Merck Mercuriadis

Merck Mercuriadis

Nile Rodgers  Facebook photo
April 28, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Nile Rodgers (pictured) and Chris Blackwell will star at CMW, Hot Docs offers some prime music-themed films, and Sakamoto Agency helps launch GPS Promotion. Also in the news are Blue Rodeo, New Skool Rules, International Jazz Day, Hugh’s Room Live, Jazz Niagara, Primus, NWC, Indie101, Opera Atelier, Dvsn, Bryce Clifford, Gary Kendall, Elephants and Stars, and farewell Markus Klinke, Denny Freeman, and Al Schmitt.

Buffy Sainte-Marie  Website photo by Denise Grant
February 17, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Buffy Sainte-Marie (pictured) reflects upon a classic interview, the impact of Northern Touch is recalled, and Dan Hill gets emotional. Others in the headlines include Missy D, Stompin’ Tom, Big Hit, UMG, Vivendi, Merck Mercuriadis, Triton Digital ,TikTok, Vevo, X, Justin Timberlake, Alice Cooper, Archie Roach, Midnight Oil, ACM Awards, and Chick Corea.

Kathleen Edwards  Facebook photo
August 9, 2020
by FYI Staff

Kathleen Edwards (pictured)  returns to the fray, Merck Mercuriadis assesses the value of songs, and four recommended music docs. Others in the headlines include Nap Eyes, Fast Romantics, Paul Reddick, Global Toronto, Tegan and Sara, TikTok, Live Nation, Simon Fuller, Roc Nation, the Go-Go’s, Midnight Oil, Prince, Perry Farrell, Garth Brooks, protest songs, and Beyoncé.

Buffy Sainte-Marie  Facebook photo
April 29, 2020
by FYI Staff

Buffy Sainte-Marie (pictured) delivers a powerful poem during the Stronger Together benefit, Facebook plans to let creators charge for live streaming, and more pandemic-forced cancellations. Also in the headlines are Massey Hall, Tami Neilson, Somm, Toni Watson, Spotify, The Pack A.D., Live Nation, Merck Mercuriadis, Simbals, XTC, and Halsey.

Merck Mercuriadis (l) with Nile Rodgers  Facebook photo
October 16, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The manifesto of Merck Mercuriadis (pictured), Jagged Little Pill the musical takes shape, and rave reviews for The Dead South and Caribou. Others in the headlines include George Canyon, David Foster, Beatdapp, Drake, TSO, eOne, Gary Glitter, APRA, Phonocut, Adele, Elton John, Dolly Parton, and Ozzy Osbourne. With video.

Merck Mercuriadis
May 31, 2019
by External Source

In the most recent Celebrity Access feature, In the Hot Seat with Larry LeBlanc, global music titan Merck Mercuriadis tackles a thorny and ofte

(l-r). Bernies Fiedler and Finkelstein, Gordon Lightfoot, backstage in Belleville. Facebook photo
May 13, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Gordon Lightfoot meets up with two old pals (pictured), the MVP Project recipients are announced, and Drake is flying in style. Also in the news: LulaWorld, CMW, Justin Timberlake, the Beatles, UK's richest musicians, W3APONS, Tenille Townes, and Anvil. Videos added for your enjoyment.

Merck Mercuriadis
May 13, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Merck Mercuriadis (pictured) and comrades advocate for songwriters, Nils Lofgren remembers Lou Reed, and CMW highlights. Also in headlines: Toronto Bach Festival, shadow,  Art of Time Ensemble, Liz Cooper, rock sidemen, Ed Sheeran, Woodstock, PledgeMusic, Common, R. Kelly, Madonna, Idris Elba, Pras Michel, and Merle Haggard.

Merck Mercuriadis
April 24, 2019
by FYI Staff

Quebec-born music industry executive and entrepreneur Merck Mercuriadis, former manager of globally successful recording artists such as Elton John

Merck Mercuriadis
August 22, 2018
by David Farrell

Canada has punched far beyond its weight in producing contemporary superstars who have made a mark on the global music stage with savvy business skills, creative thinking and unique visions. Among them would be impresarios such as Michael Cohl, Live Nation's CEO Mike Rapino and tour promoter Arthur Fogel, along with record producer Bob Ezrin. Add to the list Merck Mercuriadis.

Brody Dalle of The Distillers
January 5, 2018
by FYI Staff

CES,, streaming, L.A. Reid, Merck Mercuriadis, a seminal punk band reunion, royalties as income investments, Muscle Shoals dynamo Rick Hall, Patreon, and artists to watch in 2018 make today's headline reads.