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Midnight Oil & Matthew Good - The Great Circle 2017 Canadian Tour Announce
MIDNIGHT OIL ADDS FIVE CANADIAN DATES TO TRIUMPHANT SOLD OUT REUNION TOUR.
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Why Teen Mom OG Couple Amber And Matt Didn’t Tie The Knot In Vegas
Jordana Ossad 2h ago Ever since Amber accepted Matt's proposal on Teen Mom OG , the two have maintained they were in no rush to get married. And even though several years have passed since their dine... more
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Richard Mills Takes A Bow, But Expect An Encore!
Richard Mills signs off from The Feldman Agency this week after two-plus decades of travelling the world and doing what many peer agents might think the impossible, namely developing careers and generating income for a genre of artists that don’t often fit the mold of today`s hits.

But let’s start at the beginning, shall we?

Born in Trinidad, and raised in the prairies, Mills is a formidable figure in person. One might guess him as an IT executive, or perhaps a linebacker... more
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19 dead, 50 injured following bomb at Ariana Grande gig in Mancheter Arena
19 dead, 50 injured following bomb at Ariana Grande gig in Mancheter Arena Greater Manchester police are treating it as a terrorist incident until police know otherwise Photo: Sameh Mustafa 19 peop... more
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Meek Mill ‘Glows Up’ On His Fiery New Song
Madeline Roth madfitzroth 5h ago Meek Mill isn’t taking Ls anymore, if his new music is to be believed. The Philly rapper is back and entirely re-energized on the fresh flex anthem “Glow Up.” On the... more
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Classified, Ria Mae, Lennie Gallant Big Winners At ECMAs
Held over four days this year, The East Coast Music Awards (ECMAs) in Saint John, NB, closed out yesterday with the Music Industry Awards reception at Delta Hotels by Marriott Saint John. more
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RT @THR: Ariana Grande on the Manchester Arena concert tragedy: "From the bottom of my heart, I am so so sorry" https://t.co/tnNQ3XZJiY htt… more
 
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Ariana Grande Concert Ends in Emergency Evacuation After Explosions Reported
All Stories On Monday night, Ariana Grande 's concert at the Manchester Arena ended with an emergency evacuation after reports of explosions were heard. Waves of photos pervaded social media of audie... more
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Travis Scott Can’t Stop Breaking This Random World Record
Madeline Roth madfitzroth 7h ago Last week, Travis Scott broke a (totally arbitrary) world record by performing “ Goosebumps ” 14 times in a row in Oklahoma City. He subsequently dethroned Kanye West... more
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Elton John 'Humbled' By New 'Rocket Man,' 'Tiny Dancer' Videos at Cannes
Elton John 'Humbled' By New 'Rocket Man,' 'Tiny Dancer' Videos at Cannes YouTube competition winners reimagine Seventies classics by John, Bernie Taupin through modern lens of refugee crisis, globalis... more
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Spotify now officially has more UK listeners than BBC Radio 1
Radio 1 keeps losing listeners for 3 reasons alone. The music they play and the DJs are pish, and also the rise of alternatives to listening to Radio 1. Radio 1 still has massive potential - it's a na... more
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Nominees announced for 2017 CMAO Awards hosted in London
The Country Music Association of Ontario has announced the nominees for the fifth annual CMAO Awards, to be held in London in June.

The awards recognize talents and achievements of Ontario’s country music industry across 16 categories, with Meghan Patrick leading the pack this year with seven nods. James Barker Band, River Town Saints, Jessica Mitchell, Cold Creek County, Jason Blaine, Tim Hicks, and The Abrams each have multiple nominations. more
@ANDEE
Sending an gigantic amount of love to Ariana Grande and her fans and to the families of the victims. Horrible... Horrible. #Manchester more
 
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Why the song is more important than the singer | opinion | Opinion | Music Week
by Mark Sutherland May 22nd 2017 at 11:39AM Last week’s Music Week cover story about the rise and rise of co-writers certainly caused quite the stir. It was one of the hottest topics of conversation... more
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Congrats to our roster for their seven #MMVA nominations!
Congrats to our roster for their seven #MMVA nominations! Tune into MUCH on June 18th to see who brings it home! ?? more
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Fake Shark Brings New Single "Heart 2 Heart" to Life in Colorful Video Premiere
Fake Shark unveiled its latest single "Heart 2 Heart" on March 24, a groovy electronic indie-pop track that`s almost irresistible to dance to. The groovy song now has a video to bring it to life, premiering on Billboard today (April 11).

The visual sees the band (frontman Kevvy Mental, guitarist Louis Wu and bassist Tony Dallas) playing their new tune against a bright pink backdrop -- similar to the neon hue of Kevvy`s hair -- that changes colors throughout the video. On top o... more
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RT @JustinTrudeau: Canadians are shocked by the news of the horrific attack in Manchester tonight. Please keep the victims & their families… more
 
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Radar launch free content commissioning services | Labels | Music Week
May 22nd 2017 at 6:00AM Radar has today (May 22) announced the launch of a host of free new services tailored to meet the needs of contemporary music marketers. The project on Radar's new browsable ... more
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New edition of Music Week out now | Media | Music Week
May 22nd 2017 at 12:01AM The new edition of Music Week is out now. In our cover story, we speak to Columbia boss Ferdy Unger-Hamilton about the launch of Harry Styles' rock-oriented solo career afte... more
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Bucks announces sponsorship deal with Floor Sixx Music | Publishing | Music Week
Bucks announces sponsorship deal with Floor Sixx Music May 22nd 2017 at 2:09PM Bucks Music Group has revealed details of a new sponsorship deal for Floor Sixx Music Publishing, the company run by BBC... more
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10 New Country Artists You Need to Know: April 2017
Delta Rae

Sounds Like: Harmony-drenched Southern pop-rock with slick production and giant hooks

For Fans of: Little Big Town, the Lumineers, Grace Potter

Why You Should Pay Attention: Durham, North Carolina six-piece Delta Rae have been regional favorites for years, drawing enthusiastic crowds at major festivals like Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza. Now the band is signed to the Valory Music Co. (under Big Machine Label Group), having just released a four-song EP titled ... more
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RT @bbc5live: Greater Manchester Police have issued an emergency contact number for those concerned about their loved ones: https://t.co/DP… more
 
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What party manifestos could mean for you | Media | Music Week
May 22nd 2017 at 6:04AM As the election on 8 June draws ever closer, the question looms as to how the parties and candidates intend to help support the music industry’s £4.1 billion economic contrib... more
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iHeartRadio Announces Packed Lineup for the First-Ever iHeartRadio WestFest, Descending on Calgary July 8
iHeartRadio WestFest lineup includes Fifth Harmony, Hedley, Iggy Azalea, Massari, Midland, Noah Cyrus, Ruth B, Scott Helman, and Virginia to Vegas –
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Johnny to Perform at the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge
The Government of Canada will mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge with commemorative ceremonies at the National War Memorial in Ottawa and at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial in France. Veterans Affairs Canada will lead these commemorations, with support from various partners, including the Department of National Defense, Global Affairs Canada, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and others. Some people of note who are expected to be in attendance will include the C... more
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Liam Payne's solo debut opens at No.3 in the midweeks | Talent | Music Week
by Ben Homewood May 22nd 2017 at 6:00PM After Harry Styles’ chart triumph last week, Liam Payne becomes the final member of One Direction to release his debut single. And if Strip That Down (feat. Q... more
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Panel shows: The best of The Great Escape's conference programme | Labels | Music Week
by Ben Homewood May 22nd 2017 at 6:00AM Delegates aren’t hard to spot at The Great Escape, largely because the large plastic laminates hanging around their necks flap in the Brighton breeze. These ar... more
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Making waves: The five stars of The Great Escape 2017 | Talent | Music Week
by Ben Homewood May 22nd 2017 at 6:30AM On Thursday afternoon, lashing, relentless rain seemed to soak every inch of Brighton. It feels like a lifetime ago now, but then, the blur that is the three d... more
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Support acts revealed for Justin Bieber's British Summer Time show | Live | Music Week
May 22nd 2017 at 7:30AM Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park has added more acts to its line-up today (May 22). Joining Justin Bieber on Sunday July 2 are Naughty Boy, Jain, Mabel, Ni... more
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CANADIAN EXCLUSIVE: Q&A with Midnight Oil Frontman Peter Garrett .
Legendary Australian rock band Midnight Oil has reformed for its first global tour in more than 20 years after frontman Peter Garrett left his music career for politics and a good decade in the Labor Party as a cabinet minister. The man who sang fiercely about protecting the environment, Aboriginal rights, anti-jingoism and more — and served as president of the Australian Conservation Foundation for 10 years combined — infiltrated the policy makers and became one of them. more
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The incredible Keith Scott in action in San Diego keithscott99 #bryanadamsgetup https://t.co/snHKf8CJbF more
 
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Robin Godfrey-Cass takes on new consultancy role with Universal Music Publishing Group | Publishing | Music Week
by Daniel Gumble May 22nd 2017 at 2:55PM Renowned publisher Robin Godfrey-Cass has taken on a new consultancy role with Universal Music Publishing Group, in which he will target legacy signings for th... more
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Hear Lady Antebellum's 'Hey! Baby' for 'Dirty Dancing' Soundtrack
All Stories Lady Antebellum's 2017 reboot has seen them try plenty of new things, from the funky change of direction of brassy single "You Look Good" to a silly workout video promoting their new tour... more
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Grime's support for Corbyn creates surge in young voter registration
by Cai Trefor Contributor | Photos by Press Grime's support for Corbyn creates surge in young voter registration Theresa May hot under the collar as the likes of JME, Stormzy and AJ Tracey urge peopl... more
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Watch John Legend Celebrate Borderless Love in New 'Surefire' Video
All Stories John Legend celebrates how love can transcend borders, both territorial and cultural, with his poignant "Surefire" video. The clip, directed by Cole Wiley, follows a young interracial cou... more
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ONE NIGHT ONLY - Carly Rae Jepsen with Live Orchestra
One night only! Three-time JUNO Award–winning and GRAMMY-nominated singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen makes her must-see TSO début. more
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How Working in a Record Store Saved Nelly Furtado`s Career
Where has the Canadian singer-songwriter been the last five years? Stocking music-shop shelves and rebooting herself. But now she`s back—with her sixth album, The Ride. more
@Scott Helman
RT @ShawnMendes: I love you so much guys. This isnt what music is about. I am so so sorry. more
 
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Hear King Crimson Cover David Bowie's "Heroes"
This summer King Crimson are set to take off on a North American tour — a trek that comes as the prog-rock legends gear up for a new EP covering David Bowie 's classic "Heroes." Now, you can hear th... more
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See Chris Janson Party With Luke Bryan in Lively 'Fix a Drink' Video
All Stories The world may be going to hell in a handbasket, but it doesn't seem so bad when you're fixing drinks with the likes of Luke Bryan. At least, that's how Chris Janson makes life look in his... more
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BBMA Winners BTS: 5 Things You Should Know About the K-Pop Sensations
All Stories At Sunday's Billboard Music Awards, the nominees for Top Social Artist included four names that needed no introduction: Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande and Shawn Mendes. But no... more
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Bryan Adams will perform first concert at new Mosaic Stadium
Canadian rock superstar Bryan Adams will break in Regina`s new Mosaic Stadium at a special concert in May.

Alt-rockers Our Lady Peace and country music star Johnny Reid will join Adams at the inaugural concert.

"Bryan Adams has played some of the biggest and best stadiums in the world," said Mayor Michael Fougere in a news release.

"We are thrilled that he will give us an amazing show and play a big role in helping us tune up our concert stage before we officially ... more
@DARENOTS
RT @ballyhoorocks: Tomorrow night we return to CO Springs for a show at @theblacksheep with @darenots & @theholdupmusic ! See you the… http… more
 
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Jean-Luc Guionnet - Église Saint-Christophe-d'Arthabaska, Victoriaville QC, May 21
8 I am mostly familiar with Guionnet for his hard-edged saxophone work, but this busy polymath from Lyon does all kinds of stuff. Checking his website, one finds visual art, theoretical material abo... more
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Faith No More, Slayer Supergroup Dead Cross Announce Tour
Faith No More, Slayer Supergroup Dead Cross Announce Tour Mike Patton, Dave Lombardo's hardcore band announces 25-date trek in support of upcoming self-titled LP Dead Cross, the hardcore project featu... more
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Ghost Twin, Rococode, Feist: Radio 3's top 30 songs for the week of May 22, 2017
Winnipeg synthpop duo Ghost Twin debuts on our top 30 this week with the mesmerizing song "Chymical Wedding." Their debut album Plastic Heart was produced by Princess Century and was just released on ... more
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PRESS RELEASE: Veteran Music Agent Richard Mills announces his retirement from TFA
TORONTO, April 24, 2017, After 24 years at The Feldman Agency, our friend and colleague Richard Mills is headed on a different career path. more
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Junos honour music vets as Gord Downie, Leonard Cohen pick up top prizes
Gord Downie was not in Ottawa for the Juno Awards Sunday evening but his music was the talk of the show.

That`s because Downie took home two of the night`s seven prizes: songwriter of the year for his solo Secret Path project along with group of the year for fronting the Tragically Hip.

Downie did appear over video however, thanking the crowd for embracing Secret Path and "recognizing our friends who were here before us." more
@Raffi Cavoukian
RT @BillMoyersHQ: Trump’s budget would ensure more $ for education is directed to the empire that profits off servicing student loans https… more
 
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Dead Cross Take Debut Album on North American Tour
Dead Cross Take Debut Album on North American Tour The supergroup led by Mike Patton and Dave Lombardo will play Vancouver in August Earlier this month, we got all the details behind the debut album... more
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Solange Makes the Guggenheim Museum Her Own
Tirhakah Love goontherapy 12h ago When an album is released, the quality of its life beyond that point is largely outside an artist's control. Solange Knowles understands this well. In the week befor... more
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Miley Cyrus And Vanessa Hudgens Had The Disney Channel Reunion Of Your Dreams
Stacey Grant Stacey_Grant91 11h ago Disney Channel nostalgia was in full swing this weekend with two different reunions involving stars from Hannah Montana , High School Musical , The Suite Life of Z... more
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2017 Juno Awards` Red Carpet Was Filled With Canadian Pride
The 2017 Juno Awards red carpet was not only packed with Canadian talent, but Canadian pride.

Russell Peters, Shawn Mendes, Sarah McLachlan and A Tribe Called Red were just a few of the homegrown talents that graced the awards` show this year. While none wore Canadian tuxedos (to our disappointment), many did take the opportunity to pose with Mounties who were on hand for the occasion. more
@Raffi Cavoukian
serial liar POTUS goes to Saudi Arabia, then to Israel where he tells the PM he "just came from the Middle East." bigly bad. #Resistance more
 
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Jon Platt hails Warner/Chappell songwriters after bumper awards season
Jon Platt hails Warner/Chappell songwriters after bumper awards season 2 shares By Warner/Chappell Music CEO & Chairman Jon Platt has paid tribute to the company’s songwriters following a string of... more
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Pandora sued by PayPal for alleged ‘harmful’ logo infringement
Pandora sued by PayPal for alleged ‘harmful’ logo infringement 25 shares By Pandora has been through the mill of late. In addition, its active user base shrunk by more than 2.5m people in Q1 , des... more
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See Tim McGraw, Shadowboxers' Breezy Leo Sayer Cover - Rolling Stone
See Tim McGraw, Shadowboxers' Breezy Leo Sayer Cover Singer and Soul2Soul Tour supporting band unplug for backstage rendition of "More Than I Can Say" Love these guys! @TheShadowboxers and I doing Leo... more
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Fyre Festival Reportedly Being Investigated by FBI for Fraud
By Alex Hudson By now, we all know about the disastrous implosion of Fyre Festival , the Bahamian luxury festival that turned into a schadenfreude-fuelled meme last month. In the aftermath of the ev... more
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The Feldman Agency - CMW Day 4
CMW Saturday night is going to be one to remember with Youngblood at the Drake and Port Cities at the Rivoli. more
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From Feist to the Tragically Hip: a look at the best moments from the 2017 Junos
The Juno Awards were handed out last night in Ottawa. Two of the night`s biggest winners were the Tragically Hip and its lead singer Gord Downie, who won for his solo project Secret Path, as well as the late Leonard Cohen. The latter also received a beautiful tribute performance by singer-songwriter Feist.

If you didn`t get a chance to watch the big ceremony, we will fill you in on everything that happened on today`s show.

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@Raffi Cavoukian
RT @daddykool: Who's dopey now? https://t.co/KgELeiyIfv more
 
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See Eric Church Pay Tribute to Chris Cornell With Live 'Rusty Cage'
All Stories Back in March, Eric Church covered Pearl Jam's "Better Man" for an exuberant crowd in Tacoma, Washington – his choice of song a tender, contemplative moment that paid tribute to Seattle's... more
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Hear Meek Mill Brag About Unsafe Sex on New Piano-Driven Song 'Glow Up'
All Stories Meek Mill prays for eternal guidance against rivals on new song "Glow Up," a parade of boasts and one-liners. "I say Lord be my savior when it come to gettin' this paper," he raps over th... more
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Steven Van Zandt Talks 'Soulfire' LP, Activism, Life With the E Street Band
All Stories In the early days of the Reagan administration, Steve Van Zandt started writing a doo-wop song called "The City Weeps Tonight." The goal was total authenticity, something that "could have... more
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Nicki Minaj Hilariously Reacts To Drake Calling Vanessa Hudgens ‘Incredible’
Deepa Lakshmin deepa 12h ago Drake shattered records Sunday night (May 21) at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards, where he took home a whopping 13 trophies — the most ever won in a single year. From Bes... more
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The JunoFest schedule is out, and it’s massive.
The artists are booked and JunoFest is about to go off. More than 100 acts will be blowing up the Ottawa-Gatineau area over the weekend leading up to the Juno’s, including these incredible acts represented by The Feldman Agency.
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RT @BrunoMars: No words can describe how I feel about what happened in Manchester. I don't wanna believe that the world we live in could… more
 
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Code Orange’s “Bleeding In The Blur” Video Will Distort Your Perception of Hardcore
Code Orange’s “Bleeding In The Blur” Video Will Distort Your Perception of Hardcore The band’s Reba Meyers answered a few questions about mandates, touring with metal gods, and compromise. By Jordan D... more
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Rascal Flatts Announce New Las Vegas Residency
See Sam Hunt Perform 'Body Like a Back Road' at BBMAs Rascal Flatts Announce New Las Vegas Residency Award-winning vocal group, who released their new album 'Back to Us' this month, will perform eight... more
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Brothers Osborne on Trump-Skewering Video, Touring With Chris Stapleton
All Stories Country music videos have been on a creative streak this quarter, with artists filming particularly inspired clips for their singles. See Old Dominion's real-life Nintendo game treatment ... more
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The Feldman Agency -CMW Day 3
Don`t miss some of TFA`s finest tonight at CMW. more
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Zedd discusses `Stay` Collaborator Alessia Cara`s `Incredible Vocal Ability` and ACLU benefit show
With the help of vocal powerhouse (and Feldman Agency client) Alessia Cara, hit-producer Zedd is back climbing the charts with his new single “Stay”. And now he’s taking things beyond the studio and organizing an ACLU benefit event at the Staples Centre that’s a virtual who’s who of EDM. Zedd sits down with Billboard to discuss details of the ACLU benefit event and his creative collaboration process with Alessia. more
@RALPH
Devastated for Manchester 🌹 more
 
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Watch Lady Antebellum Rehearse for Upcoming Tour
Watch Lady Antebellum Rehearse for Upcoming Tour Trio launch You Look Good Tour May 26th, with Kelsea Ballerini and Brett Young in tow Lady Antebellum (Charles Kelley, Hillary Scott, Dave Haywood) lau... more
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Chris Cornell Funeral Plans Announced
Chris Cornell Funeral Plans Announced Singer to be laid to rest with private ceremony at Hollywood Forever Cemetery; public memorials planned Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell will be laid to rest Frid... more
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Petition Seeks To Save MuchFACT, VideoFACT
Petition Seeks To Save MuchFACT, VideoFACT People power to save the grant programs Petition Seeks To Save MuchFACT, VideoFACT May 21, 2017 by FYI Staff Comments The Directors Guild of Canada has laun... more
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Top New Tracks From Yangaroo DMDS: May 21, 2017
Top New Tracks From Yangaroo DMDS: May 21, 2017 Jillea's Miss America is off to a strong start on radio Top New Tracks From Yangaroo DMDS: May 21, 2017 Labels May 22, 2017 by FYI Staff Comments The f... more
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Discover New Twitter Features Just for Event Organizers
“Through Twitter event targeting, brands can effectively reach these consumers who are not only clicking into content but actively listening.” — Twitter more
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Drake's Lucky 13 Billboard Awards
Drake's Lucky 13 Billboard Awards ke's magic moment backstage at the Billboard Awards Drake's Lucky 13 Billboard Awards May 22, 2017 by FYI Staff Comments Las Vegas: Drake’s undisputed hold over pop ... more
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Cultural Appropriation and Who’s Guilty?
Cultural Appropriation and Who’s Guilty? Fun needs sensitivity in modern times Cultural Appropriation and Who’s Guilty? May 22, 2017 by Bill King Comments Times, they are sensitive! Ted Woloshyn and... more
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On The Charts: May 22, 2017
On The Charts: May 22, 2017 Harry Styles in a recent Graham Norton TV show performance On The Charts: May 22, 2017 May 22, 2017 by FYI Staff Comments Harry Styles’ self-titled debut solo album enters... more
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The Feldman Agency - CMW Day 2
Big day for TFA at CMW! Make sure to check out The New Electric, Courage My Love, The Blue Stones, The Veleveteins, Michelle Treacy, Port Cities, Bad Child and Featurette. more
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RT @CanBrassStore: Cool and upbeat music for #Trombone from #Brazil https://t.co/ZwnHwD2TGJ #trombonemusic #trombone #tromboneatrevido #ach… more
 
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See Roger Waters Emasculate Donald Trump With 'Pigs' at Tour Rehearsal
All Stories Roger Waters staged a stunning Trump takedown during his performance of Pink Floyd 's "Pigs (Three Different Ones)" at a rehearsal last night for his upcoming Us + Them tour . During the ... more
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Pick Your Stage: Governors Ball 2017
Pick Your Stage: Governors Ball 2017 Map out your weekend with our trusty guide to this year's must-see performances From Wu-Tang Clan to Tool, here's what to find at Governors Ball 2017 in New York C... more
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King Crimson's Bill Rieflin on Summer Tour, Bowie Cover, Band's Future
All Stories Talk to Bill Rieflin about the current state of King Crimson , the legendary rock band in which he served as one of three drummers on its surprising return to activity in 2014, and one wo... more
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Drug testing to be made available at UK festivals
Drug testing to be made available at UK festivals User can check purity but critics hit back at the scheme Photo: Facebook Drug test tents will be present at up to 10 UK festivals this year, includ... more
@Raffi Cavoukian
glad for this summer-like weather! Luna loves it. 🐾 🐶 #puppylove #sunny #dogdays https://t.co/IEftWNHddM more
 
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Justin Bieber announces supporting cast for Hyde Park show
Justin Bieber announces supporting cast for Hyde Park show You can expect to see Naughty Boy, Jain, Mabel and a whole lot more Photo: Press The planet-shagging pop phenomenon that is Justin Bieber ... more
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Premiere: Artbreak's Tony Visconti-produced debut single 'Will To Survive'
by Ben Willmott Contributor | Photos by Press Premiere: Artbreak's Tony Visconti-produced debut single 'Will To Survive' Visconti himself tells us why he rates the south Londoners Photo: Press Artb... more
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Drake nabs a record 13 Billboard Music Awards
Drake nabs a record 13 Billboard Music Awards He beats Adele's previous record of 12 Photo: Press It might be unlucky for some but Drake walked away with a 13 – count ‘em – gongs at the Billboard M... more
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The Feldman Agency CMW Day 1
Come out an meet Tom Kemp, VP here at TFA and Agent to Artists like Classified, Ria Mae, Coleman Hell to name a few. He will be speaking at 12:40pm in the Osgoode Ballroom West. more
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Saw one of these bad boys tonight on the drive home from #Invermere. #Grizzly https://t.co/yPuYhWHWUR more
 
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RT @EagleRanch: @TheoFleury14 Thanks Theo!! We enjoyed having you at our Golf Course! Hope to see you soon!! https://t.co/din1va4qCS more
 
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Chris Cornell: 8 Great Acoustic Covers
Chris Cornell: 8 Great Acoustic Covers by Rolling Stone | May 19, 2017 3:47:PM Chris Cornell always had a mellow side, but in his later years, the Soundgarden singer developed into a bona fide wander... more
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See Sam Hunt Perform Winsome 'Body Like a Back Road' at BBMAs
All Stories Sam Hunt performed his multi-week Number One hit "Body Like a Back Road" at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday night. The smooth sing-along is the first new radio single fr... more
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See John Legend, Florida Georgia Line Join Forces for Billboard Music Awards 2017
All Stories Country duo Florida Georgia Line and R&B crooner John Legend shared the stage at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards , combining their hits "Surefire" and "H.O.L.Y." in a stripped-down, piano... more
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Simple Plan is bringing their "No Pads, No Helmets...Just Balls" 15th Anniversary Tour to CANADA
Simple Plan is bringing their "No Pads, No Helmets...Just Balls" 15th Anniversary Tour to CANADA with friends Courage My Love and Selfish Things PLUS Not By Choice reunite for ONE show only in Toronto!
Tickets and VIP upgrades go on sale this Thursday at 10am local time at
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@MAGIC!
Unbelievable what happened in Manchester. Sending love and compassion to everyone hurting tonight! more
 
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Watch Lorde's Karaoke-Party Rendition of 'Green Light' at Billboard Music Awards 2017
Lorde brought her insistent, house-inflected single "Green Light" – and a fun-looking karaoke party – to the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on Sunday night. The song will appear on her upcoming M... more
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See Camila Cabello's Triumphant BBMA Performance After Fifth Harmony Split
Camila Cabello brought her new solo single "Crying in the Club" to the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night. The singer just released the track earlier this week as the first taste of an upcoming so... more
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Camila Cabello Asks Her Ex The Tough Questions On Her New Song - MTV
Hilary Hughes hilmonstah 1d ago Recovering from a break-up is always a painful process, but the confusion and disbelief that follows a split can be the worst part of that: What went wrong? Who's to b... more
@Raffi Cavoukian
RT @Revoke: EVERYONE PLEASE RETWEET THIS HELP ME! MY SISTER WENT TO THE CONCERT TONIGHT NOW WE CANT FIND HER PLEASE #Manchester #DWTManches… more
 
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U2, Ryan Adams, Metallica Pay Tribute to Chris Cornell at Concerts
U2 , Ryan Adams and Metallica are among the latest artists to pay tribute to Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell during their respective concerts this weekend. Related Chris Cornell: 15 Essential Songs T... more
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Gunda Gottschalk / Ute Völker performing 'Sky and Grassland' - Carre 150, Victoriaville QC, May 20
7 Gunda Gottschalk is a violinist and Ute Völker is an accordionist, both of whom are based in Wuppertal, Germany. A few years ago they were invited to play at the Roaring Hooves Festival in Mongoli... more
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Terry Riley / Gyan Riley - Colisée Desjardins, Victoriaville QC, May 20
8 Terry Riley is one of the greatest composers of the last 100 years. His style is often called Minimalism, but earlier today (May 20), while watching some Bruce Connors films that used Riley's musi... more
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We’re excited to announce the launch of TFA Backstage: your exclusive access to everything going on in the Live Entertainment and Events industry.

We’ll be publishing original content, posting realtime news and pulling from the social media feeds of our artists and other industry influencers.
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@Raffi Cavoukian
RT @glenhansman: Opinion: Years of cuts to public services in B.C. comes at societal cost. Latest from @1alexhemingway https://t.co/BdrSENo… more
 
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Spotify acquires 4th company in past 3 months – and looks set to buy more
Spotify acquires 4th company in past 3 months – and looks set to buy more 10 shares By Tim Ingham Spotify is splashing the cash in a bid to stay ahead of the competition. Daniel Ek’s company has jus... more
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Ex-YouTube exec Stefan Baumschlager joins Record Bird as it raises six-figure sum
Former Rdio and YouTube exec Stefan Baumschlager has joined Vienna-based startup Record Bird – as the music company closes its second six-figure investment round. Baumschlager joined YouTube in 2015 a... more
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Spotify's Troy Carter calls for the industry to fix 'broken' value chain | Digital | Music Week
by Emmanuel Legrand May 19th 2017 at 1:01AM The entire music value chain is broken, and the music industry needs to rethink how to make it work, according to Troy Carter, Spotify's global head of cre... more
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RT @pqpolitics: Here is why #bcGreens should help #bcndp vs #BigOilFirst bclibs. No Trudeau TarTankers spills on BC's beaches from #kinderm… more
 
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Rain supreme: Day 1 of The Great Escape 2017 | Live | Music Week
by Ben Homewood May 19th 2017 at 7:35AM The Great Escape begins with the familiar pitter patter of rain on the window as Music Week 's train pulls out of London Bridge. Upon arrival in Brighton, ther... more
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The best songs ever: Part 4 | Analysis | Music Week
The best songs ever: Part 4 May 19th 2017 at 12:02AM To celebrate the Ivor Novello Awards , the new issue of Music Week is all about the art and craft of songwriting, and part of our coverage involv... more
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MCPS seals new 'long-term' admin deal with PRS | Publishing | Music Week
by Mark Sutherland May 18th 2017 at 12:00PM MCPS has announced a new ‘long-term’ administration agreement with fellow collection society PRS For Music, bringing to an end the long-running saga over w... more
@Host and performers announced for 2017 JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards Presented by SOCAN
Host and performers announced for 2017 JUNO Gala Dinner and Awards Presented by SOCAN
Host and performers announced for 2017 JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards Presented by SOCAN more
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RT @INTEGRITYBC: ICYMI: New York Times takes ‘secretive’ AdvantageBC to court https://t.co/cEldIq296P (via https://t.co/UnhNwMUC0o) #bcpoli… more
 
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MMF and Music Support publish Music Managers Guide To Mental Health | Live | Music Week
by James Hanley May 19th 2017 at 12:01AM The Music Managers Forum (MMF) and music charity Music Support have published the first ever Music Managers Guide To Mental Health. The free-to-download publ... more
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Sir Lucian Grainge pays tribute to 'powerful, emotive and influential vocalist' Chris Cornell | Talent | Music Week
by Ben Homewood May 19th 2017 at 12:01AM Universal Music Group chairman and CEO Sir Lucian Grainge has paid tribute to Chris Cornell following the Soundgarden and Audioslave singer's shock death at t... more
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Jax Jones and Raye score another week as European Border Breakers No.1 | Talent | Music Week
by James Hanley May 19th 2017 at 12:00PM Jax Jones and Raye's You Don't Know Me has stood firm to claim another week at the top of the European Border Breakers chart. The track, which is in its 17th... more
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Downtown seals publishing deal with One Direction's Niall Horan | Publishing | Music Week
May 19th 2017 at 3:00PM Downtown Music Publishing has announced a global publishing administration deal for Niall Horan’s solo work. The One Direction star recently released his second solo single, ... more
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RT @lorene1voice: RT @richardzussman: In Maple Ridge-Mission, New Democrat @BobDEithMRM's lead has grown to 166 votes over Liberal @MarcDal… more