Canada’s Largest New Music Festival and Conference, is pleased to announce the 34th installment in 2016 will take place May 4th -14th, once again bringing conferences, awards, film, comedy and music to the city of Toronto. As one of the largest and longest running events, CMW attracts speakers and performers from across the globe. Canadian Music Week takes…

 

 Billy Joe Royal, a pop and country star best known for the 1965 hit “Down in the Boondocks,” died Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at the age of 73 He passed away in his sleep unexpectedly at his home in North Carolina and multiple reports confirm. One of the best teenage melodramas was Billy Joe Royal’s highly…

 

For three consecutive weeks Kane Brown seen his new Closer EP rise up the charts from 1k to 4k to 8,100k. He’s risen so far that he’s arrived at #40 on the all-genre chart Billboard 200. It’s not often a young independent artist can upset the apple cart in Nashville without much in the way Kane…

 
 

Brett Eldredge “Lose My Mind,” the first single from the album hit No. 1 on the Country Singles Chart. In the clip, Eldredge poses as an in-patient at a mental asylum, donning a straight jacket and all. His nurse is gorgeous and very blonde. The only problem? He’s the only one who can see her, oh…

 

Taylor Swift has literally taken over the world but we all forget where she started: Country. Swift’s popularity can be attributed to her songwriting abilities but overall her personality is something that we all just relate to. Artists are singing songs that other people wrote, so Swift’s originality and involvement in her music makes her…

 
 

Technology gives indie artists the tools to have greater control over their content. to keep more revenue and have greater control over their art. In the music industry it’s pretty easy to get taken advantage of. That’s saying it lightly. Let’s say, indie artists pretty much get screwed over. Many new indie artists trying to make it big…

 

Eric Church branded himself a country-music outlaw but looks like this outlaw is at the top of his game. Breaking the rules means that you get noticed. It certainly got Eric Church noticed. He’s been beaten down only to rise again. You’d think that with a name like Church, the guy wouldn’t stray far from…