Stingray app expands mobile usage
July 30, 2017
by FYI Staff

Stingray Music’s mobile app has reached 2 million downloads worldwide, doubling its user base, according to a news release from the Montreal firm.

 Jack Sharpe at the CFRB control board, Nov 17, 1930. Pic: @Torontoarchinves
July 20, 2017
by Doug Thompson

When the Canadian Broadcast Museum Foundation was formed in 2001, its mandate was and is to collect and conserve Canada's broadcast history.

Outgoing CRTC Chair, JP Blais
June 16, 2017
by External Source

True revolutions are imperceptible at first" — JP Blais' departing words

IP lawyer Nathalie Dreyfus
May 30, 2017
by External Source

When international brands are planning to register a trademark in Iran, it is important for them to understand local nuances in order to make a suc

Nielsen Music Canada reports on music streaming
May 19, 2017
by FYI Staff

Music streaming facts and figures are included in this second part of an exclusive deep dive into Nielsen's Canada 360 music report.

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

Greg Nisbet, Mediazoic
May 12, 2017
by David Farrell

Greg Nisbet runs webcasting firm Mediazoic and finds himself caught in the backroom with some well-heeled competitors who are making him a pawn in an economic tussle with the agency.

Music goes mobile and listenership skyrockets
May 10, 2017
by FYI Staff

The company’s 360 Canada Report deeply probes the listening and streaming habits of music listeners, and the results unequivocally illustrate how music more than ever plays a big part in the daily lives of Canadians.

Feist, Pleasures, new album, BSS
May 9, 2017
by FYI Staff

For the third week, Kendrick Lamar’s Damn. holds down the 1st place on the Billboard Canadian Albums chart with 12,300 total consumption units scored in the past seven days to Sunday, and DJ Khaled's "I'm The One" turfs Ed Sheeran's run at the top of the Songs chart with 5.5M streams.

Mitch Joel
May 5, 2017
by Nick Krewen

From digital guru Mitch Joel: Pay attention to the little changes in technology and consumer habits rather than the big ones.

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.

Media Beat
April 25, 2017
by David Farrell

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