Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Corus Radio Suspends Airplay of Hedley in Wake of Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Corus Radio Suspends Airplay of Hedley in Wake of Sexual Misconduct Allegations

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Corus Radio suspends airplay of Hedley songs

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TORONTO - Corus Radio has suspended all airplay of Hedley songs across its 30 music stations as the Canadian rockers face allegations of sexual misconduct.

A spokeswoman said the move is temporary and the company will "continue to closely monitor the situation."

Several other organizations are also distancing themselves from Hedley in the wake of a flurry of claims from anonymous Twitter users who alleged inappropriate encounters with the band.

The pop-rockers -- fronted by Jacob Hoggard and including Dave Rosin, Tommy Mac and Jay Benison -- issued a statement calling the allegations "unsubstantiated."

The Junos dropped the Vancouver group from the upcoming televised awards bash in what was called a joint decision with the band. …

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