News Story

News Story

Drake
June 1, 2015
by David Farrell

DRAKE is reportedly mulling a deal worth US$19M to commit to various Apple projects including guest DJ'ing on iTunes Radio.

Harvey Goldsmith
June 1, 2015
by David Farrell

Storied British music promoter claims the festival age is over because there aren’t enough bands that have the stature to draw crowds to huge events such as Glastonbury.

Universal Sony Warner
June 1, 2015
by David Farrell

THE 3 MAJOR LABELS — Sony, Warner, and Universal — could be facing class action lawsuits involving non-payment of streaming advances to artists, according to Digital Music News.

Joni Mitchell
June 1, 2015
by David Farrell

Joni Mitchell has been moved to a rehab facility in LA to further treatment for a brain aneurysm she suffered in March, according to a report.

Ian Thomas
June 1, 2015
by David Farrell

18 year-old Euro pop sensation “discovered” by the Wilhelmina modeling agency at the Coachella Festival this year. 

May 29, 2015
by David Farrell

The Weeknd posts a new video for "The Hills" that suggests many different things, including some sort of meltdown or retribution of some kind. Can you figure it out?

Action Bronson
May 28, 2015
by David Farrell

Festival MD Sara Peel released a statement yesterday defending the 315-pound Albanian American rapper booked for a June 21st Dundas Square freebie concert, but City Hall says not so fast.

May 25, 2015
by David Farrell

Led Zeppelin has stood accused of nicking licks and melodies from a wide assortment of American bluesmen and now the band's most iconic song is in dispute.

May 25, 2015
by David Farrell

Ownership of the most recognized song in the English language is back in court.

David Basskin
May 25, 2015
by David Farrell

The latest Canadian Music Publishers newsletter patches us in on a debate about the value of Big Data and the extraordinary amount of detail that can be parsed from it.

May 25, 2015
by David Farrell

Ian Tyson has been announced as the University of Lethbridge Senate’s fourth 2015 Honorary Degree recipient. Fellow southern Alberta country entertainer Corb Lund will read Tyson’s citation at the official ceremony.