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Leela Gilday nominated for two Juno awards – Cabin Radio

Yellowknife’s Leela Gilday has been nominated for two 2021 Juno Awards for her album North Star Calling. The album, which was released in September 2019, is meant to be “a love song for Denendeh,” Gilday told Cabin Radio at the time. Gilday is in the running for both the Indigenous artist or group of the […]

by ahnationtalk on March 10, 202140 Views

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Nominations Announced for The 2021 JUNO Awards

The Weeknd leads with six nominations, Jessie Reyez, JP Saxe and Justin Bieber with five Voting is now open for JUNO Fan Choice Presented by Freedom Mobile. Fans are encouraged to vote on TikTok and at junofanchoice.ca TORONTO — The nominees for The 50th Annual JUNO Awards were announced today by The Canadian Academy of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 2021101 Views

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Canada’s Best Independent Music Video to be Announced on March 13th During the 3rd Annual CIMVAs Virtual Awards Show

TORONTO, March 9, 2021  – The Awards Show for The 3rd Annual Canadian Independent Music Video Awards will be taking place on March 13th at 6:30 PM ET. Due to pandemic restrictions, the event will be held virtually, but that won’t stop the CIMVA team from holding a proper celebration of the incredible videos that […]

by ahnationtalk on March 9, 202192 Views

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BC Government: Ensuring people in the music industry can keep rocking

March 5, 2021 VICTORIA – More than 100 B.C. musicians are getting support to advance their careers, thanks to the Province’s music fund, Amplify BC. “Music has provided us comfort during this pandemic and the people behind the industry need our support now to come back strong in the future,” said Melanie Mark, Minister of […]

by ahnationtalk on March 5, 202186 Views

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Applications open for $300,000 Vancouver Music Fund

Applications now open for $300,000 Vancouver Music Fund “City and Creative BC partner to provide dedicated funding for Indigenous and other underrepresented artists The City of Vancouver is thrilled to amplify the voices of Indigenous and underrepresented musicians and to invest in opportunities that create equity for artists who continue to experience barriers to funding.” […]

by ahnationtalk on March 4, 202189 Views

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Five Canadian artists (and one band) you need to discover – Wallaceburg Courier Press

Feb 11, 2021 In my previous two columns I wrote about Richard Flohil, music magazine editor, promoter and sometimes manager, and a few of the music legends he has met over his six-decade career in the industry. In my final column derived from my conversation with this fascinating man I will share musicians that Richard […]

by ahnationtalk on February 11, 202184 Views

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Call for Submissions: “Iskwewak Nikamowak” Online Talent Showcase for International Women’s Day

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 12PM CST Thursday February 18, 2021 Talent shows are a staple in the culture for Indigenous Peoples in Manitoba. Many aspiring singers travel the talent show circuit to compete for cash prizes and to be recognized by music industry professionals. These events are also an opportunity for undiscovered singers to perform for an […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 2021108 Views

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Performance Opportunity: Manitoba Music Video Series Presenting Manitoba Musicians in Their Stomping Grounds

DEADLINE: 4PM CST Thursday February 18, 2021 Manitoba Music is now taking submissions for a new video project presented with the support of Safe At Home MB. The six-part series will explore the undeniable connection local musicians have to their stomping grounds, their homes, studios, neighbourhoods, and favourite music venues. This genre-spanning series will provide […]

by ahnationtalk on February 8, 202163 Views

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New Grant Offers Indigenous Artists A Leg Up – country94.ca

Jan 19, 2021 A new grant through Music NB will offer emerging Indigenous artists an opportunity for funding of a future project. The $3,000 grant is sponsored by Tristan Grant, a Mi’kmaq artist who performs under the name Wolf Castle. Grant says he knows first hand the obstacles Indigenous artists face when they start out […]

by ahnationtalk on January 19, 202167 Views

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First Nation artist’s latest song inspires defiance among Indigenous women and girls – Squamish Chief

The song is being regarded as a cultural anthem with Indigenous women across Canada relating to its message January 14, 2021 “They tried to kill me but they couldn’t kill me.” This is the message Squamish and Nisga’a Nation artist Amanda Shamentsut Nahanee most wanted to get across her latest hip hop number, “Can’t Kill […]

by ahnationtalk on January 15, 202194 Views

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