The Reminder

  1. Business Matters: Lessons from the Annual Village Voice Critics Poll

    January 26, 2012 8:37 PM EST Lessons from the Annual Village Voice Critics Poll -- The challenges of today's record business are on full display in the latest Village Voice Pazz & Jop Critics Poll . The annual list compiles music critics' votes for the year' ...

  2. 'American Idol' winner Scotty McCreery Makes History At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    October 12, 2011 11:00 AM EDT "American Idol" winner Scotty McCreery makes history as his debut album, "Clear as Day," bows at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 197,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan. McCreery is the first country act to debut at No. 1 ...

  3. How Feist's 'Secret' New York Concert Came Together

    October 07, 2011 7:48 PM EDT Feist performs in New York, October 3, 2011 (Photo: Jillian Mapes) The campaign surrounding "Metals," the first album in more than four years from Canadian songstress Feist, has been a calculated one -- an unusual combination of small (m ...

  4. Noise Pop Fest to Feature Arcade Fire, Feist Docs

    January 26, 2011 7:25 PM EST San Francisco's Noise Pop festival, which takes over the city from February 22-27, will feature several rock documentaries as part of its 2011 lineup. The multi-day indie rock confab will mark the U.S. premiere of "The Extraordinary Ordi ...

  5. Kierszenbaum To Lead Interscope's Rock/Pop A&R

    September 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Martin Kierszenbaum, head of Cherrytree Records and president of international operations for Interscope Geffen A&M, will now add president of pop & rock A&R for Interscope Records to his duties. Kierszenbaum will oversee the label ...

  6. Indies Issue: Arts & Crafts Beefs Up After Scoring Hit

    June 24, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Canadian indie Arts & Crafts may be enjoying the biggest hit of its six-year existence, but label co-founder/president Jeffrey Remedios says he'll never change his "quality over quantity" business mantra. The Toronto-based label ...

  7. APRA Award Nominees Unveiled

    May 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The song "1,2,3,4", a global hit for Canadian artist Feist, is counting out the numbers for its Australian co-writer Sally Seltmann. It has been nominated for song of the year at the 26th Australasian Performing Right Association (APRA) ...

  8. Feist Enjoys Junos Sales Boost

    April 18, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Eclectic singer Feist, who collected five Junos at ceremonies on April 5 and 6, saw her albums sales soar in the week after the broadcast, Nielsen Soundscan confirms. Sales of her album "The Reminder" jumped by 153% over the week, rising ...

  9. Feist Bags 5 Juno Awards

    April 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Feist, the eclectic singer who rose to fame through exposure from an iTunes commercial, led the field with five Juno awards, including three last night (April 6) during a televised event in Calgary, Alberta. Taking single of the year for "1 2 ...

  10. Feist's 'The Reminder' Wins 2007 Shortlist Prize

    February 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Feist's "The Reminder" (Cherry Tree/Interscope) has won the 2007 Shortlist Prize, which recognizes albums released between January and November 2007 that have yet to be certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America ...

  11. Dion Leads Juno Nods

    February 05, 2008 12:00 AM EST Céline Dion led all artists by receiving six Juno Award nominations today, while punk pop queen Avril Lavigne, crooner Michael Bublé and the eclectic Feist all received five shots at awards. "Each year we continue to see more artists raising ...

  12. Radiohead Wins Billboard Critics' Poll In Landslide

    December 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST The results are in: Radiohead's self-released album "In Rainbows" has won the 2007 Billboard Critics' Choice poll by a landslide. The album appeared on 17 of the 49 lists submitted by Billboard staff and freelance contributors. ...

  13. Feist Traverses Blizzard To Enjoy Grammy Nods

    December 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Many artists awoke this morning to excited phone calls or text messages from friends and associates, offering congratulations on Grammy nominations. But singer/songwriter Leslie Feist had a much more formidable route to good news: she was driving ...

  14. Arcade Fire, Feist Among Polaris Nominees

    July 10, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Arcade Fire, Feist and the Dears are among the nominees for Canada's Polaris Music Prize, devoted to annually honoring creativity and diversity in Canadian recorded music. "Though stylistically very different, each record on this year� ...

  15. AOL Launches Canadian Offering

    May 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT AOL Canada today launched AOL Music Canada, a free music channel featuring audio clips, previews and videos. For the kick-off, AOL Music Canada is featuring an in-studio concert with Arts & Craft artist Feist performing live versions of songs ...

  16. Ne-Yo Scores Second No. 1 In Debut-Heavy Week

    May 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ne-Yo scores his second No. 1 album on The Billboard 200 as "Because of You" enters at the summit. Amid a heavy week for new releases, the Def Jam set moved 251,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan, fueled by i ...

  17. Ne-Yo and Michael Buble Lead Busy Chart

    May 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Ne-Yo and Michael Buble bow at Nos. 1 and 2, respectively, on The Billboard 200 -- it's the second chart-topper for the former and a new high for the latter ... The pair are just two of six debuts in the top 10 this week. Rush, Miranda Lamber ...