Drake

Drake

Taylor Swift
August 29, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Taylor Swift (pictured) is sure to score huge bucks, Aretha is back in the charts, and Hey Jude turns 50. Also in the headlines are Viv Albertine, Ariana Grande, Drake, Robert Plant, Culture Club, Edmonton Blues Festival, Elliott Smith, Adidas, Cryptorips, and Rory Gallagher.

Avril Lavigne  Photo: Insider
August 27, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Avril Lavigne teases a new video, Drake to introduce a film at TIFF, and Rebel nightclub has Toronto police concerned. Also in the news are Lord Byrun, Ought, Music NL, Loyal Thieves, Justin Bieber, Howard Gladstone and Laura Fernandez, and farewells to Kyle Pavone, Lindsay Kemp, and Neil Simon. Videos added for your enjoyment.

August 24, 2018
by Kerry Doole

A lost tape of a Carly Simon (pictured) and Mick Jagger duet has surfaced, Drake offers his hometown some love, and the VMAs are panned. Also in the headlines are ageing rock stars, queer artists, Latino feminists, Aerosmith, Manifesto, Jermaine Jackson, a PNE veteran, Azealia Banks, and the Rock the River and Wavelength fests.

Media Beat
August 22, 2018
by David Farrell

Marilyn Denis is not leaving her daily CTV show

CCMA host Shania Twain
August 22, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The CCMA Awards to feature a tribute to Shania Twain (pictured), Ria Mae announces a cross-country tour, and a cancelled Drake and Migos Toronto show arouses anger. Other newsmakers include Kim Cooke, the CCMA Fan Village, CMAOntario, the VMAs, Indie Week, Lucinda Williams, CME Awards, Cadillac Lounge, Jet Black, and a farewell to Spencer P. Jones. Videos added for your enjoyment.

Cover art for this week's No. 1 album, Travis Scott's 'Astroworld'
August 13, 2018
by FYI Staff

Travis Scott’s Astroworld ends Drake’s five week run at the top of the Billboard Canadian Albums chart, debuting at No.

August 13, 2018
by FYI Staff

After a series of production issues pushed back the start of the Drake and Migos “Aubrey and the Three Migos Tour,” the big tent event kicked off last night in Kansas City.

Drake via Instagram
August 10, 2018
by FYI Staff

The total number of streams is hard to independently verify but his track record, a decade of consistently releasing hit material and his undeniable success on the Apple Music and Spotify platforms has made headlines, and made him a very wealthy young man.

Trent Reznor   Photo: Consequence of Sound
August 3, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Trent Reznor (pictured) discusses Nine Inch Nails, Broadway musicals head to the big screen, and worthy new music books. Also in the headlines are music fandom, EDM moneymakers, Drake, Sleep, the Obamas, Billboard hits, SESAC, Harry Fox, Spotify, Troye Sivan, Funk Velvet, Ozzy Osbourne, Soulpepper, and Caribbean Carnival.

August 1, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Billy Talent and City and Colour headline a benefit for Toronto shooting victims, Drake becomes a TV producer, and Zaki Ibrahim announces a debut headlining tour. Others making news include Charlie Major, Bill King, Modern Sky Festival, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, Lee Aaron, Unity Festival, George Semkiw, Samantha Martin, and farewells to Ray Cooper and Tomasz Stańko. Videos added for your enjoyment.

Shawn Mendes tops the nominees list this year
August 1, 2018
by FYI Staff

The young pop phenom (pictured) heads Drizzy, Alessia Cara, and the rest of the pack contending for the awards to be announced Aug. 26 in Toronto.

July 22, 2018
by FYI Staff

Whiz has a strong entry with Rolling Papers, but the charts are abuzz with Drake's supremacy as Scorpion bulldozes all previous streaming records.