News Story

News Story

Bryan and Bruce, together again!
August 28, 2017
by FYI Staff

Bell Media has pulled no punches in putting together an all-star line-up for the opening and closing Invictus Games ceremonies in Toronto on Sept. 23 and 30 respectively.

August 28, 2017
by Nick Krewen

News about the music biz and musicians with a sharpened focus on what's going on with Canadians here and abroad.

Taylor on the cover of Time magazine
August 28, 2017
by FYI Staff

The Wonder Woman of American pop is back with a vengeance.

Landr image
August 28, 2017
by David Farrell

The company behind an automated online music mastering service is now wooing musicians with a competitively priced online distribution service that lets users deliver tracks to iTunes, Spotify, Google Play and other major stores.

Author Peter Goddard
August 27, 2017
by David Farrell

Dundurn has just published the slim volume that offers a wealth of well documented facts about the legendary Canadian, and a few ripping good stories as well.

Alan Doyle (r) was one of the stars who joined Dean Brody on the Bud Stage in Toronto last night.
August 25, 2017
by David Farrell

It was a big night for Ron Kitchener's RKG Entertainment team last night as star act Dean Brody headlined at the 16,000 seat amphitheatre in Toronto.

The cowboy's farewell
August 23, 2017
by David Farrell

It's been a glorious 20-plus years but Canada’s Country music channel is waving goodbye to regular music programming effective August 27.

Yangaroo DMDS VP Adam Hunt
August 23, 2017
by David Farrell

For years grassroots and truly indie musicians have been held back by not knowing what stations were playing their music, but now that's all changed.

Now then, say 'hee-haw' for the camera
August 23, 2017
by David Farrell

Hat fans have been slow to embrace music streaming, but that is changing as some of the biggest brands in the business pull out their big guns to corral these folks.

August 21, 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.

Bryan Adams signing autographs for fans
August 20, 2017
by FYI Staff

The study finds that Canadian fans devote 60 percent of their annual music spend on related events and 40 percent of those surveyed say they have purchased CDs on the grounds.

Shania Twain's latest promo shot
August 20, 2017
by FYI Staff

Twain kicks off the tour in Tacoma, Wash. on May 3, before her block of 14 Canadian concerts that includes six back-to-back shows.