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April 5, 2019
by FYI Staff

The global music industry showed its fourth consecutive year of growth, with an increase of 9.7% in 2018, according to data reported in IFPI’s annu

April 4, 2019
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.

April 4, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Festival d’été de Québec (FEQ) is undoubtedly one of the largest annual summer festivals in North America, attracting over 325,000 attendees during

April 3, 2019
by FYI Staff

The inaugural headbanger fest runs July 26-27 at Kinsmen Park with a line-up that includes Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Disturbed, Slayer, Headstones and The Dirty Nil.

Pic: Drake, Instagram
April 2, 2019
by Nick Krewen

Canada registered minimal growth in digital music revenues last year and fell to rank 9th among the biggest music market in the world, according to the 2019 IFPI Global Music Report. The good news? Drizzy is No. 1.

Ed Robertson, Carly Rae Jepsen, Jessie Reyez, Josh Ramsay, Chad Kroeger, SOCAN's Eric Baptiste, Buffy Sainte-Marie and Tavish Crowe celebrate The SOCAN Awards on the red carpet  (photo CNW/SOCAN)
April 2, 2019
by Nick Krewen

At last night's 30th annual SOCAN Awards, the Canadian PRO announced that Nickelback's Chad Kroeger, film composer Jack Lenz, and Carly Rae Jepson's song "Call Me Maybe" rank as the most popular songwriter, song and screen composer of the past three decades.

April 2, 2019
by FYI Staff

On May 13 in Toronto, the best Canadian music videos and video makers will be honoured. Here are the 10 contenders for the $15K top prize.

April 1, 2019
by FYI Staff

Canada’s recording and music publishing industries grew by 21.1 percent to $1.1 billion in 2017, according to

April 1, 2019
by External Source

April Fool's Day hoaxes by companies and organizations around the world is a time-honoured tradition.

April 1, 2019
by External Source

On May 13, the biggest prize for Canadian music videos will be handed out in Toronto. We are profiling some of the Top 20 nominees before that, including this clip from critically-acclaimed singer/songwriter Tamara Lindeman.

March 29, 2019
by FYI Staff

CBC’s two-hour March 17 broadcast of the 2019 Juno Awards from London’s Budweiser Gardens garnered an average minute audience of 1.2 million on CBC

March 29, 2019
by FYI Staff

The irrepressible impresario has created a novel night of musical fun to fundraise for the Canadian industry's favourite charity. Tom Cochrane, Andy Kim, Damhnait Doyle, and Mary Margaret O'Hara are joined by a coach-load full of A-list Toronto talent.