News Story

News Story

eOne's Chris Taylor
September 22, 2017
by FYI Staff

With four disparate genre artists scoring chart-topping debuts - including Musiq Soulchild and Jesse Cook - eOne is on a roll. 

Stephen Fearing Photo: Mark Maryanovich
September 22, 2017
by FYI Staff

The veteran songsmith and a sibling duo head the 75 nominees just announced for the 2017 Canadian Folk Music Awards in Ottawa.

September 22, 2017
by Alexander Mair

Author Nick Jennings spent decades pursuing the opportunity to present Gordon Lightfoot's biography with his agreement and turns in the definitive book on the star's life and lengthy career.

September 22, 2017
by David Farrell

What happened at BreakOut West last weekend can't be allowed to spread, and it is vital that the music biz come together and settle what potentially can become its worst nightmare.

September 20, 2017
by FYI Staff

The 30-minute anchor-free news program is part of Much’s new fall schedule and airs at 9 pm, and 11 pm on HBO Canada.

Music Canada Live logo
September 20, 2017
by External Source

The event mixed robust discussion with a strong attendance from power players in the live music sector.

September 20, 2017
by FYI Staff

The country superstar joins record executive Scott Borchetta, Black Eyed Peas hitmaker Fergie and OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder on CTV's upcoming music discovery series.

Don Simpson, back in Toronto
September 20, 2017
by FYI Staff

Simpson's return home as COO of the nation's largest music entertainment agency signals a strong belief in future growth for TFA, both in the home market and beyond.

Lido Pimienta receiving her Polaris Music Prize
September 19, 2017
by Kerry Doole

Last night, the fiery artist was the surprise victor with her Spanish language album La Papessa.

September 19, 2017
by FYI Staff

The activist, singer-songwriter, author and documentarian hangs up his banjo and is leaving the spotlight after a half-century entertaining Canadians at festivals and intimate clubs.

September 19, 2017
by FYI Staff

A large number of festivals attracting industry professionals are offering bands little more than exposure and a free ticket to the events, and this has the musicians union riled up.

The Georgia Straight's anniversary edition
September 19, 2017
by Tom Harrison

Rolling Stone magazine has been celebrating its 50th anniversary, but not to be overlooked is Vancouver's Georgia Straight that has weathered the years of a half-century from hippie rag to a lifestyle weekly with grace.