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News Story

PUP Photo: Vanessa Heins
July 12, 2017
by FYI Staff

The Toronto punk band wins the lucrative and prestigious Prize for their song "DVP." The French version was won by  Klô Pelgag's "Les ferrofluides-fleurs." 

James Barker Band with their Lawn Chair Lazy album
July 12, 2017
by FYI Staff

It's gonna be a tight race to see who wins the most trophies at this year's event, but upstart indie outfit the James Barker Band is surely a top contender.

July 12, 2017
by FYI Staff

Who could have believed the lowly cassette tape would become a 'hip' item again? It has, and it's driving up the price of used tape decks.

July 11, 2017
by Nick Krewen

Montreal's Stingray, founded by Eric Boyko, has enjoyed a record year and shows no signs of slowing down on the world domination front.

July 11, 2017
by External Source

Here is this week's Nielsen Marketwatch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last year. This chart is published every Tuesday.

Number one hits
July 10, 2017
by External Source

Variety takes a look behind the scenes of how music charts are compiled and published.

In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, Jeff Wright, costumed as a seahorse, rocks with a fake guitar, Saturday, July 8, 2017, during the Underwater Music Festival in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary off Big Pine Key, Fla. (Bob
July 10, 2017
by External Source

Florida PBS station WWUS broadast for four hours Saturday underwater to promote the plight of the coral reefs in the Keys.

Prior to their performance of ‘One’ at the Canada Day Parliament Hill concert, Bono and The Edge had a private audience with Prime Minister Trudeau, his wife Sophie and their children, along with UMC’s Jeffrey Remedios and Kristen Burke.
July 10, 2017
by FYI Staff

It was much more than another Canada Day celebration, and this is especially true for Team Universal who went over the top last week in meaningful ways.

July 7, 2017
by FYI Staff

Figures for the first half of the year show Canadian music consumption is up by over 14 per cent. Streaming has soared while album and digital track sales have declined significantly.

July 4, 2017
by External Source

Here is this week's Nielsen Marketwatch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last year.

Prism Prize
July 3, 2017
by FYI Staff

To celebrate Canada 150, Prism Prize and Slaight Music have partnered to curate a definitive collection of notable Canadian music videos.

Sync Summit Awards logo
July 3, 2017
by External Source

The awards recognize the contribution that sync makes to the creative industries in Canada.