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Music Canada launches ‘Gold In Canada’ playlists

Music Canada is excited to reveal our new ‘Gold In Canada’ playlist, available now through Spotify and Google Play Music. The playlist features fifty of the latest tracks of all genres and eras certified as a Gold Single in Canada, and will be updated every Thursday to keep the rotation fresh with the latest certifications.

Music Canada’s current Gold/Platinum Single Award, which includes on-demand streams towards certifications for the first time in the program’s history, was introduced September 12, 2016. Since the update, Music Canada has seen over a 60% increase in Gold track certifications from the previous year, with many domestic and international artists receiving the first Canadian Gold certifications of their careers.

Spotify users can follow the playlist by visit the embedded player below, and Google Play Music users can click here to subscribe to the playlist. Music fans are encouraged to follow and share the playlist when they see their favourite artists added to the rotation using the hashtag #GoldInCanada.

Licensed music services interested in featuring the Gold In Canada playlist on their platform can contact


July Talk receive Gold award plaques during JUNO Weekend in Ottawa

July Talk with Sleepless Records staff in Ottawa (Credit: Sleepless Records)

Toronto rock band July Talk were the talk of the 2017 JUNO Awards following their sensational performance of “Picturing Love” from Ottawa’s Canadian Tire Centre. The performance capped off an exciting weekend for the group, who took home Alternative Album of the Year for their sophomore album Touch at Saturday’s Gala.

On Friday, March 31, July Talk were also surprised with a Gold award plaque by Sleepless Records for their hit “Guns + Ammunition” at Ottawa’s Albion Room. The track was the third single from July Talk’s debut self-titled album, which was certified Gold in Canada on September 1, 2015.

The video for “Guns + Ammunition” can be viewed below.


Brett Kissel presented with first Music Canada Single Award plaque in London


Kissel posing with Warner Music Canada staff and Gold plaque for “Airwaves” (Photo credit: Grant W. Martin Photography)

During Country Music Week in London, ON last weekend, Canadian country star Brett Kissel was presented with a Gold Single Award plaque for his hit “Airwaves.” Kissel is the first recipient of Music Canada’s new Single Award, which includes streams towards track certifications for the first time in the program’s history.

The 2016 CCMA Male Artist of the Year was surprised with the plaque on stage during his performance at CCMA Huron County FanFest by Warner Music Canada President Steve Kane. Upon being present with the award, Kissel immediately thanked his fans in the crowd for helping to make the award possible.

“Airwaves” is Kissel’s third Canadian Gold certification, with “Started With A Song” certified earlier this this year, and “3-2-1” certified in 2015. Beginning in January, Kissel will kick off his “Ice, Snow & 30 Below” tour across Ontario and Eastern Canada. Tour dates can be viewed below:

January 12, 2017               Sault St. Marie, ON          Kiwanis Community Theater Centre

January 13, 2017               Sudbury, ON                      Fraser Auditorium

January 14, 2017               Hamilton, ON                     Dofasco Centre for the Arts

January 16, 2017               Brampton, ON                   Rose Theatre

January 17, 2017               Windsor, ON                      Chrysler Theatre

January 18, 2017               Guelph, ON                        River Run Centre

January 20, 2017               Barrie, ON                           Georgian Theatre

January 21, 2017               Belleville, ON                     Empire Theatre

January 22, 2017               Toronto, ON                       Danforth Music Hall

January 23, 2017               Ottawa, ON                        Algonquin Commons Theatre

January 26, 2017               Liverpool, NS                     Astore Theatre

January 27, 2017               Windsor, NS                       Mermail Imperial Performing Arts Centre

January 28, 2017               New Glasgow, NS            Glasgow Square Theatre

January 29, 2017               Port Hawkesbury, NS     Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre

February 1, 2017               Moncton, NB                     Capitol Theatre

February 2, 2017               Fredericton, NB                Fredericton Playhouse

February 3, 2017               Summerside, PE               Harbourfront Theatre

February 4, 2017               Georgetown, PE               Kings Playhouse



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