Nielsen Music

Nielsen Music

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July 15, 2018
by FYI Staff

Drake’s Scorpion holds at number one for the second straight week on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart, with 34,000 total consumption un

Coltrane - Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images
July 9, 2018
by FYI Staff

Drake's blown the competition away, busted streaming records and generally shown he's hot and getting hotter- but it's saxophonist John Coltrane's return to the best-sellers list that is remarkable.

Sloan on Istagram
April 16, 2018
by FYI Staff

The odds to win has won, as Cardi B's debut long-play rockets straight to No. 1 in its first week of release. There are a few other new entries, including Canada's favourite-to-win pop band
Sloan, with album '12' breaking into the top 50.

BC rapper Merkules debuts in the top 20 this week. Pic: Devin Pacholik
April 9, 2018
by David Farrell

The Weeknd achieves his third No. 1 album with his latest six-song set that includes a strong lineup of session supporters, and BC rapper Merkules breaks into the top 20 with his new project that too has an impressive supporting cast.

Ed Sheeran, today's hottest nottest pop star!
January 14, 2018
by David Farrell

Crooner Ed Sheeran’s ten-month-old 12-track, hit-driven Divide remains the No. 1 MOR song-package on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart in the second week of 2018, giving Teddy his seventh week overall run as kingmaker in a week only slightly less dull than 10-minutes of so-called "breaking news" on CNN.

December 19, 2017
by FYI Staff

The Weeknd and Shawn Mendes top the list of Canadian airplay earners in 2017 and Nielsen Music reports that on-demand streams set a new record, surpassing 900M in the 2nd last week of the year.

December 15, 2017
by FYI Staff

Nielsen's stats and facts will help the Academy throughout the nominations and awards selection process.

September 26, 2017
by FYI Staff

Canadian artists heat up the Albums chart this week, with Emily Haines, Bruce Cockburn, Jesse Cook and Quebec folk-rock quartet Kaïn represented in the top 50.

 Death From Above's Jesse Keeler and Sebastien Grainger are outrageously hot this week!
September 18, 2017
by FYI Staff

Death From Above, Neil Young and east-coast fave Alvvays have new album debuts this week, but it's The National that has this week's No. 1.

Bryan Adams signing autographs for fans
August 20, 2017
by FYI Staff

The study finds that Canadian fans devote 60 percent of their annual music spend on related events and 40 percent of those surveyed say they have purchased CDs on the grounds.

Chris Cornell's legacy impacts the chart
May 28, 2017
by External Source

Chris Cornell's legacy survives, but he wasn't the only artist showing strong sales.

Nielsen Music Canada's Paul Tuch and Paul Shaver flank Slaight Music's Barnaby Marshall and FYI's David Farrell.
April 11, 2017
by David Farrell

Today's launch of the refreshed FYI includes a larger typeface, brighter and bolder graphics, easier navigation between news and features and the addition of a folio of music charts covering airplay, sales and social media.