News Story

News Story

September 26, 2017
by External Source

The tariff, which applies to the years 2011-2013, took more than three years to be rendered after the conclusion of the hearing in early 2014 and shrinks payouts to creators.

September 26, 2017
by FYI Staff

Eighty-percent of the artists showcasing at this year’s festival are not members of the American Federation of Musicians union or its Canadian counterpart, organizers say.

September 25, 2017
by FYI Staff

If you've ever wanted to have a say in who takes home a Juno Award, here's your chance. Starting today, members of the Canadian music industry can apply to take part in the judging process.

CSHF inductees Stephane Venne, Neil Young and Bruce Cockburn, pictured with Buffy Sainte-Marie and Randy Bachman. Tom Sandler Photography
September 25, 2017
by Kerry Doole

After a five-year absence, the CSHF (Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame) made a welcome return on Saturday night at the fittingly storied Toronto venue, Massey Hall.

Jonathan Gross (left) interviews Nicholas Jennings
September 25, 2017
by FYI Staff

The veteran Canadian music scribe discusses the creation of his exhaustive new biography of Gordon Lightfoot, published this week.

September 25, 2017
by FYI Staff

Boy George, Alessia Cara, Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx, top 40 song-writing superstar Julia Michaels, and Sugarland’s ace vocalist Jennifer Nettles are the latest additions to CTV’s 2018 global hitmaking super show The Launch.

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.