FYI Music for May 14th, 2018 - Prism Prize, CMW, Thus Owls, Post Malone

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Monday May 14th, 2018
Prism Prize winner Fantavious Fritz

| Fantavious Fritz Wins $15K Prism Prize

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The Toronto video maker took home the big prize for directing the clip for Charlotte Day Wilson’s music video, “Work.” Other winners on the night included Grimes and Cherie Sinclair.

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Media Beat


| Media Beat: May 14, 2018

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Rogers, La Presse, The Star, and the CRTC are in the headlines in this morning's edition.

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News Story

Teenage Head inducted into Indies Hall of Fame. Pic: Grant W. Martin

| Gord Downie, Jessie Reyez, Teenage Head Among 2018 Indie Award honourees

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Teenage Head was inducted into the Indie Hall of Fame, Gord Downie won Album of the Year for Introduce Yerself, and Jessie Reyez was named Artist of the Year at the 16th annual Indie Awards.

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Legends of Live recipients Billy Talent perform at the 2018 Live Music Industry Awards. - photo, Grant Martin

| Billy Talent Named Legends at Live Music Awards

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Denise Ross, Rob Zifarelli, Ashley Poitevin, Daniel Caesar and Billy Talent all came up big at the 3rd annual Live Music Industry Awards on Friday night.

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Velma Barkwell wins the first ever Canadian Sync Award- photo, Grant Martin

| Perlmutter Wins Two At The First Annual Canadian Sync Awards

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Fantasy became a reality and the field of sync held its premiere annual awards at the Sheraton Centre's Dominion Room in Toronto on Saturday night. Among the winners was Velma Barkwell, who is pictured here.

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| Music Canada Releases New Report Prior To CMW's Music Cities Summit

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Music Canada has followed up its milestone The Mastering of a Music City report with Keys to a Music City: Examining the Merits of Music Offices, Boards and Night  Mayors, just in time for the third annual Music Cities Summit.

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Jesper Kyd at CMW.  Photo by Grant Martin

| CMW 2018 Saturday Wrap

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The third annual Music Cities Summit helped lay further foundations for international locales to become more music-minded, and the Global Creators panels suffered a bit of a disappointment when Nile Rodgers arrived too late to attend his scheduled fireside chat.

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Bob Hoffman - photo by Bill King

| CMW 2018 Friday Wrap

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Men Are From Mars and Consumers Are From Jersey is an eye-opening marketing presentation that kicks off FYIMusicNews' Friday Wrap panel coverage at Canadian Music Week.

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| CMW 2018 Thursday Wrap

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Day Two of CMW's panels focus on Interactive Radio and the Live Touring Scene.

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On The Charts

Post Malone has this week's No. 1 album.

| Post Malone, Childish Gambino Have This Week's No. 1s

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Rap, hip-hop and French pop acts rock this week's streaming songs and albums charts.

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Top New Tracks From Yangaroo DMDS

Selena Gomez is dreaming about love.

| Selena Gomez Has This Week's Hot New Song

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The big question this week: Is Selena Gomez singing "Back To You" with The Weeknd in mind? Whatever the case, she has the week's hottest song, but Aaron Pritchett and The Dungarees also had a good kick on Country radio with spanking new tracks.

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Music Biz Headlines

Fucked Up at CMW  Photo: Amanda Fotes, NOW

| Music Biz Headlines, May 14, 2018

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The controversy over gender imbalance at festivals continues, Fucked Up go underground at CMW, and the Sherlocks deliver elementary rock 'n roll. Also in the headlines are Grimes, Carla Bley, The Romeros, Lindsey Buckingham, 21st Century Fest, Childish Gambino, and ticket scalping.

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Today's new track

Thus Owls
Thus Owls - A Shade of Green

The acclaimed Montreal combo launches its new DIY imprint with a new track that showcases the pure and haunting voice of Erika Angell. It is gently mesmerising.

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