Monday, June 13 marked the 2nd edition of our Annual Celebration & Awards Gala, designed to honour excellence in Canadian independent music. The intimate celebration at Berkeley Church in Toronto included rousing performances and moving tributes to some of the most important figures in Canada's independent music scene.
After evaluating over 180 applications, Bell Media has announced 29 MuchFACT grant recipients for June, 2016. $573,870 was promised for the development of Canadian music videos and related media projects.
American record companies find themselves increasingly pitted against YouTube – dissatisfied with the company's ability to monitor infringing content and repay copyright owners. YouTube, meanwhile, claims to have paid the industry $3B, and is continuing to upgrade its specialized music-streaming app.
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