News Story

News Story

Bryan Adams, Justin Bieber
September 16, 2015
by FYI Staff

A record convention paired the two Canadians on a stage in Berlin yesterday, with Adams strumming and singing harmony as the Biebs strutted and cooed through a credible rendition of "Baby" — and we have the video to prove it.

Garry Wall
September 16, 2015
by FYI Staff

Sparknet Communications LP has relocated from Vancouver to Nashville under the leadership of company President and Founder Garry Wall who has bought out his former partner Pat Bohn and sold Bohn his 50% interest in their jointly owned Canadian company.

Rich Aucoin's Karaoke Carnival Tour
September 16, 2015
by Jason Schneider

Rich Aucoin set to deliver feel-good event of the year with his Karaoke Carnival Tour.

Naomi Klein
September 16, 2015
by Jason Schneider

Musicians who have signed Klein's Leap manifesto include Neil Young, Leonard Cohen, Alanis Morrissette, Feist, Tegan & Sara, and members of Arcade Fire.

Justin Bieber
September 15, 2015
by FYI Staff

The Weeknd and Justin Bieber continue to rule the charts this week as Beauty Behind the Madness (Universal) remains the best selling album in Canada and "What Do You Mean?" remains at the top of the Download, Billboard Canadian Hot 100 and the Streaming Songs charts.

September 15, 2015
by Jason Schneider

If the roots of country music are storytelling, then it’s no surprise that Theo Fleury has put down his hockey stick and picked up a guitar. He’s got one hell of a story to tell.

Allan Slaight, Allan Slaight Juno Master Class Award
September 15, 2015
by FYI Staff

Vancouver’s Derrival, St. John’s Fortunate Ones, and Winnipeg’s Slow Leaves are the inaugural winners of a competition that preps them for next year's Juno Awards in Calgary.

Tyson Parker, Bell Media, Randy Lennox
September 15, 2015
by FYI Staff

Universal Music Canada VP Tyson Parker has rejoined his former boss Randy Lennox as the new Head of Artist and Music Industry Relations at Bell Media.

Francesco Yates
September 15, 2015
by FYI Staff

Touring may be king when it comes to income for acts these days but they can also spin off a load of cash from airplay royalties. We have the list of the top ranked hits by artist and song on Canadian radio last month.

music streaming, Nielsen music report
September 15, 2015
by FYI Staff

Study finds listening habits for music remain constant but the media used for discovery are changing and the numbers of streams is rapidly expanding.

Cameron Wright, CMW, Neill Dixon
September 15, 2015
by FYI Staff

Cameron Wright returns to Canadian Music Week, this time as a VP with a bigger mandate and wider role to play in the annual's international imprint.

Prince
September 15, 2015
by FYI Staff

The Beatles tipped to debut on Apple Music, Mog closes its doors, and Prince pimps his new CD...on Jay Z's Tidal service.