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Debra Rathwell pic provided
February 6, 2020
by External Source

Canadian Music Week has announced that Debra Rathwell, Executive VP, Global Touring & Talent at AEG Presents, will be inducted into th

CMW 2020
October 21, 2019
by Kerry Doole

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 to showcase at Canadian Music Week 2020 (pictured) close on Dec. 15.

Danya Dixon. Pictured supplied
October 2, 2019
by David Farrell

The recently appointed Canadian Music Week CEO has some ambitious plans for steering the multi-platform music extravaganza to new heights.

Danya Dixon. Pic supplied
July 17, 2019
by External Source

Canadian Music Week has announced that Danya Dixon has been promoted to the role of Chief Executive Officer of the organization, effective immediat

Michael McCarty (photo: Grant W. Martin Photography)
May 13, 2019
by FYI Staff

The final day of CMW 2019: Lefsetz talks to McCarty; Mannis-Gardner talks samples and Music Cities Summit talks about getting started and tourism dollars.

Rogers' Julie Adam with Corus's Troy Reeb.
May 13, 2019
by Sharon Taylor

Sharon Taylor's final report from the meeting rooms at the Sheraton Centre Toronto during the CMW confab.

Indie Award double winner Sarah MacDougall (Instagram Pic)
May 13, 2019
by Nick Krewen

Yukon-based Sarah MacDougall dominated the field with two Indie Award wins, but Lindi Ortega, Alexandra Streliski, DVBBS, and The Dead South scored major victories of their own at the Phoenix to close out CMW 2019.

Moe Berg gets the big embrace from Cam
May 12, 2019
by Cam Carpenter
It was an early start at The Sheraton on Friday, but we managed to have a quick chat with Canadian Live Music Association CEO Erin Be
Denise Donlon and Robbie Robertson chat by "the Fireside" (photo: Grant W. Martin Photography)
May 12, 2019
by FYI Staff

Robbie Robertson (pictured) offered anecdotes and pearls of wisdom during CMW 2019 Day Two while Dave Grohl and his Mom entertainingly pushed her new book. On the practical side, it seems that most pitches to investors came up empty and managers have a tough road when they decide to take on a client.

May 10, 2019
by Nick Krewen

Triumph being feted with the "lifetime" Legends Of Live Award and Erin Benjamin's speech were the highlights of the 2019 Live Music Industry Awards, held Friday night at the Sheraton Centre in Toronto.

Mentalist Eric Samuels does his thing during his CMW session Thursday.
May 10, 2019
by Sharon Taylor

Sharon Taylor takes over the Media Beat column today and Monday as she offers her unique, thoughtful and ever professional overview of the radi

2019 CMBIA Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Robbie Robertson. Pic: Grant W. Martin
May 9, 2019
by Nick Krewen

Robbie Robertson, Gerry Forbes, Steve Herman, and Mike McCarty are among those inducted into respective Halls of Fame at the 2019 Music and Broadcast Industry Awards gala dinner held Thursday night at the Rebel Entertainment Complex in Toronto.