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Paul Anka Headed For Canadian Music Industry Hall Of Fame

The Ottawa born singer, songwriter, and actor – who transcended the '50s, '60s, and '70s with hit songs such as "Diana", "Lonely Boy", "Put Your Head on My Shoulder", and "(You're) Having My Baby" – is announced as this year's CMW Lifetime Award recipient.

Paul Anka Headed For Canadian Music Industry Hall Of Fame

By David Farrell

Paul Anka, the Ottawa born singer, songwriter, and actor – who transcended the '50s, '60s, and '70s with hit songs such as "Diana", "Lonely Boy", "Put Your Head on My Shoulder", and "(You're) Having My Baby" – is the latest and final inductee into the Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards, as recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award.


Anka wrote such well-known music as the theme for The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson and Tom Jones's hit, "She's a Lady", as well as the English lyrics on Claude François and Jacques Revaux's music for Frank Sinatra's signature song, "My Way". He was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame in 2005.

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In 1983, he co-wrote the song "I Never Heard" with Michael Jackson. It was retitled and released in 2009 under the name "This Is It". An additional song that Jackson co-wrote with Anka from this 1983 session, "Love Never Felt So Good", was released on Jackson's posthumous album Xscape in 2014.

The event is staged at Rebel Entertainment Complex in Toronto on May 10.

Press release here

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Though the star has received criticism online for the accompanying music video, causing her to respond on Instagram, the Dr. Luke-produced "Woman's World," is leading the way this week in downloads, while Canadian indie singer Art d'Ecco is also building momentum.

The following are tracks delivered to radio by digital distributor Yangaroo in Canada and broken down into three categories. Top Downloads and Top Canadian Downloads represent the most copied tracks in the week ending July 12. Most Active Indies blends downloads and streams, with the affiliated label and radio promotions company in parentheses.

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