The fifth annual in Toronto on June 10 honours four stalwarts of Canada's independent music sector, while three nominees compete for the Marketing Award.
Nominees for the prestigious $15K prize range from such major stars as Drake, Arkells and Jessie Reyez to comparative unknowns Belle Game and So Loki. The award will be handed out in Toronto on May 13.
Slaight Music held its Fall Music Preview at the Phoenix Concert Hall Thursday night and it featured breakthrough work by Theo Tams and impressive sets by Kayla Diamond, Jillea, Ryan Langdon and Moscow Apartment. Pic: Barry Roden Photography
The prestigious Prize honours Canadian albums from four distinct eras prior to the advent of Polaris. You can have a say in the choice, as public voting is now open, so check out the nominees here.
Port Cities (pictured), Haviah Mighty, and smrtdeath are joined by Searchlight champ Aquakultre in this year's winners of Canada’s premier artist development program, now in its fourth year.
35 years after Parachute Club's anthemic song became a major hit, it is being revived by an all-star cast of country artists. Singer and co-writer Lorraine Segato is using the new version to raise funds for and boost awareness of four socially-conscious grassroots groups.
Comparing SongStudio songwriting camp to a Tony Robbins or Oprah Winfrey workshop is of course, ridiculous, yet SongStudio participants call the experience “absolute bliss,” “life-changing," “the one week I look forward to all year.”
Organized by Brian Huston, Golf Tournament General Manager, and the Golf4Good Committee, the three tournaments brought 350 players to the golf courses in support of Unison.
Shawn Mendes releases a new track, Denis Wolf helps launch Ray-On, and Slaight Music donates $25K to BC's Music Therapy Motorcycle Ride. Also in the news are David Clayton-Thomas, Voivod, Amoeba Music, Alessia Cara, Budweiser's Country Fair, Joni Mitchell, LHM Records, Aaron Pollock, Kim Clarke Champniss, the CCMA, Canadian Music Café, SiriusXM Top of the Country, KD Lang, Amy Cervini, Pavlo, and Grease.
Meghan Patrick and the James Barker Band took top honours at the Country Music Association of Ontario’s Awards gala Sunday at London, ON’s Centennial Hall. Below is the complete list of nominees and the winners in all categories.
The teen duo has had meteoric success in the relatively short span of 18 months. With Jeff Rogers managing, Brighid Fry and Pascale Padilla can now up their game with this latest win that includes $100K in marketing and career enrichments.