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  1. The DIY Approach: 'Letterman' Executive Producer Rob Burnett

    November 19, 2012 12:34 PM EST Of Gentleman and Cowards, a rock quartet from Hamilton, Ontario, landed a track on the soundtrack to "We Made This Movie," and four days after the premiere appeared on "Late Show With David Letterman." The band owes a conside ...

  2. Justin Bieber, Bruce Springsteen Top This Week's Hot Tours

    October 30, 2012 9:30 AM EDT Justin Bieber lands at No. 1 in this week's ranking of top-grossing tours with ticket sales reported from seven sold out performances on the Believe Tour's trek through the U.S. and Canada. The tour began in Phoenix at the end of Septemb ...

  3. Justin Bieber's 'Believe' Tour Shoots To No. 1 on Hot Tours Chart

    October 15, 2012 8:19 AM EDT Hanging Out: Justin Bieber performing at the MGM Grand Garden Arena aon Sept. 30, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada (Photo: Bryan Steffy/Getty Images) With the launch of the Believe Tour, Justin Bieber earns the No. 1 ranking on this week's slate of ...

  4. Billy Bryans, Juno Award-Winning Drummer from The Parachute Club, Dies

    April 23, 2012 3:16 PM EDT Multiple Juno Award winner and world music promoter Billy Bryans died today after battling lung cancer. He was 63. While he is best known as the co-founder and percussionist of 80s eclectic pop group the Parachute Club and co-writer of the endurin ...

  5. Johnny Reid Leads 2011 Canadian Country Music Award Nominations

    July 28, 2011 6:30 AM EDT Johnny Reid, who last year sold more albums in Canada than Michael Buble, leads all 2011 Canadian Country Music Award (CCMA) nominees with a six nods, it was announced today, July 27. The awards show, celebrating the best in Canadian country music ...

  6. Michael Jackson Cirque Du Soleil Tour Will Be 'A Celebration,' Says Director

    November 03, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Michael Jackson is going on the road in 2011 -- even if the late Jackson isn't there to be part of it. Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour, a Cirque du Soleil production based on Jackson's music and career, begins its North American ...

  7. Daniel Lanois Badly Injured In L.A. Motorcycle Crash

    June 08, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Grammy-winning Canadian producer and artist Daniel Lanois is in hospital after suffering multiple injuries in a motorcycle accident over the weekend in the Silverlake area of Los Angeles. Lanois, 58, is in intensive care but expects to be released ...

  8. Carrie Underwood Tour To Kick Off In March

    December 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST Carrie Underwood will hit the road next March for a 45-date headlining tour that kicks off Mar. 11 in Reading, Pa. and wraps May 30 in Spokane, Wash. Grand Ole Opry member Craig Morgan and sibling trio Sons of Sylvia will open for Underwood's ...

  9. Green Day Announces Summer Tour

    April 20, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Green Day has announced a slate of 38 summer dates that begins July 3 in Seattle and marks the chart-topping rock band's first full North American tour in more than three years. The summer trek, which will support the trio's May 15 album ...

  10. Leonard Cohen Dazzles At New York Tour Warm-Up

    February 20, 2009 12:00 AM EST Tuning up for a spring North American tour, Leonard Cohen played his first show on American soil in 15 years last night (Feb. 19) at New York's Beacon Theatre. The three-hour performance featured all of Cohen's classics, including " ...

  11. Nickelback Plots 2009 Tour

    November 25, 2008 12:00 AM EST Nickelback will begin a North American tour Feb. 25 in Nashville in support of its just-released Roadrunner album "Dark Horse." Tickets go on sale Dec. 5 via LiveNation.com, but Nickelback fan club members get first crack on Friday (Nov. ...

  12. Motley Crue Gears Up For North American Tour

    November 14, 2008 12:00 AM EST Mötley Crüe will follow up this past summer's Crüe Fest amphitheater tour with a North American arena trek, beginning Feb. 2, 2009, at Cox Arena in San Diego and wrapping March 18 at the Cumberland County Civic Center in Portland, Maine. Alon ...

  13. Sonic Unyon Links With MapleCorp

    November 19, 2007 12:00 AM EST Hamilton-based Sonic Unyon Distribution has signed a deal with MapleCore Ltd. of Toronto to utilize the company's backroom services and infrastructure. Sonic Unyon will continue shipping directly to its independent retail account base via the ...

  14. $19 Million Awarded To Music Programs From 'Payola' Fund

    December 19, 2006 12:00 AM EST Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors today (Dec. 19) revealed 218 recipients of the second cycle of grants from the New York State Music Fund , the fund created from the settlements with major record companies investigated for violating "payola& ...

  15. Meat Loaf Taking 'Bat' Trilogy On Tour

    December 11, 2006 12:00 AM EST As expected, Meat Loaf will hit the road next spring to present highlights from his "Bat Out of Hell" trilogy. The trek begins Feb. 23 in Pala, Calif., and will wrap April 12 at New York's Theater at Madison Square Garden. The tour ...

  16. Canada's Sonic Unyon, EMI Form JV

    October 24, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Labwork Music to launch Oct. 31. Canadian-based independent label Sonic Unyon Records will launch a new affiliated label Labwork Music Oct. 31 in a joint effort with EMI Music Canada. Labwork Music, based in Hamilton, Ontario, will be distributed ...

  17. Canada's Sonic Unyon, Caroline Form Pact

    October 17, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Distribution deal effective Jan. 1. Canadian alternative label Sonic Unyon Records has pacted an exclusive U.S. distribution deal with New York-based Caroline Distribution effective Jan. 1. Sonic Unyon is currently distributed in the U.S. by NAIL/ ...

  18. Ontario Man Charged In Bootleg Case

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The Royal Canadian Mounted Police have charged a Hamilton, Ontario, resident with five counts of copyright infringement stemming from a June seizure of several hundred counterfeit copies of live conce TORONTO -- The Royal Canadian Mounted Police ( ...

  19. Phil Spector Sues Robert Shapiro Over $1.5M Retainer

    July 12, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Producer Phil Spector has filed suit against his former attorney and longtime friend Robert Shapiro, in an attempt to reclaim a $1.5 million retainer Shapiro took when he represented Spector in his on Phil Spector Sues Robert Shapiro Over $1.5M Re ...

  20. Ontario Man Charged In Bootleg Case

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Police seized thousands of pirated recordings. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have charged a Hamilton, Ontario, resident with five counts of copyright infringement stemming from a June seizure of several hundred counterfeit copies of liv ...

  21. Ontario Man Charged In Bootleg Case

    July 08, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Police seized thousands of pirated recordings. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have charged a Hamilton, Ontario, resident with five counts of copyright infringement stemming from a June seizure of several hundred counterfeit copies of liv ...

  22. Nickelback, Lavigne, McLachlan To Play Junos

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Barenaked Ladies, Michael Bublé, Nelly Furtado, Avril Lavigne, Sarah McLachlan and Nickelback will perform at the 2004 Juno Awards. Barenaked Ladies, Michael Bublé, Nelly Furtado, Avril Lavigne, Sarah McLachlan and Nickelback will perform ...

  23. Nickelback, Lavigne, McLachlan To Play Junos

    January 26, 2004 12:00 AM EST Barenaked Ladies, Michael Bublé, Nelly Furtado, Avril Lavigne, Sarah McLachlan and Nickelback will perform at the 2004 Juno Awards. Barenaked Ladies, Michael Bublé, Nelly Furtado, Avril Lavigne, Sarah McLachlan and Nickelback will perform ...