Digital

Digital

July 6, 2016
by FYI Staff

King of the hill in the first half of 2016 is Drake, whose Views ranks as the top album while his “One Dance” is the most consumed song of the year in a six-month survey of US music trends.

June 29, 2016
by External Source

Apple has been quietly funding videos and tour docs for some of pop music’s biggest stars including Taylor Swift, The Weeknd, M.I.A. and Drake—all with the aim of winning exclusive content for Apple Music.

June 20, 2016
by External Source

Miserable payments by the Google-owned streaming giant have been increasingly under attack from musicians and now with Taylor Swift as their champ, YouTube must know it's time to buck up or face the music from lawmakers...

May 9, 2016
by Julian Humphreys

The Digital Media Summit at Canadian Music Week took a look at the world of Virtual Reality.

 

May 6, 2016
by Julian Humphreys

A Digital Media Summit panel at CMW tackled the topic of millennials. 

May 4, 2016
by External Source

Nelly Furtado joins Debbie Harry and Nikki Sixx in calling for YouTube to increase its payments to musicians.

May 3, 2016
by External Source

Despite the billions of views music generates, the average YouTube user spends just one hour watching music on YouTube a month. Compare that to the 55 hours a month the average Spotify subscriber consumes.

April 28, 2016
by FYI Staff

The Canada Council for the Arts has embarked on a strategic plan that will pump fresh money into new creative works, indigenous art and digital technologies in time for the country's 150th anniversary celebrations.

April 25, 2016
by Kerry Doole

She has the power and the portfolio to radically alter the cultural landscape in Canada and judging by her mission statement, she's willing to shake up the status quo...

April 25, 2016
by David Farrell

Beyoncé's surprise new set, Lemonade, had its launch on HBO on Saturday night, and shortly following had its commercial release available exclusively on Tidal...

March 4, 2016
by FYI Staff

The complainants are the same parties who also suing Tidal for alleged under-payment of mechanical royalties in the US.

March 1, 2016
by David Farrell

When it isn’t Kanye it’s Jay-Z hogging the news. Mr. Beyoncé, Shawn Carter is named in a class-action lawsuit claiming Tidal underpaid royalties to artists and infringed copyright. And that's just half of the bad news.