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February 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.

Sunrise Records' Doug Putman
February 4, 2019
by David Farrell

Canada’s Sunrise Records chain store owner Doug Putman has made a bid to seize control of troubled retailer HMV from under the nose of Newcastle Un

Sofa so good for The Hunter Brothers  Photo: Mitch Nevins
February 4, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Getting a slot on the Canadian star's current national tour is a great opportunity for the siblings from Saskatchewan (pictured). Manager Ron Kitchener explains they're making the most of it.

February 3, 2019
by External Source

Daily, FYI Music News receives unsolicited requests for profiles, references and general notice of new releases by independent acts and not jus

February 3, 2019
by FYI Staff

Former Montrealer David Hazan will be heading up Midem’s North American business from the trade show’s NYC offices.

Pat and partner Vivi Neggers enjoying retirement.
February 3, 2019
by Jim Jj Johnston

Welcome to JJ-365 Salutes.

February 1, 2019
by Ellen Davidson

Eyes can glaze over when Folk Alliance International (FAI) is mentioned. But not for long.

Nickelback band members put on their best escalator faces for Instagram fans.
February 1, 2019
by David Farrell

The 3-day fest in July offers a barrel of fun rides in addition to a retro-trendy marquee billing that includes (pictured) Nickelback, Billy Idol, Kid Rock, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Cheap Trick.

Pterodactyl Problem doing a swishy edition of Adele in concert.
January 30, 2019
by David Farrell

The BC government has announced $2M in grants to

Snow with an emoji of Daddy Yankee from the new hit video.
January 30, 2019
by David Farrell

Latino superstar Daddy Yankee has topped global iTunes charts and racked up more than 30-million views on his Jan.

Mike Milosh of Rhye  Photo: Genevieve Medow Jenkins
January 30, 2019
by Kerry Doole

The media conference in Toronto yesterday featured some important announcements. It also gave many of the artists in attendance the opportunity to tell us what being nominated means to them. Pictured: Mike Milosh/Rhye

January 29, 2019
by Alan Cross

Before we get into some stats on how much the various streaming services pay out for the play of a song, let’s remember that you cannot compare the