPO meeting. Pic provided.
May 28, 2020
by FYI Staff

Intensely private, frighteningly smart and a fearsome warrior at the bargaining table, Music Canada's longstanding CEO leaves the org next month to enjoy sunny summer days with wife Margo Timmins at his lakefront cottage.

May 27, 2020
by FYI Staff

CBC’s Gem streaming service is now offering

May 27, 2020
by David Farrell

The fundraiser for foodbanks includes six announced shows over two days in June with a ticket price of $50 per show and a maximum of 185 cars per, as stipulated by health authorities. Stingray has the audio feed and a TV special is being financed by Invictus Entertainment Group.

May 26, 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.

May 26, 2020
by Matt Zimbel

Oh, hi there, I’ll be the applause coach for your next live from the living room, pandemic concert.

Budstage pic provided
May 25, 2020
by FYI Staff

Budweiser Stage At Home kicks off May 30, with The Black Crowes and The Trews, then Blue Rodeo and Alan Doyle on June 6.  The acts for two more Saturday broadcasts will be confirmed shortly.

May 25, 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 Vancouver psych-rock band with an international following.

May 24, 2020
by David Farrell

Toronto native Daenan Kofi Gyimah, currently with an NCAA Volleyball Scholarship at UCLA, lives in a five-bedroom home in the Bren