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News Canada » Music: Canada's Stingray Music Reports 14 Percent User Growth, Reaching a Third of Cable TV Subscribers

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/canadas-stingray-music-reports-14-percent-user-growth-reaching-a-third-of-cable-tv-subscribers/ar-BBJqUSL
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

The new figures compare January's data to September last year. The year is off to a good start for Canada's Stingray Music with a significant jump in users, according to its latest commissioned report. Fifty percent of Canadians with access to Stingray ...

News Canada » Music: Arkells Are Being Flown To The Olympics To Perform For Team Canada, All Thanks To One Tweet

News channel or source: http://uproxx.com/music/arkells-olympics-canada/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Arkells have earned their spot in the upper echelon of Canadian music over the past decade ... It also popped up during the current Olympics: Yahoo Canada Sports shared a video of Canadian athletes getting medals on the podium with the song playing ...

News Canada » Music: Country Thunder music festival bans large bags from gated areas

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-ca/news/msn/country-thunder-music-festival-bans-large-bags-from-gated-areas/ar-BBJq77y
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

In 2017, a man was charged with uttering threats in connection with an online post referencing the Las Vegas shooting, which left dozens dead and hundreds injured, and the Country Thunder music festival scheduled for the summer. "Anytime any of those ...

News Canada » Music: Canada’s Juno Awards Drop Hedley Performance Following Sexual Misconduct Allegations

News channel or source: http://www.complex.com/music/2018/02/canadas-juno-awards-drop-hedley-performance-following-sexual-misconduct-allegations
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Organizers of Canada’s biggest music awards say it was a joint decision with Hedley "after careful consideration of the situation." After careful consideration of the situation and in discussions with the band, CARAS and Hedley have decided that the ...

News Canada » Music: Music industry struggles to shake ugly legacy of sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll

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Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Nevertheless, reaction by the music industry has been swift and strong. Within days the quartet was dropped by its management team, ditched by the opening acts on their cross-Canada tour and blacklisted by radio stations including the CBC and more than a ...

News Canada » Music: A Tribe Called Red give indigenous Canadian music the electronic treatment

News channel or source: http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/nat-music/audio/2018632429/a-tribe-called-red-give-indigenous-canadian-music-the-electronic-treatment
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

In 2007 Ehren "Bear Witness" Thomas started a club night in Ottowa Canada with his friends Dan "DJ Shub" General and Ian "DJ NDN" Campeau. Called Electric Pow Wow, it featured a mix of pow wow music alongside more contemporary genres like dubstep and ...

News Canada » Music: SiriusXM and the CCMA launch Top of the Country music competition in search of Canada's next big country star

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Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2018 /CNW/ - SiriusXM Canada, the country's leading audio entertainment company, today announced the launch of SiriusXM's Top of the Country in partnership with the Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA), offering a national platform ...

News Canada » Music: Olympic pairs figure skating shines spotlight on Canadian classical music

News channel or source: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/music/olympic-pairs-figure-skating-shines-spotlight-on-canadian-classical-music/article37959870/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

In Canada's classical music circles, it's a common refrain that musicians must do better at championing contemporary Canadian music. Gone is the period in the 20th century when "new Canadian music" was often synonymous with "hard on the ears," when many ...

News Canada » Music: Ottawa-raised opera singer Mireille Asselin calls her new CD "a love letter" to Canada

News channel or source: http://ottawacitizen.com/entertainment/local-arts/ottawa-raised-opera-singer-mireille-asselin-calls-her-new-cd-a-love-letter-to-canada
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

And in many ways, I consider the works of Leonard Cohen and Joni Mitchell as well as those by great Québecois chansonniers like Claude Léveillée and Gilles Vigneault to be Canada’s iteration of the art song — a true marriage of poetry and music.

News Canada » Music: Canada's Virtue and Moir set new ice dance world record

News channel or source: https://sports.yahoo.com/canadas-virtue-moir-set-ice-dance-world-record-054916168--oly.html
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Gangneung (South Korea) (AFP) - Canada’s Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir smashed the ... Virtue said: "Better than setting the record was the feeling we had when the music ended, we were able to look at each other and take a moment and feel that pride ...