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Image courtesy of Susan Aglukark website.
March 9, 2022
by FYI Staff

Acclaimed Inuk singer-songwriter, and three-time Juno Award winner, Susan Aglukark, QC, will be recogn

May 26, 2021
by Aaron Brophy

The Music Canada organization is seeking participants for a new survey focused on equity, diversity and inclusion in the Canadian music industry.

Tragically Hip Instagram post.
February 24, 2021
by FYI Staff

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences has announced that The Tragically Hip will be honoured with the Humanitarian Award, presented b

Image courtesy of iHeartRadio.
February 15, 2021
by FYI Staff

Throughout the pandemic, Music Canada has been tracking views, perceptions, and intended behaviours of Canadians towards music generally and live music specifically. The latest findings are out and show that there is widespread support for government support in resuscitating the arts and the live music industry in particular.

January 9, 2021
by External Source

Music Canada Board Chair Jennifer Sloan has announced Patrick Rogers has been named Chief Executive Officer of the

Louis-Jean Cormier  Facebook photo
October 5, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Louis-Jean Cormier (pictured) is amongst the leading Félix Awards nominees, the MVP Project announces its new recipients, and Music Canada & CONNECT launch a new series. Others in the news include Slocan Ramblers, the Junos, SOCAN, Crack of Dawn, Melba Moore, Cœur de Pirate, Rhonda Tulk-Lane, Sinéad O'Connor, Polaris Music Prize, Barbra Lica, Ben Kunder, Halifax Jazz Festival, and farewell Rocco Prestia and Cookie Monsta.

The Sheepdogs at Lake House
September 21, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Tenille Townes shines at the ACM Awards, The Sheepdogs (pictured) help Live Nation open Lake House, Gerry Atwell is posthumously honoured with the WCMA’s Heritage Award, and the semi-finalists for the Top of the Country Showcase are named. Also in the news are Canada’s Walk of Fame, MacKenzie Porter, the TSO, Shakura S’Aida, CIMA, Indie Week, Do Well By Hamilton, Ellis, U2, Honey Jam, Festival Franco-Ontarien, UIC, Edge, Reza Manbachi, Rebel, Music Canada, and farewell Stanley Crouch and Peter Starkie.

Andy Shauf Facebook pic
August 20, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Andy Shauf (pictured) makes it onto a presidential playlist, Record Store Day is changing in 2020, and the BC Arts Council heads a new Arts Infrastructure Program. Also in the news are The Dirty Nil, Matt May , Canadian Heritage, Jeen, Fergus Hambleton, The Sheepdogs, MNB, Hot Tramp Records, Cole James, METZ, Donna Lidster, Brooklxn, Acoustic Blend Café, and farewell Todd Nance.

Drake and DJ Khaled  Facebook photo
July 20, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Drake and DJ Khaled (pictured) collaborate on two new singles, Serena Ryder has a new record label and single, and the Orbit Room announces its closure. Also in the news are IF 2020, Hamilton venues, Music Canada certifications, SiriusXM’s Top of the Country, J.P. Cormier, Canal Bank Shuffle, Morning Music, The Great Canadian Concert Series, Red Bull, Tim & The Glory Boys, and farewell Chi Pig, Emmitt Rhodes, Jamie Oldaker, and Marguerite Knowles Doritty.

Graham Henderson in Geneva following a WIPO meeting. Pic provided.
May 28, 2020
by FYI Staff

Intensely private, frighteningly smart and a fearsome warrior at the bargaining table, Music Canada's longstanding CEO leaves the org next month to enjoy sunny summer days with wife Margo Timmins at his lakefront cottage.

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May 20, 2020
by External Source

Despite a genuine desire to return to live music events, to experience them in small and big venues, many Canadians are hesitant and reluctant to return.

April 30, 2020
by External Source

Yowzers, there is a god in heaven!

And those in need can offer 'thanks' to Music Canada and the three major labels.