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Canadian Vinyl Distributor RPM Abruptly Closes

Canada's largest vinyl distributor, RPM, has told its clients that it is shutting down, effectively immediately. The announcement comes as surprising and bad news for independent record stores in Canada. RPM President Paul Herzog informed clients this week in a letter that the distributor is ceasing operations and closing all

Nielsen Canada Releases 2018 Year-End Report: Music Consumption Up 21% with Big Year for Drake, Female Artists, Soundtracks & K-Pop

Nielsen Music Canada has released its 2018 Year-End Highlights, reporting on the key industry trends and behaviors that shaped the year in music for the 12 month period beginning Dec. 29, 2017 through Jan. 3, 2019. The highlights reflect consumer engagement across the music industry’s most popular platforms, including