The purchasing power of Quebec lifts La Voix III (Universal) to the top of the Nielsen SoundScan Albums chart in its first week of release. Featuring performers from the most recent season of the Quebec TV music competition, the collection debuts with 15,300 sales.
Pandora has acquired music industry analytics firm Next Big Sound. NBS gathers data from social media, sales, and streaming to help artists understand how social media, marketing, and promotional events affect revenue.
Ed Sheeran's sophomore x album — released in June 2014 — has been certified triple platinum (240,000 sales) by industry trade org Music Canada.
Justin Bieber won the Top Social Artist trophy at Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards
After dumping in-store CD sales earlier this year, Starbucks will be heavily promoting Spotify in its barista bars starting this fall.
BEATS MUSIC, the much talked about Apple music streaming service, is expected to be officially announced at the tech firm's World Wide Developers Conference in San Francisco on June 8th.
The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences (CARAS) is working on a double strategy: to become more responsive to its constituency; and to reach out to the music community at large.
SLAIGHT MUSIC’s annual CMW luncheon was an event to be invited to on Saturday at the event hotel, mixing great music with networking opportunities and a couple of newsworthy announcements.
MAGIC! rudely stole the thunder at CMW’s 18th annual Canadian Radio Music Awards, winning in all 5 nominated categories and wowing the gala luncheon crowd with a performance of their other 2014 global crossover hit, “No Way No.”
Following John Tory’s opening remarks at CMW’s Global Forum: International Networking Breakfast on Friday, Canadian Music Week President Neill Dixon presented the Toronto Mayor with the inaugural International Festival City of the Year award.
Alvvays, Caribou, The Weeknd, and Death From Above 1979 were among the nominees who took home top honours Friday night at the 15th annual Independent Music Awards. Winners were recognized across 37 categories at the Grand Ballroom of the Sheraton Centre Hotel last night.