Celine Dion

Celine Dion

Graphic for Aline
February 13, 2022
by Kerry Doole

An offbeat film inspired by Celine (pictured) grabs attention, DJ Shub launches War Club, and Tears for Fears recall Toronto memories. Others in the headlines include Donny Gerrard, Stingray, Pretty Archie, Orville Peck, the Superbowl, Drake, Spotify, Sting, UMG, Reservoir, Snoop Dogg, Fleetwood Mac, and James Blunt.

Jann Arden  Facebook photo
February 3, 2022
by Kerry Doole

Neil Young's Spotify boycott continues to reverberate, Jann Arden (pictured) is out promoting her new album, and Mel Shaw is remembered. Others in the headlines include Rihanna, Drake, Sony Music, Aline, P.J. Perry, Maylee Todd, Bobby Herriot, heritage artists, one of, Roblox, Troy Carter, Chris Strachwitz, Kanye West, and Red Hot Chili Peppers.

Roveena pic credit: Chetwynd Rodrigo.
January 20, 2022
by Kerry Doole

Music PEI has announced details of PEI Music Week (featured), Celine Dion cancels North American dates, and Music NL hosts a fundraiser for music and mental health. Also in the news are Alicia Toner, Sled Island, Sudan Archives, Eleanor Collins, The Riot Police, Pleasure Craft, Roveena, APA, ShiftChange 2022, Hyghly Alleyne, Michael Posner, and farewell Karim Ouellet, Gérard Drouot, and Rachel Nagy.

Poster for the now cancelled Weeknd tour
October 21, 2021
by Kerry Doole

The Weeknd (pictured) cancels a planned world tour, Celine is forced to abandon Vegas shows, and more details about Nova Scotia Music Week 2021. Also in the news are African Music Week, Serena Ryder, Triumph doc, BreakOut West, David McPherson, Nick Zyla, Prix MNB Award Show, Tokyo Police Club, CIMA, Brantford International Jazz Festival, Caroline Wiles, Ontario Creates, and farewell Ronnie Tutt and Leslie Bricusse.

Celine Dion Facebook photo
October 4, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Celine Dion (pictured) is giving her blessing to a new documentary, Dallas Smith curates a fundraising festival, and Leonard Cohen’s doctor’s visit is captured on film. Also in the headlines are Rafael Payare, Morgan Toney, Cadence Weapon, Shan Vincent de Paul, Mr. Morgan, La Rev, Craig Small, Sony Music, LCD Soundsystem, Mickey Guyton, Shaun Ryder, Shakira, the Stones, Alien Weaponry, Bob Dylan, and Joni Mitchell.

Allison Russell  Facebook photo
September 30, 2021
by Kerry Doole

The Canadian Folk Music Awards nominations are led by Allison Russell (pictured) and Rob Lutes, Celine Dion will be profiled in a feature-length documentary, and Alex Cuba is up for another Latin Grammy. Also in the news are Supercrawl, The Dream Café, Oshawa and YYC Music Awards, Nice Horse, Adina V, We Are Busy Bodies, MusicNL, Caroline Wiles, and farewell Bobby Edwards and Dr. Lonnie Smith.

Celine Dion image courtesy of her Facebook page.
July 19, 2021
by David Farrell

AEG has again postponed Celine Dion’s Nor

Art Bergmann   Photo: Sherri Decembrini
July 19, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Adrian Sutherland builds a studio in Attawapiskat, life lessons from Art Bergmann (pictured), and Harry Styles alienates Canadian fans. Others in the headlines include Leanne Betasamosake Simpson, Ruth June Budd, Charlotte Cardin, Anne Murray, Kent Nagano, Celine Dion, Primal Scream, Mary Weinrib, Woodstock 99, Spotify, vinyl pressing, Willie Nelson, Foo Fighters, rock photographers, and Machine Gun Kelly.

Drake  Facebook photo
May 13, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Drake (pictured) is named Billboard's Artist of the Decade, the 604 Sessions Song Camp is launched, and Queen Celine returns to Vegas. Also making news are The Rock Hall of Fame, BROS, IRCPA, The Tragically Hip, TikTok, Ken Tizzard, Festival (506), Glenn Chatten, and farewell Pierre Gaudet.

Willie Dunn  album cover image
March 29, 2021
by Kerry Doole

A new collection showcases Willie Dunn (pictured), Andy Shauf evades the spotlight, and The Weeknd teases a new NFT song. Also in the headlines are Emmanuelle Gattuso, Streetheart, Larnell Lewis, Deadmau5's cat, DFA 1979, Celine, Tegan & Sara, UMG, streaming stats, Grammy numbers, TuneIn, Elvis Costello, SXSW, and Miriam Linna.

Splash 'N Boots  Facebook photo
November 22, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Shawn Mendes profiled in a new doco, Splash ‘N Boots (pictured) lure Alice Cooper into children’s music, and Celine Dion talks about a lost lawsuit. Others in the headlines include Tom Wilson, Tencent, APG, Dave Martone, Cousin Harley, Rafael Energía Dominicana, Eddie Kramer, Leonard Cohen, Savannah Ré,  Music Week, Patty Wilson Aden, Andy Ma, Bones Hillman, Irving Azoff, Crowded House, William S Burroughs, Nirvana, and Jan Morris.

Backxwash  Facebook photo: Bianca C
November 18, 2020
by FYI Staff

Polaris winner Backxwash (pictured) discusses witchcraft, controversy swirls around funding for Grimes, and a legal setback for Celine Dion. Also in the headlines are Wentworth Music, Sylvia Massy, Harry Styles, Big Hit, Taylor Swift, YouTube, UTA, Bandcamp, Shazam, Dolly Parton, Prince, Morrissey, Todd Snider, Dave Alvin, and Lil Wayne.