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Hawksley Workman  Facebook photo
November 18, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Hawksley Workman (pictured) gets heavy, Michael Buble to get waxed, and the cautionary tale of Lil Peep. Others in the headlines include Daniel Caesar, Chris Frolic, Drake, Avril Lavigne, Alex Cuba, Music Canada, payola, Miss Pat, vinyl, Taylor Swift, Harry Nilsson, and Katy Perry.

November 18, 2019
by FYI Staff

Jessie Reyez (pictured) is Up Next, ren creates a buzz, and Lindsay Ell tops the US charts. Also in the news are the Indie Week Awards, the Cuddys, Chris Birkett, Pollstar Awards, Andrea Ramolo, Music Canada, Music BC, Indigenous Music Residency, Music PEI, and Creative Manitoba. With video.

The Beaches  Facebook photo
October 25, 2019
by FYI Staff

The Beaches (pictured) announce a national tour, Goddo reissues three classics, and Allan Slaight Juno Master Class graduates impress. Also making news are Snow, Frank Marino, Prix MNB Awards, The Sorority, Drake, Andy Shauf, Sauga City Music Fest, Madonna, and TD Jazz. With video.

 [L-R] Larry S. Miller, Director, Music Business Program, NYU; Miranda Mulholland, Musician President of Roaring Girl Records, Founder of Muskoka Music Festival and Graham Henderson, President & CEO, Music Canada.
October 24, 2019
by Siddhant

On Wednesday, at The Great Hall in Toronto, the trade org honoured a round of notable music advocates, announced a new scholarship honouring Deane Cameron, and reaffirmed its goal of having tech industries better compensate creators.

Alexandra Stréliski   Photo: Raphael Ouellet
September 20, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Alexandra Stréliski (pictured) begins international touring, Drake is building fences, and Melissa McClelland joins the Women's Blues Revue. Others in the news include The Polaris Music Prize, CIMA, Jazzahead, ALGMS, Music Canada, Catherine MacLellan, Lost Cousins, Music BC, and farewell Larry Wallis.

Cœur de pirate Facebook photo
September 6, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Cœur de pirate (pictured) is amongst the Quebec SOCAN Award winners, the inaugural Canadian Music Hall of Fame Ceremony is coming to Studio Bell, and Ed and Justin have the Brit song of the summer. Also in the news are Paul Reddick, Patrick Watson, the Saint John String Quartet, and farewells to Kerry Stratton, and LaShawn Daniels.

The Sheepdogs with Warner Music Canada president Steve Kane
August 23, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The Sheepdogs (pictured) go platinum, the Northern Power Summit is rated a success, and Taylor Swift vows to re-record her albums. Others in the news include  George Canyon, Windsong, a Patsy Cline tribute, Unison, Music PEI, Justin Stirling, Killer Dwarfs, Kendra Kay, Jamphitheatre, the Tranzac, and farewell Julien Gauthier. Video added.

Credit: CR Brandon Wallis
July 24, 2019
by FYI Staff

After years of backroom haggling, a deal has been struck. Music Canada sponsors, CBC will televise and the National Music Centre is where the inductions are to take place.

Scott Borchetta (l) and Scooter Braun  Facebook photo
July 3, 2019
by FYI Staff

The takeover of Big Machine Label Group by Ithaca Holdings LLC., a media holding company, led by SB Projects founder and artist ma

Image courtesy of Verdict
May 16, 2019
by FYI Staff

The report’s recommendations include ending the general use of the Radio Royalty Exemption, and amending the definition of “sound recording” so that recordings used in television programs and films would be eligible for public performance royalties.

March 17, 2019
by External Source

At the 2019 JUNO Awards Chair’s Reception in London, Ontario, Music Canada announced key actions resulting from a comprehensive organizational revi

Jill on stage with her combo at Massey Hall
March 6, 2019
by FYI Staff

More than a decade after its release, the most successful album from the Vancouver-based jazz-pop singer/songwriter has reached a dazzling milestone.