Billy Talent image via Instagram.
January 30, 2022
by FYI Staff

The soundtrack to the Disney film Encanto slides 2-1 on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart, achieving the largest on-demand stream total

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.