Industry

Kelly Clarkson looked pretty pleased with life, and so she should
November 5, 2017
by FYI Staff

The emotional and nostalgic fervour for Gord Downie continues unabated. His latest solo album release tops the chart in the first week of release and Hip albums continue to populate the best-sellers list. 

November 3, 2017
by Kerry Doole

Canadian superstars Bryan Adams, Johnny Reid, and Shawn Mendes headline the impressive lineup of new platters being released today.  Sam Smith and Maroon 5 will grab attention too, while older music lovers can check out new titles from Bob Dylan, Roy Orbison and Richard Thompson.

Careers, Music, Entertainment, Broadcasting, Media, Marketing
October 31, 2017
by David Farrell

This week our guide offers 113 professional opportunities in the digital, broadcasting, music & entertainment, marketing, media and PR sectors from across Canada. Please share this with colleagues and friends who seek new horizons.

October 30, 2017
by Kerry Doole

Seeking some dollars to fund your next recording or cross-country tour? Searching for showcase opportunities or conferences at which you can drum up business? Let our updated weekly calendar help in your quest. New entries this week include the Canadian Arts Presenting Association (CAPACOA) conference in Ottawa.

Niall Horan is top of the pops this week.
October 29, 2017
by FYI Staff

The Gord Downie halo effect on Canada’s Albums chart continues, with 10 Hip titles in the top 200 and the singer’s Secret Path project bulleting into the top 50. Niall Horan’s solo release burst into 1st place, while the Future and Young Thug combo blasts on at 5 (with video).

October 27, 2017
by Kerry Doole

The final solo album from Gord Downie leads this week's list of new releases. Other notable offerings come from Kelly Clarkson, Kenny Chesney, Lee Ann Womack, Gregory Porter and Canadians Russell DeCarle, Majid Jordan, and Deep Dark Woods.

Matt Smallwood
October 24, 2017
by Kerry Doole

The well-regarded music industry veteran is now PledgeMusic's man in Canada, and he is excited about the direct-to-fan platform's potential.

Careers, Music, Entertainment, Broadcasting, Media, Marketing
October 24, 2017
by David Farrell

Our weekly guide to professional opportunities in the digital, broadcasting, music & entertainment, marketing, media and PR sectors from across Canada. Please share this with colleagues and friends who seek new horizons.

October 23, 2017
by Kerry Doole

Seeking some dollars to fund your next recording or cross-country tour? Searching for showcase opportunities or conferences at which you can drum up business? Let our updated weekly calendar help in your quest. New entries include the Canadian Songwriting Competition and dates for the next ECMAs.

October 20, 2017
by Kerry Doole

There is a potent crop of new releases clamouring for your attention today. Contenders include Cheap Trick, Boyz 11 Men, and Canadians Matt Mays, Matthew Good, Skydiggers, and Kim Stockwood with Bill King.

Careers, Music, Entertainment, Broadcasting, Media, Marketing
October 17, 2017
by David Farrell

Our weekly guide to professional opportunities in the digital, broadcasting, music & entertainment, marketing, media and PR sectors from across Canada. Please share this with colleagues and friends who seek new horizons.

Pierre Lapointe triumphs again with his 3rd No. 1 album
October 15, 2017
by FYI Staff

Pierre Lapointe has the number one album this week. It's his third chart-topper in a multi-platinum career, and he is one of several Quebec artists to make a splash in the latest countdown. Also debuting is a collection of Vinyl Cafe stories by the late Stuart McLean.