FYI Music for May 3rd, 2021 - Charlotte Cardin,Deane Cameron, The Tenors

News Story

 
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| New Studio Facility Honours Deane Cameron's Legacy

 
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The former president of EMI Music Canada who became President/CEO of the Corporation of Massey Hall & Roy Thomson Hall for four years before his death from a heart attack in 2019, is to have his name honoured with the creation of the Deane Cameron Recording Studio as part of the $180K Massey Hall revitalization project.

 
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Media Beat

 
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| Media Beat: May 03, 2021

 
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Acadia Broadcasting, Evanov, RT News, Greg Godovitz, social media, Spotify, product placements, AI and Walmart, NFTs, Frank Abagnale, Mike Rapino, Larry Ellison, Jack Francis Ruttle, and Gord Atkinson make headlines in today's column.

 
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On The Charts

 
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| Charlotte Cardin Has This Week's No. 1 Album

 
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The Montreal pop singer (pictured) beats her previous chart peak and becomes the first Canadian female artist to achieve a No. 1 since Celine Dion in 2019. Justin Bieber, and The Weeknd follow at positions 2 and 3. With video.

 
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Top New Tracks From Yangaroo DMDS

 
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| Fans 'Keep On Loving' The Sheepdogs

 
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The Sheepdogs (pictured), The Weeknd, Billie Eilish, Dean Brody, and Montreal band Les Shirley have this week's hot new tracks on radio.

 
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News Story

 
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| The FYI News Bulletin

 
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Shraga Gestetner, Christopher Ward, Apple Music, Jamie Salter, Humber College's music program, deadmau5, Lyric Financial, Music Canada, CONNECT Music Licensing, John Zerucelli, Sony Music, (pictured) The Tenors and Laura Bretan, CBC Gem, the Junos, and The Canadian Live Music Association make headlines today.

 
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Single Servings

 
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| Single Servings, May 3, 2021

 
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Each week Single Servings brings you a balanced diet of the freshest Canadian tracks, spanning Electronica to Rock, Folk to R&B, and everything in between. Remember to support the artists by purchasing their music or adding them to your playlists!

 
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News Story

 
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| 2021 Prism Prize Nominees Announced

 
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The Top 20 contenders for the premier award for Canadian music videos have been named. The $20K Grand Prize will be presented during a live-streamed virtual presentation on July 26.

 
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Calendar

 
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| FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: May 3, 2021

 
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Chasing some dollars to fund your next recording or cross-country tour? Hoping to enter your songs into a lucrative competition? Seeking showcase opportunities at festivals and conferences? Check our calendar and get into the groove. Keep in mind that pandemic fears are likely to affect some events listed. Submissions for FACTOR's Support For Live Music Events Funding Program are open from now until March 1, 2022.

 
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News Story

 
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| Prism Video: Debby Friday - Runnin'

 
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The 2020 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Peter Huang, for his clip for Jessie Reyez's Far Away. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos that were eligible for the prize, including this one from an emerging Vancouver musician, writer, and filmmaker.

 
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Music News Digest

 
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| Music News Digest, May 3, 2021

 
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Cory Marks (pictured) is certified gold, the Westward Music Festival announces its schedule, and Canadian artists showcase at The Great Escape. Also in the news are The Damn Truth, CIMA, Indie Weekly, Mike Renaud, CMTF, Sean Ono Lennon, Sina Bathaie, Men Without Hats, Cœur de pirate, IASPM-Canada, and a farewell Wendy Gilmour and Anita Lane.

 
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Music Biz Headlines

 
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| Music Biz Headlines, May 3, 2021

 
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Studio wizard Bob Lanois (pictured) is remembered, Neil Young returns to his Canadian roots, and Canadian comics deal with the lockdown. Others in the headlines include Roots Revival, Steve Cropper, Rochelle Jordan, Bobbi Jo Hart, Genesis, Drake, Fungus, UMG, Luminato, The Grammys, Prince, Dave Grohl, Tom Jones, Glenn Danzig, and Paul Weller.

 
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Today's new track

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Haviah Mighty - Way Too Fast feat. Jalen Santoy

Two fluent rappers trade positive lyrics on a compelling cut.