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.
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 (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.
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 (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 (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 (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.
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.
The takeover of Big Machine Label Group by Ithaca Holdings LLC., a media holding company, led by SB Projects founder and artist ma
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.
At the 2019 JUNO Awards Chair’s Reception in London, Ontario, Music Canada announced key actions resulting from a comprehensive organizational revi