News Story

News Story

Michael Bublé, Instagram
November 29, 2021
by FYI Staff

Adele’s 30 debuts at No.

Rosalie with Bob Seger and Bruce Springsteen.
November 28, 2021
by Doug Thompson

Last week we reported on the death of Rosalie, but she was such an extraordinary woman that we felt it necessary to include a follow-up story a

November 28, 2021
by External Source

What follows is the first of an irregular column about what our readers are watching on the Idiot Box.

Leeroy Stagger and family - GoFundMe pic.
November 28, 2021
by External Source

The devastation brought on by unnatural natural disasters on Canada’s east and west coasts has affected many.

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November 28, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Last week, the noted BC artist manager passed away, age 81. He had a huge impact on the career of many of that province’s major stars, and they, along with other music industry comrades, were quick to pay tribute to him to FYI. They paint a colorful picture of a true character and a real force in our industry.

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November 28, 2021
by External Source

The 2021 Prism Prize for Best Canadian Music Video was recently awarded to Theo Kapodistrias, for his clip for Haviah Mighty’s Thirteen. We will continue to profile noteworthy Canadian videos that are eligible for the 2022 prize, including this one from a new Montreal duo.

The legend with Linda and Paul McCartney
November 25, 2021
by External Source

The following first appeared in

Jesse Kumagai, Pres/CEO of Massey and Roy Thomson Halls, turns on the lights. Photo: Bill King
November 24, 2021
by Nick Krewen

The Grand Old Lady is kicking up her heels again. After being shuttered for the past three years and four months, Massey Hall finally reopens its doors tonight with a concert by the Canadian legend who has played the hallowed venue on more occasions than anyone else - Gordon Lightfoot.

Triple Grammy threat Allison Russell.  Facebook photo
November 24, 2021
by FYI Staff

The eclectic grouping of Canadians earning award nominations include a pop superstar, a rising roots music star (pictured), maestro Yannick Nezet-Seguin, Drake, and The Weeknd.

November 23, 2021
by Nick Krewen

Montreal singer-songwriter Angel Baribeau is the 2021 Grand Prize winner of Canada's Walk Of Fame RBC Emerging Musician Program.

CMRRA president Paul Shaver (photo: Dustin Rabin)
November 23, 2021
by Nick Krewen

CMRRA reports a significant domestic Q3 distribution of $18.6M to its clientele, a year-to-year increase of 45 percent.