Shawn Mendes  Facebook photo
September 23, 2020
by FYI Staff

The international success of the pop superstar (pictured) is recognised, while many of Canada’s top songwriters, producers and composers share in the honours. The CSHF celebrates Lowell with The Slaight Music Emerging Songwriter Award.

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July 22, 2020
by David Farrell

The young Canadian-Nigerian beatmaker has been signed to Sony/ATV Music Publishing, in partnership with Travis Scott’s Cactus Jack Publishing. She has worked on hits by Scott, Drake, Rihanna, Don Toliver, Pop Smoke and many more.

July 9, 2020
by FYI Staff

The Winnipeg-raised, Nashville-based songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist has just inked a global publishing deal. Her impressive list of credits includes Mickey Guyton, Washboard Union, Tim Hicks, Brett Kissel, and Ryan Langdon.

May 31, 2020
by Nick Krewen

Just over a month into her current role as SOCAN's Interim CEO, Jennifer Brown sits in the hot seat and talks about the PRO, the pandemic and her illustrious family history.

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May 21, 2020
by FYI Staff

A very popular member of the Canadian music and film community, he passed away on May 19, at age 42. The founder and creative director of Supergroup Sonic Branding, his credits include Letterkenny, Schitt’s Creek, and Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and the Band.

Pic credit: Brad Ardley
April 14, 2020
by FYI Staff

The Society of Composers, Authors & Music Publishers of Canada announced Tuesday the resignation of Eric Baptiste as the company's chief execut

April 14, 2020
by External Source

The Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd. (CMRRA), a SoundExchange company, has announced that Janet A.

Paul Shaver pic by Dustin Rabin
October 2, 2019
by FYI Staff

The Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd.

A few of the attendess. Photo: Benoit Rousseau/SOCAN
September 23, 2019
by External Source

Jean Leloup, Diane Juster, André Gagnon, Cœur de pirate, Luc Plamondon, Gilles Valiquette, Louise Tremblay & James Gelfand, and Andre Gagnon were just some of Québec's top stars honoured at an elaborate SOCAN 30th-anniversary gala recently.

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August 9, 2019
by External Source

FACTOR has added a new funding component called Songwriter Support for Music Publishers.

June 10, 2019
by Martin Melhuish

He built a music empire that generated wealth for investors and creators alike, and after taking an extended holiday, he is back to do it his way all over again with a new enterprise, a book, and even a music festival.

Merck Mercuriadis
May 31, 2019
by External Source

In the most recent Celebrity Access feature, In the Hot Seat with Larry LeBlanc, global music titan Merck Mercuriadis tackles a thorny and ofte