October 15, 2017
by FYI Staff

With the comedy category back on the slate of Juno categories in 2018, the genre is spawning more new releases. The latest is Toronto-based comedians Tim Golden and Barry Taylor’s Comedy Records release of Sorry! (A Canadian Album) by K Trevor Wilson.

Kevin Banner gave 604 its first No. 1 comedy album
September 27, 2017
by FYI Staff

Jonathan Simkin and Chad Kroeger’s Vancouver-based record label, 604 Records, is prepping a clutch of four original albums from some of Canada’s most talented comics.

The image, the logo, the 50th anniversary!
August 18, 2017
by External Source

The celebration includes a grab bag of special editions and treats for fans of all ages.

Steve Kane (centre front) celebrating with the Warner crew and Billy Talent
August 18, 2017
by David Farrell

Music biz history is forever fascinating, chock full of oversized characters and extraordinary individuals. Here's our history of the Bunny company in Canada.

eOne Music power-player Chris Taylor
August 15, 2017
by Chris Taylor

In 18 months since becoming Global President of Music for Entertainment One, Taylor has transformed the mid-level Canadian indie distributor into a global content generator.

July 21, 2017
by External Source

Streaming is fueling a metamorphosis of the music business...

The logo for the merged companies
July 17, 2017
by FYI Staff

The merger offers artists a private boutique record label and an all-encompassing marketing and distribution firm.

Prior to their performance of ‘One’ at the Canada Day Parliament Hill concert, Bono and The Edge had a private audience with Prime Minister Trudeau, his wife Sophie and their children, along with UMC’s Jeffrey Remedios and Kristen Burke.
July 10, 2017
by FYI Staff

It was much more than another Canada Day celebration, and this is especially true for Team Universal who went over the top last week in meaningful ways.

July 7, 2017
by FYI Staff

Figures for the first half of the year show Canadian music consumption is up by over 14 per cent. Streaming has soared while album and digital track sales have declined significantly.

Acronym's Tony Tarleton. Photo: Emma-Lee
June 23, 2017
by External Source

The two formidable and successful music execs have paired for the relaunch of the Acronym imprint. Prairie singer-songwriter Megan Nash's  "Bad Poetry" is the first release.

eOne, Designated Survivor producer
June 1, 2017
by FYI Staff

Canadian entertainment media company Entertainment One (eOne) has expanded its global reach with the opening of new offices in Germany and Australi

Emerson Drive grab some grub at Grizzly Manor Cafe
May 28, 2017
by FYI Staff

The following are tracks delivered to radio by digital distributor DMDS/Yangaroo in Canada and broken down into two categories.