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News Story

June 22, 2015
by David Farrell

The 15th annual was full of wild and crazy moments, and fans who lined up early to catch the antics on the red carpet were treated to a suitable spectacle.

June 19, 2015
by David Farrell

Iceland's indie folk powerhouse Of Monsters and Men — whose ebullient live shows recently dazzled several Canadian stages, including Massey Hall in May — rule the roost on the Nielsen Canada Album Sales chart this week.

Spotify
June 19, 2015
by Anonymous (not verified)

Spotify is taking Apple Music's launch seriously, and embarrassing the multi-billion dollar gadget maker's plea for a free ride on royalties during its 90 day subscription offer that starts July 1.

Sunrise Records, record stores in Canada
June 19, 2015
by David Farrell

Feisty Canadian-owned record chain just opened its 7th store in Brampton and has plans for more expansion to North Bay. Perhaps the record store isn't as dead as once assumed.

music festivals, Nielsen Co.
June 19, 2015
by Anonymous (not verified)

Festival fans aren’t just amped up about music and technology. They rely on energy drinks to keep them hyped at festivals. Nielsen disects the market in a study of bands, brands, fans and festivals.

Charley Pride
June 19, 2015
by David Farrell

One More Go — legendary icons Charley Pride and Mickey Gilley are back on the road, as is a farewell edition of the Red Green Show.

Hawksley Workman, Six Shooter Records
June 19, 2015
by David Farrell

Cabaret glam rocker's new album includes the flash new song that awed an audience earlier this week at The Great Hall in Toronto. Watch the video now, it's a treasure.

Digital advertising
June 19, 2015
by David Farrell

Broadcasters are getting the short end of the stick from advertisers for online content. A new study offers explanations as to why, and how to combat the syndrome.

Ed Sheehan mmvas 2013
June 19, 2015
by Anonymous (not verified)

An exceptionally packed weekend features NXNE, TD Toronto Jazz Festival, and Amnesia Rockfest events, while Sunday evening it's the MMVAs, featuring perennial fave Ed Sheeran as its host.

A-Trak, EDM, electronic dance music,
June 19, 2015
by David Farrell

Deadmau5 and A-Trak make Billboard magazine's power list of 30 in electronic dance music.

June 19, 2015
by External Source

Disparity in revenue splits between record labels and artist and music publishers and songwriters is a top-line issue that is going to be in the news for months to come. Details from the recent AGM in NYC this week, as well as Billboard's perspective.

OAB, Canadian Radio, Pat Grierson
June 19, 2015
by David Farrell

Canadian Broadcast Sales president to be inducted at OAB annual in November, plus details as the organization invites broadcasters to submit their application for Broadcast Order of Achievement.