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News Story

September 5, 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.

Jim Carrey always knows how to earn a laugh
September 1, 2017
by FYI Staff

Yep, you read that right! After a 33-year hiatus, the Juno Awards are bringing back the Comedy Album of the Year category in time for the 2018 edition in Vancouver.

September 1, 2017
by FYI Staff

News and views about musicians and the music biz from around the world, but given a Canadian focus wherever possible.

Shawn Mendes with UMC's Jeffrey Remedios and TTC boss Josh Colle
September 1, 2017
by Nick Krewen

Tracks on Tracks are two Universal Music Canada curated Apple Music playlists designed to pump up or relax TTC commuters, depending on the time of day.

Invictus Games promo shot
August 31, 2017
by FYI Staff

CIMA has opened submissions for an Invictus Games Showcase and is looking for two or three emerging level Canadian acts to perform.

Denny Gerrard, Chuck Beal, Skip Prokop and Adam Mitchell of The Paupers. (Monterey Herald archives)
August 31, 2017
by FYI Staff

Ronald Harry “Skip” Prokop, the Hamilton, ON-born drummer with The Paupers and Lighthouse, died Wednesday from heart complications at his home with his family. He was 73.

August 30, 2017
by Nick Krewen

Taylor Swift may be covered in diamonds for her latest video, but she's making some misjudgements; music industry may be headed towards $41 B in 12 years and Wilson, Bowie and Metallica are among those making headlines

August 30, 2017
by Nick Krewen

The Air Canada Centre inherits a new name; Drake expresses concern about Hurricane Harvey's Houston impact; Red Bull announces its lineup and Chad Allan is recovering in B.C.

August 30, 2017
by Nick Krewen

After warming up for Dean Brody on Toronto's Budweiser Stage last week, double CCMA nominee Tim Hicks is ready for his own cross-Canada arena tour.

The faith-based Bieber Sessions
August 30, 2017
by David Farrell

The Babylon Bee reports a new faith-based collection of Justin Bieber songs. Cross yourself and count to three.

DJs need to be licensed too
August 30, 2017
by David Farrell

Re:Sound and SOCAN have been quietly working to simplify licensing for businesses by creating a one-stop online portal.

August 29, 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.