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News Story

October 16, 2017
by David Farrell

The conference will be the first public address since Simard started her five-year term as vice-chair of Broadcasting at the CRTC in September.

October 15, 2017
by FYI Staff

With the comedy category back on the slate of Juno categories in 2018, the genre is spawning more new releases. The latest is Toronto-based comedians Tim Golden and Barry Taylor’s Comedy Records release of Sorry! (A Canadian Album) by K Trevor Wilson.

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October 15, 2017
by FYI Staff

The deal will supply Corus Entertainment with more than 750,000 tracks through the Jingle Punks, 5 Alarm and Cavendish libraries.

Madeline Merlo
October 13, 2017
by FYI Staff

Victims of the Vegas country fest massacre will benefit from a Toronto concert by some of the genre's top Canadian acts.

October 13, 2017
by External Source

Canada’s first lady of guitar, Liona Boyd, says the mounting allegations of sexual harassment against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein have stirred up painful memories.

October 13, 2017
by External Source

The stars will be out in Vancouver for the David Foster Foundation 30th Anniversary Miracle Gala & Concert, as guests including Oprah Winfrey, Goldie Hawn and more gather at the Rogers Arena on Saturday, October 21st.

Jaryd Stanley
October 10, 2017
by FYI Staff

New Brunswick's Jaryd Stanley takes the Grand Prize in Canada's Walk of Fame 2017 Emerging Artist Music Mentorship Program. The prize pack includes $25K to record in a private studio for the rookie star who recently released his debut indie EP.

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October 10, 2017
by FYI Staff

The seventh annual edition of this important world music summit is set to run Nov. 14-17. Indigenous artists are prominent on the just-announced schedule.

October 10, 2017
by FYI Staff

Here is this week's Nielsen Marketwatch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last year.

October 6, 2017
by FYI Staff

Earlier this week we published Nielsen Music Canada's Q3 report on best-sellers and streaming giants in the market this year, and today we follow up with an all-Canadian artists' breakdown that is chock full of surprises.

October 6, 2017
by David Farrell

Syracuse rapper Post Malone is setting records in Canada (as he is worldwide). His new single “rockstar” featuring 21 Savage has garnered the all-time highest first-week streaming debut on Spotify with 4.9 million streams and is officially certified gold.