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Ruth B. Performance Brought in $160K For MusiCares

Canadian pop singer Ruth B.'s recent livestream concert performance has helped generate $201,634 to support musicians and music industry personnel impacted by the global pandemic.

Ruth B. Performance Brought in $160K For MusiCares

By Aaron Brophy

Canadian pop singer Ruth B.'s recent livestream concert performance has helped generate $201,634 to support musicians and music industry personnel impacted by the global pandemic.


The Edmonton-born singer's livestream performance on Dec. 3 was a fundraiser for the MusiCares Foundation's Covid-19 Relief Fund and featured her perform the global hit Lost Boy in addition to more recent singles Dirty Nikes and Slow Fade in a 21-minute set. The singer also performed a grooving cover of the song Fever, which was made famous by Peggy Lee and since been tackled by the likes of Elvis Presley, Madonna, Beyonce and Michael Buble.

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MusiCares is the music industry charity started by the Recording Academy, the same people behind the Grammy Awards. The charity acts as a safety net for musicians and music-related workers in times of need, offering preventative, recovery and emergency programs to address financial, medical and personal health issues. - Aaron Brophy's full coverage can be viewed on the Samaritanmag website.

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Luminate Data Market Watch Facts & Figures: Feb. 15, 2024
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Luminate Data Market Watch Facts & Figures: Feb. 15, 2024

Here is this week's Luminate Data Market Watch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and year-to-date comparisons to last year.

Here is this week's Luminate Data Market Watch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last year. This chart is published every Tuesday. The abbreviation "TEA" is a term used to describe the sale of music downloads or singles. A track equivalent album is equal to 10 tracks, or 10 songs.

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