Media

Media

January 6, 2016
by David Farrell

Bell Media has signed an exclusive partnership to bring the iHeart entertainment brand to Canada, a development that is likely to be a game changer in the Maple media landscape...

November 9, 2015
by David Farrell

Artists including The Weeknd and Ariana Grande were momentarily caught in the cross-hairs of a nasty battle launched by a senior Rogers Media executive against Bell Media and the heads of Universal Music's affiliated Republic Records.

September 16, 2015
by Daniel Bader

Rogers brought Spotify CEO Daniel Ek to Canada this week on a media campaign to promote the two companies’ music-focused partnership which provides some customers with two years of Spotify Premium streaming for up to three customers per account.

September 8, 2015
by FYI Staff

Rogers Media is keen to keep its teen audiences, which is why it has partnered with YouTube and launched a weekly radio program that covers the music trends and emerging Canadian talent gaining steam on the social web.

August 25, 2015
by FYI Staff

Randy Lennox takes on a key executive role with Bell Media, and effective September 21st, Jeffrey Remedios is the new President and Chief Executive Officer of Universal Music Canada.

Stephen Harper, Breaking Bad
August 10, 2015
by Greg O'Brien

"It’s unbecoming for our PM, who so often reminds us how good he and his ruling party are for the economy, to resort to being the pitchman-in-chief for a company which contributes nothing to it."

August 7, 2015
by Bill King

Michael Brecker was an original – a player you looked to for a clear view of the future. His influence and grasp of varying genres was way beyond jazz.

John Harris, Harris Institute
July 31, 2015
by Bill King

Recently, graduates from Harris have contributed to the #1 Billboard hits "Roar" by Katy Perry, "Wrecking Ball" by Miley Cyrus, "Earned It" by The Weeknd, the soundtrack for Fifty Shades of Grey and the music for the Mad Max trailer.

Stacey Kay, America's Got Talent!
July 31, 2015
by Bill King

Stacey has all the personality of ten Bette Midlers, a commanding stage presence, big humour, and a tremendous set of pipes — which brings me to America’s Got No Talent!...

 

Joe Summers and Bryan Adams
June 1, 2015
by David Farrell

On Friday, May 28, Joe Summers passed away. The Detroit born A&M executie was acknowledged as one of the greats in the record business in Canada.