News Story

News Story

December 19, 2017
by FYI Staff

The Weeknd and Shawn Mendes top the list of Canadian airplay earners in 2017 and Nielsen Music reports that on-demand streams set a new record, surpassing 900M in the 2nd last week of the year.

December 19, 2017
by FYI Staff

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

Gord Bamford (l) receiving his plaques alongside Ben Mulroney
December 18, 2017
by FYI Staff

The Canadian hat superstar is on a real roll, achieving five gold and platinum certifications for hit albums and singles. He'll be back on the range next month promoting his next album.

December 18, 2017
by David Farrell

In no particular order and anything but complete, we offer a selection of offerings that are mostly available on digital platforms as collectable sets or digital files.

December 18, 2017
by Larry Delaney

Hardly a week goes by without a new biography or tell-all book coming out of Nashville. In Canada, we are lucky if we see one per decade by a Canadian country music personality, and that's what helps make this R. Harlan Smith grand story such a welcome addition to our bookshelf.

December 18, 2017
by External Source

It’s a miracle story for the Oshawa native who’s gone from couch-surfing a couple of years back to two Grammy nods and a five-night hometown run at Danforth Music Hall.

December 18, 2017
by External Source

The system allows publishers to ensure that all of their existing publishing data is up-to-date, and register new works quickly and easily and free of charge.

December 17, 2017
by External Source

Remember the days when all kinds of Canadian acts, unknown outside the country, populated the domestic charts? Well, those days may be over.

Accepting her Doctorate of Music in 2016
December 15, 2017
by External Source

The distinguished Research Professor Emerita has also carved a name for herself as a pianist, appearing on 27 recordings released by Conservatory Canada, Gala, and NAXOS.

 Wax Records team, the DMD guys, iHeartRadio topper Rob Farina and VTV’s Derik Baker.
December 15, 2017
by FYI Staff

Virginia To Vegas's Derik John Baker returned to his hometown to perform at the iHeartRadio Jingle (Bell) Ball and found himself bushwhacked by the Wax team armed with big shiny awards.

December 15, 2017
by FYI Staff

Nielsen's stats and facts will help the Academy throughout the nominations and awards selection process.

December 14, 2017
by FYI Staff

The Montreal indie music entertainment firm recently struck it big with the Lucky Rose’s single "The Way You Want Me" that has reached more than 10M streams and was in the Billboard Top 40 CHR chart for 16 weeks.