Sam Smith has his first No. 1 album and Christmas titles festoon the chart, including seasonal collections from The Tenors, Michael Bublé, and Pentatonix.
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.
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.
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.
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 celebration includes a grab bag of special editions and treats for fans of all ages.
Music biz history is forever fascinating, chock full of oversized characters and extraordinary individuals. Here's our history of the Bunny company in Canada.
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.
Streaming is fueling a metamorphosis of the music business...
The merger offers artists a private boutique record label and an all-encompassing marketing and distribution firm.
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.
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.