Digital

Digital

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.

December 22, 2015
by FYI Staff

Pandora Media inked its second licensing deal in a week just in advance of an expected decision from the US Copyright Royalty Board rate-setting group....

December 18, 2015
by David Farrell

Montreal-based music provider Stingray Digital is pushing its international expansion deeper into Asia by acquiring Swiss company iConcerts, a television station devoted to live music that reaches 250 million households.

December 9, 2015
by David Farrell

Billions of streams have pulled the rug from under the financial footing of many artists. Now the purveyors of free suggest the model may be more fool's gold than pixie dust.

December 1, 2015
by FYI Staff

One of Asia’s biggest online media companies, Tencent, has inked a partnership to distribute Believe Digital’s content in mainland China.

November 17, 2015
by David Farrell

Rdio has been gobbled up by US webscaster Pandora Radio, but don't get excited. It is unlikely the internet music service is in any hurry to conquer Canada.

November 17, 2015
by FYI Staff

Last Friday we jumped the gun in announcing YouTube's new fee-based music streaming service is officially available. It is, but not in Canada...yet!