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Bell Media Radio Appoints Head of IHeartRadio

December 15, 2016   Randy Lennox, President, Broadcasting and Content, Bell Media announced the appointment today of Rob Farina to the role of Head of iHeartRadio, Syndication, and Strategic Initiatives, Bell Media Radio. After joining Bell Media seven months ago as Senior Advisor…
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AES Toronto Announces December Meeting

December 13, 2016 Peter McBoyle: New Technology in the world of Musical Theatre Sound Design Creativity, Collaboration and Compromise or “Why I Hate Hats!” When: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 Time: 7:00pm Where: Humber College 3199 Lakeshore Boulevard West, Toronto Recording Studio, Room AX-101  Parking is…
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SOCAN Launches Merchandise Campaign for Charity

December 12, 2016 “Music ♥’s Everybody” is the intriguing message of a new merchandise campaign unveiled by SOCAN today, with all proceeds going to the Unison Benevolent Fund, a non-profit, registered charity that provides counselling and emergency relief services to the Canadian music…
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Videotron Adds Napster and Tidal to Music Streaming Service

December 6, 2016 A few days after announcing the addition of another music streaming service to its catalogue, Videotron’s Unlimited Music service has announced two more additions, Napster and global music and entertainment platform, Tidal, bringing the total number of supported apps to…
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Drake and Bieber Receive Grammy Nominations

December 6, 2016 Chart-topping albums from Drake and Justin Bieber are in the running for several of the major Grammy categories this year, including album of the year. Toronto-based rapper Drake came away with the most nominations of all Canadian artists, getting eight…
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Stingray Unveils New Look and Website

December 6, 2016 Stingray today rolled out a new look, campaign and website for the Stingray Music brand. The fashionable and resolutely contemporary design celebrates every listener’s unique musical tastes while showcasing the wide variety of music styles available free through Stingray Music…
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Shawn Mendes to Perform at 2017 JUNO Awards

December 5, 2016   CTV and The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences announced today that multi-platinum, singer-songwriter Shawn Mendes is confirmed to perform on CTV’s broadcast of The 2017 JUNO Awards. Following the successful release of his latest album Illuminate this…
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MuchFACT Announces Fund Recipients for December Music Committee

December 5, 2016 Bell Media’s MuchFACT (A Foundation to Assist Canadian Talent) announced the 23 fund recipients from the December 1, 2016 music committee meeting. With 183 applications considered, a total of $452,900 was awarded to Canadian musicians in the following categories: Content Package,…
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Stingray Launches Online Music Player

December 1, 2016 Stingray today launched the Stingray Music online music player; available free to everyone with a subscription to a provider that carries Stingray Music. A complement to the popular Stingray Music mobile app, the music player offers unlimited ad-free streaming of…
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CRTC Calls for Submissions on Sirius XM Canada Changes in Ownership Structure

November 30, 2016 The CRTC has received an application by Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc., on behalf of Sirius XM Canada Inc., for authority to effect changes in its ownership structure.  Sirius XM Canada Inc. is the licensee of the satellite subscription radio…