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By: Brad DrydenMon, 07/15/2019
Halifax Jazz Festival 2019 | Interview | Stingray Rising Stars

Hi there! It’s Brad Dryden, from the Morning Breeze with Brad and Natalie. It was my pleasure to present the Stingray Rising Stars award at TD Halifax Jazz Festival, a longstanding Stingray Music partner.

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By: Eva and SophieFri, 07/12/2019
Artists to Watch | July 2019

From viral sensations to promising up-and-comers, 2019 is producing an incredible crop of new artists that remind us why we listen to music at all. Here are some of our favorites so far. 

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By: VSOIFri, 07/05/2019
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Institute 2019 | Stingray Rising Stars winners

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra welcomed 81 outstanding participants to the 2019 Vancouver Symphony Orchestral Institute at the University of British Columbia (UBC). The immersive, ten-day training program is a unique opportunity for emerging talents of the classical music world to live and perform at the University of British Columbia in beautiful BC. As part of the final concert on July 3rd at the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, six outstanding young musicians were presented with Stingray Rising Stars prizes.

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By: ZacFri, 07/05/2019
Ottawa Jazz Festival 2019 | Stingray Rising Stars winners

Once again on a scorching Canada Day, Stingray Music visited the nation’s capital for the fourth year in a row to attend the 2019 TD Ottawa Jazz Festival. We were welcomed with incredible music and had the chance to provide four bursaries to deserving new talent.

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By: SashaWed, 07/03/2019
Festival Nuits d'Afrique | 5 concerts à ne pas manquer !

La 33ième édition du Festival Nuits d’Afrique aura lieu du 9 au 21 juillet à Montréal dans le quartier des spectacles. En plus d’avoir créé une chaine entièrement dédiée à tous les artistes qui y ont joué et qui contient les productions du festival, nous vous proposons cinq concerts à ne pas manquer cette année.

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By: ArianeMon, 07/01/2019
Toronto Jazz Festival 2019 | Stingray Rising Stars winners

The TD Toronto Jazz Festival wrapped up its 33rd edition on Sunday, June 30th, after presenting more than 175 free performances throughout the ten-day run. As part of the festivities, the Stingray Rising Stars prizes were awarded to emerging talent in the Festival lineup.

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By: AmyFri, 06/28/2019
Yuna | Interview | Stingray Rising Stars

Stingray is proud to promote emerging artists through our monthly Rising Stars program. We are thrilled to introduce you to Yuna, our latest Rising Star for July! 

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By: ArianeThu, 06/27/2019
Jacob Do | Prix Étoiles Stingray | Festival international de Jazz de Montréal 2019

C’est dans la salle feutrée et chaleureuse de l’Astral qu’avait lieu le concours pour remettre le premier Prix Oliver-Jones de l’histoire du festival, auquel Stingray associait fièrement son programme Prix Étoiles Stingray.

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By: SydneyMon, 04/17/2017
Metalwood Takes the JUNO for Jazz Album of the Year

Stingray was a proud sponsor of the Jazz Album of the Year category at this year's JUNO Awards. We were thrilled see the award go to such a deserving and talented group. Metalwood is an outstanding jazz band with many accolades already under their belt. Their recent album was really the cherry on top of a beautiful career. We can't wait to see what they do next!

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By: SydneyMon, 04/17/2017
Stingray Hits The Slopes with Alpine Canada

The Stingray team have always been proud supporters of Alpine Canada and now we are are making the relationship official! Stingray will join the Alpine Canada alpine family for the next Olympic Games and World Championships, through 2020. The partnership is anchored around direct support for athletes, including an official athlete ambassador role to be named at a later date. In addition, fans will be connected with Stingray’s digital music channels at all Alpine Canada hosted events across Canada. 

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By: SydneyMon, 04/17/2017
Stingray Kicks Off as Official Music Partner of the Montreal Impact

Music and sports have always gone hand in hand. There is something so special about the inspiration that a great soundtrack can bring to a game. This is why Stingray is proud to announce that it has joined a winning team as the Montreal Impact’s first official music partner. For the entire 2017 season, Montreal Impact fans will benefit from free Stingray services tailor-made to heighten the game experience.

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By: SydneyFri, 04/14/2017
Gorillaz | Celebrity Channel

Our April Celebrity channel is an epic eclectic mix from Gorillaz. Formed in 2000, they are the most successful virtual band ever, combining ...

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By: SydneyThu, 04/06/2017
The JUNO Awards 2017 | Behind the Scenes

Stingray PausePlay hit the red carpet at this year's JUNO Awards and chatted with some of Canada's hottest musical talent! Check out some behind the scenes action in the photos below and head to our YouTube channel for all of our hilarious red carpet interviews!

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By: SydneyWed, 03/22/2017
Walk Off The Earth | Interview

Walk Off the Earth sat down with Stingray PausePlay!

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By: SydneyWed, 03/22/2017
Alessia Cara | Interview

Alessia Cara invited us to hang out before her show at Montreal's Corona Theater!

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By: SydneyThu, 02/09/2017
2016 Winners | Stingray Rising Stars

Stingray Music is committed to putting Canadian musicians on the map! Stingray Music knows music, and as such, we know that some of the greatest talent out there is found in our own backyard. That is why we created the Stingray Rising Stars Program. Launched in 1998 as Galaxie Rising Star, this original program sets out to discover, encourage, promote and champion new up-and-coming Canadian artists. To that end, Stingray Music has partnered with numerous industry organisations and regional festivals to offer cash awards and provide showcase opportunities to great new Canadian talent of all genres.

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By: SydneyThu, 02/09/2017
2015 Winners | Stingray Rising Stars

Stingray Music is committed to putting Canadian musicians on the map! Stingray Music knows music, and as such, we know that some of the greatest talent out there is found in our own backyard. That is why we created the Stingray Rising Stars Program. Launched in 1998 as Galaxie Rising Star, this original program sets out to discover, encourage, promote and champion new up-and-coming Canadian artists. To that end, Stingray Music has partnered with numerous industry organisations and regional festivals to offer cash awards and provide showcase opportunities to great new Canadian talent of all genres.

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By: JustineThu, 01/12/2017
Gratis Online Music Player

Music lovers rejoice! Stingray today launched the Stingray Music online music player; available free to everyone with a subscription to a provider that carries Stingray Music.

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