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Johnny Reid with Revival's co-producer, Bob Ezrin
November 12, 2017
by FYI Staff

Sam Smith has his first No. 1 album and Christmas titles festoon the chart, including seasonal collections from The Tenors, Michael Bublé, and Pentatonix.

Virginia To Vegas's Derik John Baker
November 12, 2017
by David Farrell

Shawn Hook & Serena Ryder's rhythmic-remake of "Happy Christmas (War Is Over)" is the most popular download radio track in the past week. Other big names to earn traction include Keith Urban, Virginia To Vegas, and a U2 track that features a spoken-word outro by Kendrick Lamar and is the latest song from the Dec. 1 album release, Songs of Experience.

Meghan with a hat rack of CMA awards
November 5, 2017
by FYI Staff

Dean Brody and Meghan Patrick are among this week's hot Canadian picks on the radio with two storybook songs that will greatly push their careers forward. Hey Ocean, Alert the Medic, and Shawn Hook are also receiving strong engagement from commercial broadcasters.

October 15, 2017
by FYI Staff

With the comedy category back on the slate of Juno categories in 2018, the genre is spawning more new releases. The latest is Toronto-based comedians Tim Golden and Barry Taylor’s Comedy Records release of Sorry! (A Canadian Album) by K Trevor Wilson.

Kevin Banner gave 604 its first No. 1 comedy album
September 27, 2017
by FYI Staff

Jonathan Simkin and Chad Kroeger’s Vancouver-based record label, 604 Records, is prepping a clutch of four original albums from some of Canada’s most talented comics.

The image, the logo, the 50th anniversary!
August 18, 2017
by External Source

The celebration includes a grab bag of special editions and treats for fans of all ages.

Steve Kane (centre front) celebrating with the Warner crew and Billy Talent
August 18, 2017
by David Farrell

Music biz history is forever fascinating, chock full of oversized characters and extraordinary individuals. Here's our history of the Bunny company in Canada.

eOne Music power-player Chris Taylor
August 15, 2017
by Chris Taylor

In 18 months since becoming Global President of Music for Entertainment One, Taylor has transformed the mid-level Canadian indie distributor into a global content generator.

July 21, 2017
by External Source

Streaming is fueling a metamorphosis of the music business...

The logo for the merged companies
July 17, 2017
by FYI Staff

The merger offers artists a private boutique record label and an all-encompassing marketing and distribution firm.

Prior to their performance of ‘One’ at the Canada Day Parliament Hill concert, Bono and The Edge had a private audience with Prime Minister Trudeau, his wife Sophie and their children, along with UMC’s Jeffrey Remedios and Kristen Burke.
July 10, 2017
by FYI Staff

It was much more than another Canada Day celebration, and this is especially true for Team Universal who went over the top last week in meaningful ways.

July 7, 2017
by FYI Staff

Figures for the first half of the year show Canadian music consumption is up by over 14 per cent. Streaming has soared while album and digital track sales have declined significantly.