Radio & Television

What is an emerging artist?

GATINEAU – Is an emerging artist a new singer that has been around for less than half a year and shot to stardom? Or is it a four-year-old band that has struggled out of the clubs gaining sporadic airplay? The CRTC wants to know. Wednesday, the Commission asked the radio and music industry to submit comments on just what the definition of an emerging artist should be – in the context of commercial radio. It even published a report showing just how much (or little) radio stations play of new artists. “For more than a decade, when the Commission has...

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.