Nielsen Music

Nielsen Music

January 9, 2020
by External Source

The numbers have been tallied for 2019 and for the past decade.

April 1, 2019
by FYI Staff

The Toronto rapper signed to The Weeknd's XO imprint tops the charts in Canada and the US this week on the eve of announcing a 21-city N/A tour next month with fellow Toronto rapper MC Killy.

Bryan signing limited edition Shine A Light CDs
March 11, 2019
by FYI Staff

Bryan looking relaxed and happy as he signs a stack of limited-edition copies of Shine A Light, his 14th studio album that bolts straight to No. 1 in its first week on the chart.

Pictured (l to r) Byron Alfaro: CARAS/Junos; Lauren Gold: CARAS/Junos;  Paul Tuch: Nielsen Music; Alexandra Golden: CARAS/Junos; Paul Shaver: Nielsen Music;  Andres Mendoza: CARAS/Junos; Allan Reid: CARAS/Junos/MusiCounts
October 31, 2018
by FYI Staff

The data provider and Canada's biggest music awards show announce they are teaming up again for another two years. The 48th annual Juno Awards and Juno Week 2019 will be hosted in London, ON,  from March 11-17.

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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.