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At the mixing board at Slaight Music.Photo - Bill King
April 19, 2018
by Karen Bliss

The Slaight Family Foundation has provided more than $200-million in grants to humanitarian and cultural organizations in Canada and beyond. SamaritanMag's Karen Bliss sat with the Foundation's CEO for a frank discussion about the family's philanthropy and his own unbridled passion in supporting Canada's upcoming tier of musicians and songwriters.

March 27, 2018
by FYI Staff

There are just a few more weeks to enter Slaight Music's annual It's Your Shot contest, which now offers a grand prize of $100,000 to help advance your music career.

February 1, 2018
by FYI Staff

The Prize honours the best Canadian music videos of the year, with $15K going to the winner at the May 13 presentation in Toronto. Slaight Music returns as Lead Sponsor.

December 13, 2017
by FYI Staff

Open to all musical genres, the eighth annual Slaight Music song contest has doubled the value of the goods and services prize pack the winning contestant will receive this round.

The Washboard Union
November 22, 2017
by Jason Schneider

Riding high with a current gold single and a new album in the can, the award-winning country outfit reflects on their personal bond, creative chemistry, and a high-pressure audition.

"Parkside Mike" Renaud at the Hidden Pony offices. His acts have won Junos and Hamilton Music Awards. - Kaz Novak,The Hamilton Spectator
November 20, 2017
by External Source

Under terms of the new deal, “Parkside” Mike Renaud will act as a consultant for the entire Slaight Music roster as regards to artist management, artists development, A&R and joint venture music releases.   

Danny Michel aboard the Russian icebreaker
November 19, 2017
by FYI Staff

Michel’s icebreaker-inspired album, Khlebnikov, written and recorded during an Arctic expedition aboard a Russian icebreaker, at the invitation of astronaut Chris Hadfield, was honoured with two prizes.

Indie Week Founder Darryl Hurs
November 8, 2017
by Kerry Doole

The live music fest and Indies 101 conference component are running Nov. 7-12, with 250 acts performing at over 20 Toronto venues.

Leonard doffs his hat.
September 18, 2017
by David Farrell

Tonight the winner will be announced at a gala event in Toronto. The grand prize is $50K and global notice—and, thanks to Slaight Music, second place prizes of $3K go to the nine other acts on the Short List.

Rush (Alex Lifeson, Neil Peart and Geddy Lee) was a Modern Era inductee to the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2010
August 1, 2017
by FYI Staff

The list of artists to appear at the Canadian Songwriting Hall of Fame's induction ceremony just got longer and better.

Kayla Diamond
July 20, 2017
by Bill King

A decision to quit law school and follow her passion for music is paying off for this singer/songwriter, as her evocative single "Carnival Hearts" is now climbing the charts.

Prism Prize
July 3, 2017
by FYI Staff

To celebrate Canada 150, Prism Prize and Slaight Music have partnered to curate a definitive collection of notable Canadian music videos.