FYI Music for Oct 10th, 2018 - Lil Wayne, Taylor Swift, Jessie Munro, A&C

News Story

Wednesday October 10th, 2018
 
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| Live At Massey Hall Vinyl Package Launched Via A&C

 
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Arts & Crafts has collaborated with the famed Toronto venue on a collection of live compilations from the Hall's popular concert film series. Released on Nov. 23, it showcases the country's brightest contemporary stars.

 
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Media Beat

 
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| Media Beat: October 10, 2018

 
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Facebook, the CBC, CTV, Faith Goldy and GM make headlines in today's column.

 
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On The Charts

 
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| Lil Wayne's No. 1 This Week

 
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Lil Wayne racks up his 3rd chart-topping album this week, Cher's album of Abba covers makes a big splash and the lead single from A Star Is Born bullets to 1st place on the Songs chart.

 
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News Story

 
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| Nielsen Market Watch Facts & Figures: October 4, 2018

 
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Here is this week's Nielsen Marketwatch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last year. This chart is published every Tuesday. The abbreviation...

 
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Five Questions With...

 
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| Five Questions With… Jessie Munro

 
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Since making a splash in CBC's Over the Rainbow series, the Toronto-born singer/songwriter has graduated from Berklee, moved to LA, and recently released a debut EP. She discusses that record, her musical journey, and an early love for the Spice Girls here.

 
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Quoted

 
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| Taylor Swift Breaks Political Neutrality Using Instagram

 
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Two days before winning four American Music Awards, Taylor Swift made her political views known in a lengthy statement posted to her Instagram account with a picture that appears to have been taken in another era using a Polaroid camera.

 

 
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Careers

 
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| Careers: October 09, 2018

 
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A/V Digital Broadcasting   Compliance Reporting Analysts Rogers Toronto Full info here     National Format Director Rogers Vancouver Full info here     News Director...

 
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Music News Digest

 
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| Music News Digest, Oct. 10, 2018

 
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54-40 (pictured) recovers most of its stolen gear, FAI announces its showcase lineup, and Gord Downie's legacy shines brightly. Others in the news are the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominees, Chris Topping, The Dawson City Music Festival, Boi-1da, Taylor Swift, The Stratford Writers Festival, Radio Starmaker Fund, Lindsay Beaver, Covenant Awards, Monowhales, Ryan Dahle, and farewells to John Wicks, Hamiet Bluiett, and Montserrat Caballe. Videos added for your enjoyment.

 
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Music Biz Headlines

 
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| Music Biz Headlines, Oct. 10, 2018

 
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Steve Coady (pictured with Brett Kissel) reflects on his career, the Fredericton Strong benefit is a hit, and the Screen Composers Guild of Canada proposes an internet copyright tax. Also in the headlines are Elisapie, Travis Good, Blood Orange, F--ked Up, Des McAnuff, Indigenous opera, Massive Scar Era, Braden Lam, harm reduction, Blue Note Records, Jain, Lady Gaga, EMI Music Publishing, California punk, Spotify, Apple Music, Lee 'Scratch' Perry, Kurt Vile, and Beggars Banquet.

 
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Calendar

 
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| FYI Calendar of Grant and Funding Deadlines: Oct. 10, 2018

 
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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. Applications for a new Radio Starmaker Fund round are now open.

 
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Today's new track

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L CON: There Was A Glow

Acclaimed singer/songwriter/producer Lisa Conway shines on this new track, one enhanced by a compelling video clip. The Slaight Music Residency graduate mesmerises with a voice that is both haunting and strong.

Billboard Canadian Albums

 
 
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1
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Tha Carter V

Lil Wayne
 
Label: R-RR
2
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Dancing Queen

Cher
 
Label: WBR
3
Last Week: 1
 

Kamikaze

Eminem
 
Label: INT
4
Last Week: -
 

YSIV

Logic
 
Label: DEF
5
Last Week: 2
 

Scorpion

Drake
 
Label: R-CM
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