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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.

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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

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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.

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.

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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.

This week, Quebec R&R singer Yoan returns to the charts with his long awaited new album.
April 4, 2018
by FYI Staff

The Juno Awards a week ago Sunday helped a number of artists on the charts this week. Among them: Shawn Mendes, Daniel Caesar, Jessie Reyez and for sure, the Barenaked Ladies. Chart report includes video, including [pictured] Quebec star Yoan's latest.

Kelly Clarkson looked pretty pleased with life, and so she should
November 5, 2017
by FYI Staff

The emotional and nostalgic fervour for Gord Downie continues unabated. His latest solo album release tops the chart in the first week of release and Hip albums continue to populate the best-sellers list. 

Niall Horan is top of the pops this week.
October 29, 2017
by FYI Staff

The Gord Downie halo effect on Canada’s Albums chart continues, with 10 Hip titles in the top 200 and the singer’s Secret Path project bulleting into the top 50. Niall Horan’s solo release burst into 1st place, while the Future and Young Thug combo blasts on at 5 (with video).

Pierre Lapointe triumphs again with his 3rd No. 1 album
October 15, 2017
by FYI Staff

Pierre Lapointe has the number one album this week. It's his third chart-topper in a multi-platinum career, and he is one of several Quebec artists to make a splash in the latest countdown. Also debuting is a collection of Vinyl Cafe stories by the late Stuart McLean.

Ed Sheeran is back at the top of the Albums chart this week
August 14, 2017
by David Farrell

In a week light on blue chip new releases, Ed Sheeran slides back to 1st place on the Albums chart this week.