Jenna Andrews  Facebook photo
May 13, 2020
by Kerry Doole

Jenna Andrews (pictured) celebrates recent hits she has co-written, and the future of live concerts in Canada and beyond is discussed. Also in the headlines are Michael Rapino, Edmonton Arts Council grants, UMG, The Aristokrat Group, Jay-Z, Laurel Canyon, Jerry Stiller, Rush, Loretta Lynn, Robert Fripp, Axl Rose, 6ix9ine, Carly Rae Jepsen, and YouTubeMusic.

RALPH  Facebook photo
August 19, 2019
by Kerry Doole

RALPH ( pictured) is on a roll, a look at Frank Dukes' project with RPSM, and country radio ignores female artists. Also in the headlines are Ghettosocks, SaskMusic, Woodstock, YouTube, Led Zeppelin, hippies, Jay-Z, Jimi Hendrix, John Coltrane, Sleater-Kinney, and Jack White.

The Danforth Music Hall turns 100
August 16, 2019
by FYI Staff

Toronto's Danforth Music Hall (pictured) turns 100, Drakes new tat arouses ire, and a brace of Woodstock stories. Others in the headlines include Neil Young, A Tribe Called Red, ASAP Rocky, Peaches, Taylor Swift, Mick Jagger, Jay-Z, Tencent, music films, Yola Día, Lil Nas X, HMV, Red Kross, and Peter Murphy.

Billie Eilish Facebook photo
June 14, 2019
by FYI Staff

Billie Eilish (pictured) is changing pop, Justin Bieber challenges Tom Cruise, and more on the UMG fire. Others in the headlines include the CMAO, Reid Jamieson, The Trews, Echo in the Canyon, SKOOKUM, Jay-Z, Joy Division, Madonna, Stereolab, John Prine, Bob Harris, and DJ Khaled.

Tom Petty   Photo: The Wrap
October 5, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Tom Petty (pictured) is remembered, Moe Berg discusses TPOH, and Wu-Tang Clan deliver the goods. Others in the headlines include The Byrds, Charles Aznavour, Jay-Z and Beyonce, Tina Turner, Bruce Springsteen, Ensign Broderick, Steve Hill, Deafheaven, Justin Bieber, Kavanugh protests, Nigel Olsson, and Taylor Swift.

Drake and Degrassi comrades  Photo: Huffington Post
June 18, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Drake's new hit video features a Degrassi reunion, Jay and Bey release a surprise joint album, and Murda Beatz gets charitable. Others making news include Loud, RealMind and Ruffsound, Festival of The Sound, CFMA, the Vancouver Mural Festival, Eric Abramovitz, Kultrun, Cadillac Lounge, Harvest Moon Festival, Shipped, Prime Boys, and a farewell to Nick Knox and Matt 'Guitar' Murphy.

Jessica Mitchell
May 9, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Fleetwood Mac's new guitar team at work, Jessica Mitchell opens up, and a ranking of all the artists in the Rock Hall of Fame. Also in the headlines are Feist, R Kelly, Grimes, Jay-Z, Ticketmaster, CMW, Paul Shaffer, Guns N' Roses, Paul Simon, music downloads, and the Canadian Opera Company.

Jay-Z and Belly in the studio (Photo: Instagram)
March 19, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Belly is spied in the studio with his label boss Jay-Z, Stories from the Studio at Juno Week, and the return of Prozzak. Also in the news are James Bryan, Jacob Hoggard, Datsik, Smiling Buddha, Michael Kaeshammer, Skookum fest, Kinnie Starr, Holger Petersen, and the Kitchener Blues Festival. Videos added for your enjoyment.

Jay-Z returns triumphant with a new album and a tour that promises to do brisk business
July 17, 2017
by FYI Staff

Zay-Z is the top gun this week, but Broken Social Scene, the Haims, 21 Savage, and Kesha also place well on the charts this week.