Nielsen Music Canada

Nielsen Music Canada

January 14, 2019
by FYI Staff

In another quiet week for new releases, Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper’s A Star Is Born soundtrack holds firm at No.

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga had the best-selling album in 2018 with A Star Is Born.
January 10, 2019
by External Source

Nielsen Music Canada (NYSE: NLSN) has released its 2018 Year-End Highlights, reporting on the key industry trends and behaviours that shaped the ye

Cover art from Jeremy Dutcher's Polaris Music Prize-winning album
September 24, 2018
by FYI Staff

Carrie Underwood’s Cry Pretty debuts at No.

July 22, 2018
by FYI Staff

Whiz has a strong entry with Rolling Papers, but the charts are abuzz with Drake's supremacy as Scorpion bulldozes all previous streaming records.

July 8, 2018
by FYI Staff

Total on-demand audio streams reached a six-month record of 26 .8 billion, up 53%, and total on-demand video stream volume increased 32% year-over-year.

June 24, 2018
by External Source

Nielsen Music has just released its 5th annual study that offers a goldmine of actionable data from a sample group of more than 1,500 nationwide. In this final instalment of a three-part series, FYI delves into the facts and figures behind the media consumers use for music discovery.

May 7, 2018
by FYI Staff

It's an eclectic mix of new releases that regenerate the album chart this week, blending urban country with hardcore funk, alt-metal and pop that's as smooth and sweet as a heaping spoon of Nutella.

With a tour to go, Jason Aldean has this week's best-seller.
April 22, 2018
by FYI Staff

This week's countdown runs the spectrum in pop music today, from stripper-turned-rapper Cardi B to "Hicktown" singer Jason Aldean, storyteller John Prine to Bad Wolves' brand of tungsten metal.

Enjoying the fruits of success with a measure of Virginia Black whiskey
January 25, 2018
by David Farrell

Drizzy's surprise release has chalked up fantastic response around the globe, smashed records on Spotify and Apple Music and zoomed straight to 1st place on Nielsen's mid-week streaming chart.

January 16, 2018
by David Farrell

There isn't much going on that Nielsen Music Canada's in-house statistician doesn't spot early on. FYI caught up with Paul this week to dig between the pages of Canada's most recent music business report card and his insights offer an easy read on what's going on today

December 20, 2017
by FYI Staff

The following Top 10 lists are courtesy of Nielsen Music Canada and span airplay in the respective formats between Jan. 1 and Dec. 14, 2017.

U2 album cover depicts Bono's son Eli and The Edge's daughter Sian holding hands.
December 11, 2017
by FYI Staff

The Irish band's latest album debuts at No. 1, but Roy Woods, Neil Young and Chris Stapleton also make the charts and a trio of Christmas sellers continue showing gains.