The Weeknd and Shawn Mendes top the list of Canadian airplay earners in 2017 and Nielsen Music reports that on-demand streams set a new record, surpassing 900M in the 2nd last week of the year.
Bruno Mars was the big winner, but several Canadian artists including Shawn Mendes were in the winner's circle last night at the Microsoft Theatre in LA.
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Those making news today include the ADISQ Awards, New Constellations, Shawn Mendes, Big Valley Jamboree, Folk Alliance, The Tea Party, SOCAN, Rob Tardik, Luka, City of St. John's, Born Ruffians, and John French. Videos supplied for your enjoyment.
Earlier this week we published Nielsen Music Canada's Q3 report on best-sellers and streaming giants in the market this year, and today we follow up with an all-Canadian artists' breakdown that is chock full of surprises.
Shawn Mendes, Jonathan Torrens, the ECMAs, Cold Specks, Danko Jones, Michael Louis Johnson, the International Blues Challenge, Music BC, Jann Arden, Florian Hoefner and Charles Bradley make the news today. We have included videos for your viewing pleasure.
Tracks on Tracks are two Universal Music Canada curated Apple Music playlists designed to pump up or relax TTC commuters, depending on the time of day.
The veteran talent agent and friend to many has been with The Feldman Agency for almost a quarter-century and helped to develop many top draw Canadian acts both in Canada and abroad.