2017 Was The Year Of The Weeknd On Canadian Radio

Top 10 Most Played Canadian artists


1
The Weeknd

2
Shawn Mendes

3
Hedley

4
Drake

5
Alessia Cara

6
Virginia to Vegas

7
Dallas Smith

8
Shawn Hook

9
Dean Brody

10
Serena Ryder

Worth Noting

As of Week 48, Audio On-Demand Streams up 75% over same period in 2016.

Week 48 was the first week since Nielsen Music began tracking streaming in Canada that audio on-demand streams surpassed the 900 million mark.

Streaming lifts help make up for the drops in physical and digital sales.

  • Albums w/TEA w/SEA On-Demand up 8%

  • Overall albums down 16%

  • Digital Tracks down 19%

Vinyl albums continued their upward growth, with a 22% YTD increase over the same period in 2016.

Vinyl sales have shown a year over year increase each year since 2011.

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