Industry

Willie Nelson album cover
July 1, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases continue. Notables this week include David Bowie, A.A. Williams, Willie Nelson (pictured), Keleketla, Little Kid, Lambert, and Dexateens. The Canadian contingent is led by Midnight Shine, Jane Blanchard, and David Strickland. Please note that dates are subject to change.

June 30, 2020
by David Farrell

AV/Digital Broadcasting

 

The Weeknd, Instagram
June 28, 2020
by External Source

The Weeknd’s After Hours returns to number one on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart, with 4,000 total consumption units.

June 28, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Chasing some dollars to fund your next recording or cross-country tour? Hoping to enter your songs into a lucrative competition? Seeking showcase opportunities at festivals and conferences? Check our calendar and get into the groove. Keep in mind that pandemic fears are likely to threaten some of the events listed. The deadline for two programs from Music PEI (pictured) is July 10.

Corb Lund  album cover
June 25, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases continue. Notables this week include INXS, Thad Cockrell, Grey Daze, Frank Zappa, Will Hoge, James Blunt, Maceo Parker, Dirty Projectors, Pentatonix, and The Staples Singers. The very strong Canadian contingent is led by Corb Lund (pictured), Klô Pelgag, Zaki Ibrahim, Tim Hicks, Tenille Townes, David Strickland, Ken Tizzard, Alanis Morissette, Pottery, Mike Ruby, and Zaac Pick. Please note that dates are subject to change.

June 24, 2020
by David Farrell

AV/Digital Broadcasting

 

June 21, 2020
by FYI Staff

Lady Gaga’s Chromatic spends its third straight week at number one on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart with 4,700 total consumption uni

NXNE logo
June 21, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Chasing some dollars to fund your next recording or cross-country tour? Hoping to enter your songs into a lucrative competition? Seeking showcase opportunities at festivals and conferences? Check our calendar and get into the groove. Keep in mind that pandemic fears are likely to threaten some of the events listed. Forced to cancel its 2020 edition, NXNE (pictured) has already announced its dates for next year.

Jill Barber  Photo: Grant Harder
June 18, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Covid-19 has impacted many facets of the music biz, but new releases continue. Notables this week include Bob Dylan, Black Eyed Peas, John Legend, Wire, The National, and Brian Wilson & Van Dyke Parks. The very strong Canadian contingent is led by Jill Barber (pictured), Protest The Hero, Neil Young, Japandroids, Zoon, Poirier, Shred Kelly, Angela Turone and Chris Platt, Jess Knights, Zoon, Julian Taylor, and Braids. Dates are subject to change.

June 17, 2020
by David Farrell

AV/Digital Broadcasting

 

Gaga Instagram account
June 14, 2020
by FYI Staff

Lady Gaga’s Chromatic spends its second week at the top of the Billboard Canadian Albums chart with just over 6,000 consumption unit, and

June 14, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Chasing some dollars to fund your next recording or cross-country tour? Hoping to enter your songs into a lucrative competition? Seeking showcase opportunities at festivals and conferences? Check our calendar and get into the groove. Keep in mind that pandemic fears are likely to threaten some of the events listed. The applications deadline for the next round of FACTOR (pictured) Artist Development and Juried Sound Recording Programs is Oct. 15.