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News Story

Taylor Swift
July 4, 2015
by Anonymous (not verified)

Taylor Swift, vinyl records, and streaming lead Nielsen Music's mid-year report.

Johnny Reid
July 4, 2015
by David Farrell

Sporting a beard, wee Johnny becomes an official Canadian citizen in time for the launch of his next album and tour.

CMW, Canadian Music Week 2016
July 4, 2015
by David Farrell

Canadian Music Week is returning to the Sheraton Centre in downtown Toronto next May.

The suite of festivals and the annual music biz huddle run May 4th–but the order of events has changed for the 34th annual.

 

Dean Brody
July 2, 2015
by David Farrell

"Bring Down the House" is the perfect summer song — the kind of song you want playing as you barrel down the highway with the top down. Take a listen for yourself!

Whitney Rose, Rolling Stone magazine
July 2, 2015
by David Farrell

Whitney Rose has caught the attention of Rolling Stone magazine with a track from her critically acclaimed Heartbreaker Of the Year album.

Google Play, Samsung
July 2, 2015
by David Farrell

Samsung and Google have teamed up to offer a free three-month subscription to the Google Play Music streamed music service in Canada. The offer includes storage for 50,000 songs.

July 2, 2015
by David Farrell

Penn State's Breaking Benjamin is No. 1 on the Albums chart this week, and Scooter Braun protégé Tori Kelly debuts at 3. Other top ten debuts include soul man Leon Bridges, Nashville Star's Kacey Musgrave, and Sweden's Lindemann

Montreal jazz festival
July 2, 2015
by David Farrell

Ranked as the world’s largest jazz festival by Guinness World Records, the Festival International de Jazz de Montreal has made the city almost as famous as the Cirque du Soleil. As this super-sized event has grown over the years, so has its embrace of musical genres. In its 36th year, the annual has become more than a celebration of music. It's become a global cultural calendar event.

Order of Canada
July 2, 2015
by David Farrell

One time hippie musician Bill Henderson is one of a dozen new appointees in the fields of Arts, Culture and Broadcasting announced as a Member of the Order of Canada on Canada Day.

Celine Dion, Shania Twain
July 1, 2015
by David Farrell

Royalties, real estate, tours and endorsements have created a long list of Canadian multi-millionaires, but when it comes to making superbucks the boys in the bands get to stand at the back of the bus.

Slaight Music
June 30, 2015
by David Farrell

The new initiative has Slaight Music teaming up with the Academy behind the Juno Awards and Coalition Music to create a free program for winners that is intended to help them become next year's Juno contenders.

Adam Cohen
June 30, 2015
by David Farrell

Adam Cohen performed at the Glastonbury Festival Sunday night with attendance pegged at more than 100,000 people, and last night he played under starlight in an ancient Athenian theatre... with a 62 piece orchestra.