Karen Bliss

Karen Bliss is the Canadian correspondent for Billboard, in addition to writing for Rolling Stone, MSN, AOL and many others publications and sites in Canada. She is also founder/editor-in-chief of www.samaritanmag.com, a music-heavy original news magazine, and runs Canadian music column musiclowdown.com.

Arcade Fire, Justin Bieber Win at Canada's Junos, But Not Drake

Arcade Fire, Justin Bieber Win at Canada's Junos, But Not Drake

Canadian indie band Arcade Fire followed their huge victories at the Grammys and Brit awards winning four Juno awards including album and group of the year. Justin Bieber won his first two Junos and Drake, who had a leading six nominations, went home empty-handed.
Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards Winners List

Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards Winners List

Canadian Music Week held its 29th annual Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards in Toronto Thursday.  The dinner and awards ceremony, honoring every sector of the Canadian music business, included performances by Bachman & Turner and Sarah McLachlan, who were also honorees.A complete winners list follows.
David Kines Appointed New MuchFACT Chairman

David Kines Appointed New MuchFACT Chairman

David Kines has been appointed chairman of CTV’s MuchFACT, the Canadian music-video funding organization created in 1984 in tandem with the nation’s first music video station, MuchMusic. He replaces long-running chairman Bernie Finkelstein, who retired in January.

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