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    RCS and Marketron Collaborate on New Open Interface

    October 13, 2024 RCS and Marketron are coming together to create a unified set of tools for broadcasters. RCS and Marketron are forging a link between automation playback and advertising revenue and data by building an open interface. Nearly 50% of Marketron’s customers use…

    Amazon Launches On-Demand Streaming Music Service

    October 12, 2024 Amazon today introduced Amazon Music Unlimited, an on-demand music service that redefines music streaming by putting a catalog of tens of millions of songs and thousands of hand-curated playlists and personalized stations not just at the tips of your fingers,…

    Drake Shatters AMA Nominations Record

    October 11, 2024 Drake earned a record-breaking 13 American Music Awards nominations on Monday, shattering Michael Jackson’s mark of 11 nominations in a single year from 1984. Rihanna got seven nominations and Adele and Justin Bieber tied with five each. Beyonce and The…

    iHeartRadio Now Available in Canada

    October 11, 2024 Bell Media announced that North America’s fastest growing digital audio service iHeartRadio is now available in Canada effective Monday, Oct. 10. Featuring streaming channels and sought-after music events, the digital radio service is absolutely free to Canadians via iOS and Android apps,…

    CRTC Approves Licence Amendment for CKJN-FM

    October 11, 2024 The CRTC has approved an application by Durham Radio Inc. to amend the broadcasting licence for its English-language commercial radio programming undertaking CKJN-FM Haldimand County, Ontario, by adding the following condition of licence: As an exception to the percentage of…

    Neil Young Protests Oil Pipeline with New Song

    September 20, 2024 Neil Young is joining the protest against the four-state Dakota Access pipeline with his new song,  “Indian Givers.” The music video for the song shows clips of Young driving his car and footage of the recent anti-pipeline protests, including a…

    East Coast Music Awards Unveils 2024 Venue

    September 20, 2024 The 2024 East Coast Music Awards show will take place on Thursday April 27 in Saint John, N.B. Organizers have announced that comedian James Mullinger will host the annual show at Harbour Station. Tickets and more information on the evening’s…

    Pattison Broadcast Group Announces 2024 Scholarship

    September 6, 2024 The Jim Pattison Broadcast Group has announced its 2024 Prairie Equity Scholarship competition; aimed at Broadcast students in the Prairie Provinces who are part of under-represented groups. The Equity Scholarship was instituted in 2024 to address the shortage of broadcasters…

    SiriusXM Canada Receives Court Approval for Recapitalization Go-Private Transaction

    September 6, 2024 Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc. the parent of Sirius XM Canada Inc., is pleased to announce that the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Commercial List) has issued a final order approving the previously announced statutory plan of arrangement under section…

    Country 105’s Doug Veronelly Announces Retirement

    September 6, 2024 Best known for his long admired, award-winning career in country radio, Doug Veronelly is retiring from his morning role as host on Country 105’s The Odd Squad. Veronelly started his radio career in the 1970’s in pop radio before making…