Spotify

Spotify

March 5, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Names in the news today include Spotify, Diana Panton, Charlie Watts, Rich Aucoin, Tory Lanez, the CMA, British jazz, Johnson Crook, Hedley, Kim Deal, Memphis music, Born Ruffians, and Lila Downs.

January 31, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Spotify is helping Germans pair up with dogs sharing their musical tastes, and stars were given a pre-Grammy security briefing. Also in the headlines, ticket reselling, Barbara Hannigan, Fifty Shades, Toronto rap, Bruce Cockburn, Lights, First Aid Kit, Kathleen Battle, and Neil Portnow.

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 5, 2018
by David Farrell

A column about media and the regulatory environment within and beyond Canada's borders.

Bob McCown renews with Sportsnet
December 11, 2017
by David Farrell

One of Canada's top-rated talk show hosts, Bob McCown re-signs with Rogers' Sportsnet.

Photo via mtv.com
December 6, 2017
by FYI Staff

Despite Ed Sheeran’s success, hip-hop continues to play a significant role in music. Overall, the genre’s listening increased 74% over the past year according to the music platform that boasts more than 60M paying subscribers worldwide.

Media Beat
September 6, 2017
by David Farrell

News about media and the regulatory environment within and beyond Canada's borders.

Now then, say 'hee-haw' for the camera
August 23, 2017
by David Farrell

Hat fans have been slow to embrace music streaming, but that is changing as some of the biggest brands in the business pull out their big guns to corral these folks.

June 14, 2017
by FYI Staff

Today's edition includes a riotous collection of facts, fictions and hilarity

Spotify's Troy Carter
May 18, 2017
by External Source

Hypebot — Speaking at the Music Biz 2017 conference in Nashville on earlier this week, Spotify's director of artists relations and former Lady Gaga

Media Beat
April 28, 2017
by David Farrell

News about media and the regulatory environment both inside and beyond Canada's borders.

New Frontiers
April 28, 2017
by Nick Krewen

While Spotify still leads the world in streaming, Apple Music and Google are also players, as is China's Tencent Music Entertainment. In fact, the transition from physical to on-demand music is proving to be an accelerating growth industry with new technologies opening new frontiers.