FYI Music for Nov 11th, 2019 - Ticket bots, Erin Costelo, Hotel Mira, OAB

News Story

 
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| Erin Costelo Triumphs At Music Nova Scotia Awards

 
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The Halifax star (pictured) took home the most trophies of the evening, winning in four categories that include Recording of the Year for her acclaimed Compass Records sophomore set entitled Sweet Marie.

 
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Media Beat

 
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| Media Beat: November 11, 2019

 
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Sharon Taylor's second of a two-part overview from the floor of the Ontario Association of Broadcasters annual convention last week.

 
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| BC Gov't Seeks National Consensus To Stamp Out Ticket Bots

 
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As British Columbia finalizes its legislation after passing the B.C. Ticket Sales Act earlier this year, one politician is looking for the industry to potentially establish the Canadian equivalent of UK's Fan Fair Alliance.

 
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On The Charts

 
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| On The Charts: November 11, 2019

 
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After a one week interruption, Post Malone returns to No. 1 on the Albums chart and the Christmas season is officially on as Michael Buble and several others place. A couple of notable debuts include longstanding Quebec star, actor and singer Garou, and Surrey, BC, rapper Merkules.

 
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Top New Tracks From Yangaroo DMDS

 
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| Top New Tracks From Yangaroo DMDS: November 11, 2019

 
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Carrie Underwood and Ozzy captured mainstream attention last week, Michael Bublé foreshadows the season with his spin on White Christmas and (pictured) Washboard Union's Country Thunder proves to be another certified hit for Canada's west-coast ensemble that has 27 national music awards since launching its career in 2012.

 
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| Prism Prize Video - Madeleine Roger: Cottonwood

 
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The 2019 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was awarded to Kevan Funk, for his clip for Belle Game’s Low. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos, including this one from a Winnipeg folk singer/songwriter.

 
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Calendar

 
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| FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: Nov. 11, 2019

 
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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. Mundial Montreal (pictured), North America's premier world music conference, starts next week. 

 
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Music News Digest

 
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| Music News Digest, Nov. 11, 2019

 
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Finn Wolfhard's band Calpurnia (pictured) breaks up, Michelle Shocked comes to Indie Week, and Ringo returns to the road. Also in the news are David Clayton-Thomas, Royskopp, NACC chart, a guitar hotel, The Dead South, Jazzahead, CIMA, and farewell Larry Shelast. With video.

 
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Music Biz Headlines

 
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| Music Biz Headlines, Nov. 11, 2019

 
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The enduring power of Teenage Head (pictured), Roger Waters gets operatic, and historical Toronto music venues. Also in the headlines: Bruce Cockburn, Drake, Louise Burns, Warner Records, music holograms, Gene Clark, Club Passim, Booker T. Jones, Katy Perry, and the Learjet.

 
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Today's new track

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Hotel Mira: Speaking Off The Record

The alt-rock project, led by former JPNSGRLS frontman Charlie Kerr, serves up a soul-baring single featuring plaintive vocals and smartly-executed instrumentation.

Billboard Canadian Albums

 
 
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1
Last Week: 2
 

Hollywood's Bleeding

Post Malone
 
Label: UNI
2
Last Week: 1
 

JESUS IS KING

Kanye West
 
Label: DEF
3
Last Week: -
 

A Blemish In The Great Light

Half Moon Run
 
Label: CMM
4
Last Week: 4
 

No. 6 Collaborations Project

Ed Sheeran
 
Label: ATL
5
Last Week: 5
 

"When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?"

Billie Eilish
 
Label: INT
6
Last Week: 6
 

Lover

Taylor Swift
 
Label: R-RR
7
Last Week: 7
 

We Love You Tecca

Lil Tecca
 
Label: R-RR
8
Last Week: 10
 

Divinely Uninspired To A Hellish Extent

Lewis Capaldi
 
Label: CAP
9
Last Week: 15
 

So Much Fun

Young Thug
 
Label: ATL
10
Last Week: 9
 

True 2 Myself

Lil Tjay
 
Label: COL
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