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Music Canada and CONNECT Music Licensing release new research report, Supporting Artist Entrepreneurs in the Evolving Music Economy

To help enable sustainable careers for artist entrepreneurs, Music Canada and CONNECT Music Licensing have released a new research report, titled Supporting Artist Entrepreneurs in the Evolving Music Economy. The report summarizes the findings of a national research study of more than 300 artist entrepreneurs, conducted by Music Canada and CONNECT. The study shows that […]

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Are you infatuated with music and cultural arts?  Can you skillfully walk the tightrope between arts and commerce?  Music Canada is searching for a dynamic leader to shape the future of music in this country! Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer will effectively lead the overall organization to achieve its mission […]

The #JUNOS are arriving in Toronto in 2021.

Tune in on Tuesday, December 1st at 11AM ET/ 7AM PT for the #JUNOS50 press conference for new information regarding Canada’s Biggest Night in Music.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, requests for @UnisonFund’s services have increased by 5,500% with over $1.2M in funds already allocated and paid to support over 2,200 entertainment professionals in Canada and the need for support continues to grow at a steadfast rate.

Canada’s artist community is coming together in support of @UnisonFund - an assistance program that provides discreet relief to music industry professionals in times of crisis – with Canada In Unison Holiday Special: In Concert, taking place virtually on Thursday, December 17th.

#ARTIST GRANT: If you've sold at least 1500 units over the past 5 years, you're eligible to apply for the Radio Starmaker Fund, which gives up to $25K for recording, publicity, digital marketing, videos, etc. 

Deadline: November 19th, 2020. Details:

Canada’s beloved artists have come together to deliver a truly magical Holiday Special, in support of Unison. Join us on Thursday, December 17th at 8PM ET on @SessionsLive for an eve of music and conversation in support of the CAD entertainment industry.

The #EconomicImpactOfMusic is powerful – supporting two million jobs and contributing €81.9 billion annually to the economy across the EU & the UK 🇪🇺🇬🇧

The Economic Impact of Music in Europe, an in-depth study by @OxfordEconomics, is available now

The art, sports & cultural sectors have faced unique challenges due to the pandemic. In response, we organized several sessions to hear directly from individuals & organizations in these sectors. We have been and will continue to be with you:

Don’t miss out on JUNOS 101; an educational webinar on the submission process.

TODAY at 4 p.m. ET/ 1 p.m. PT.


This is good news for music venues that have been impacted by COVID-19 and are currently experiencing challenges securing insurance, and for the artists who are eager to return to these spaces when possible.

In Episode 4 of the Industry Insider Video Series, artists @Shadkmusic & @DomaniqueGrant discuss how artist entrepreneurs can balance making a living with their music while sustaining their authenticity.

The Industry Insider Video Series presented by Music Canada & @CONNECTml is an exciting new web series created in collaboration with Toronto-based artist @DomaniqueGrant.

Watch: Industry Insider Video Series Ep. 4

@shadkmusic & @DomaniqueGrant discuss the balance of sustaining a living in music while staying true to their artistic visions.

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