Billy Talent

  1. Carly Rae Jepsen Wins Big At Canada's Juno Awards

    April 22, 2013 6:23 AM EDT Carly Rae Jepsen added two more Junos on Sunday night, one of seven trophies given out at Canada’s 42nd annual Juno Awards, which was televised live on CTV from Brandt Centre in Regina. The pop singer had already won an award at the previous da ...

  2. Radiohead's Ticker Tape Touring One of Four Companies Under Investigation In Stage Collapse

    June 19, 2012 9:40 AM EDT The Ontario Ministry of Labour , the Canadian government department that develops and enforces workplace health and safety standards, is looking at the roles of at least four companies involved in the staging and staffing of Saturday's stage ...

  3. Sheepdogs, Del Barber, Imaginary Win at Western Canadian Music Awards

    October 24, 2011 12:02 PM EDT Saskatchewan rock band The Sheepdogs, which won the coveted cover of Rolling Stone magazine back in August, celebrated a Western Canadian Music Awards win for Rock Recording of the Year last night (Oct. 24) for their album "Learn & Burn.& ...

  4. Universal Music Canada Names Mark Spicoluk Head of A&R

    March 22, 2011 2:00 PM EDT Universal Music Canada (UMC) has announced a significant expansion to its A&R department and new approach to finding talent only two months after a round of layoffs. UMC president and CEO Randy Lennox promoted Mark Spicoluk to the head of the ...

  5. Michael Buble Dominates Juno Awards

    April 18, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Michael Bublé took home three Juno Awards during a televised show from St. John's, Newfoundland, adding to the single award he received on the untelevised portion of the awards. Bublé took home album of the year for "Crazy Love," as ...

  6. Gene Simmons Makes Good On Label Threat

    March 10, 2010 12:00 AM EST Sixteen months after announcing the reformation of Simmons Records in partnership with Universal Music Canada, Kiss bassist Gene Simmons has finally inked a deal, signing Toronto rock band The Envy. The signing is a joint venture with Montreal-bas ...

  7. Buble Tops Juno Award Nominations

    March 03, 2010 12:00 AM EST Michael Bublé led the Canadian Juno Award today with six nominations, while rockers Billy Talent, rising hip-hop star Drake and country act Johnny Reid all scored multiple nominations. Bublé’s nominations stem from his 2009 release “Crazy Love,” a ...

  8. Pierre Tremblay Departs Nettwerk

    August 14, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Pierre Tremblay has left his role as SVP at Canada's Nettwerk Music Group, claiming the company has "lost focus." Tremblay has taken Toronto band Billy Talent with him for his new venture, Vancouver-based Hive Management. The rock a ...

  9. Horseshoe Tavern Kick-Starts 60th B'day Festivities

    December 17, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Horseshoe Tavern, arguably Canada's most famous concert venue, has kicked off celebrations for the 60th anniversary of the Toronto club's opening. Beginning Dec. 9, the club is hosting a month-long period of celebration, featuring pe ...

  10. Toronto's Horseshoe Tavern Celebrates 60th Anniversary

    December 05, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Horseshoe Tavern, arguably Canada's most famous concert venue, kicked off celebrations for the 60th anniversary of the Toronto club's opening on Tuesday. "This is a very historic venue and we wanted to do something special to ce ...

  11. Billy Talent, Lavigne Win Big At MuchMusic Video Awards

    June 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Toronto rock group Billy Talent was the big winner at the 18th Annual MuchMusic Video Awards in Toronto on Sunday (June 17), taking home three trophies. The WEA band, which had led the nominations with five nods, won honors for top video, the Much ...

  12. Performers Confirmed For MuchMusic Video Awards

    May 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Avril Lavigne, Hilary Duff, Fergie, Finger Eleven, Alexisonfire, Maroon 5, Belly, The Used and Toronto rock band Billy Talent have been confirmed as performers for the 18th Annual MuchMusic Video Awards, to be held June 17 in Toronto. "We ...

  13. MuchMusic Noms Announced

    May 23, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With five nominations each, Warner Music band Billy Talent and Roadrunner’s Nickelback lead the pack of Canadian nominees at the 18th Annual MuchMusic Video Awards. The event, to be held June 17 at MuchMusic's landmark headquarters in downtow ...

  14. MySpace Launches Canadian Site

    May 07, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Social networking site MySpace, a unit of Fox Interactive Media Inc., has launched MySpace Canada, available in both French and English languages. Jane Tattersall, the company’s first Canadian hire, has been appointed director of marketing and wil ...

  15. Furtado, Billy Talent Win Big At Juno Awards

    April 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT With five major wins, Canadian pop star Nelly Furtado swept Canada's Juno Awards over the weekend. A total of 39 Juno trophies were handed out over two nights, Saturday (March 31) and Sunday (April 1) in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Furtado, host ...

  16. Smashing Pumpkins, Killers Anchoring Virgin Festival

    March 16, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Smashing Pumpkins have confirmed their first North American appearance of 2007 at Toronto's Virgin Festival, set for Sept. 8-9 on Toronto Island. The band will headline the second evening while Bjork will headline the first night. Other a ...

  17. Junos Head To Calgary In '08

    February 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) has announced that Calgary, Alberta will host the 2008 Juno Awards on April 6, 2008. "There is an extraordinary energy in Calgary right now and we are thrilled that the 2008 JUNO Awa ...

  18. Nominees Announced For 2007 Juno Awards

    February 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Leading this year's Juno Award nominee list with five nominations each are Geffen Records' Nelly Furtado -- who will host this year's annual Canadian awards show -- EMI Canada rapper K-os and Atlantic/WEA rock band Billy Talent. The ...

  19. Canadian Live 8 To Be At Molson Park, Ontario

    June 21, 2005 12:00 AM EDT The Canadian Live 8 concert will be held at Molson Park in Barrie, Ontario on July 2, Canadian concert promoter Michael Cohl confirmed today (June 21) at a Toronto press conference. The Canadian Live 8 concert will be held at Molson Park in Barrie ...

  20. K-OS Wins Big At MuchMusic Video Awards

    June 20, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Performers included the Killers, Black Eyed Peas. Toronto hip hopper K-OS, whose real name is Kevin Brereton, was the big winner last night (June 19) at the 2005 MuchMusic Video Awards held at the CHUM Ltd. headquarters in downtown Toronto. The th ...

  21. Avril Takes Juno Hat Trick

    April 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT With three awards, Avril Lavigne led the pack at Canada's 34th Annual Juno Awards, held last night (April 3) at Winnipeg's MTS Centre. Lavigne, who is currently on tour in Asia, won artist of the year With three awards, Avril Lavigne led ...

  22. Avril Tops Juno Noms

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST With five mentions, singer/songwriter Avril Lavigne leads the nominations for Canada's 2005 Juno Awards, which will take place April 3 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. With five mentions, singer/songwriter Avril Lavigne leads the nominations for Canada ...

  23. Avril Tops Juno Noms

    February 07, 2005 12:00 AM EST Canadian honors set for April 3. With five mentions, singer/songwriter Avril Lavigne leads the nominations for Canada's 2005 Juno Awards, which will take place April 3 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Lavigne is nominated for artist and songwriter of t ...