Powfu  Facebook photo
June 9, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Powfu (pictured) reaches an impressive milestone, more takes on the Junos, and a rare Stan Klees interview. Others in the headlines include Grimes, the ECMAs, Global Toronto, The International Indigenous Music Summit, Hipgnosis, UMG, Roblox, YouTube, Bravado, mobile gaming, meditative music, and Metallica.

Tate McRae  Artist website photo
November 9, 2020
by FYI Staff

Calgarian Tate McRae (pictured) finds global success, every Neil Young album ranked, and Donovan Woods remains creative. Others in the headlines include Joni Mitchell, Metallica, The Old Nick, Jimmy Wisdom, TiKA, Tafelmusik, Michael Rapino, Steve Barnett , Harry Styles, David Bowie, the theremin, Willie Nelson, and System of a Down.

The Dead South  Facebook photo
August 13, 2020
by Kerry Doole

The Dead South (pictured) celebrates a major milestone, the Jim Beam National Talent Search goes virtual, and CMAO resets its performance series. Also making news are Lindsay Ell, Oh Susanna, Kathleen Edwards, Jay Douglas, Bryce Clifford, Metallica, Mississauga Music Walk of Fame, Patti Jannetta, The Weeknd, Adrian Sutherland, NOW, The Georgia Straight, MMF, Southern Supper, Regina Folk Festival, Samantha Martin, and farewell Trini Lopez.

Metallica's Lars Ulrich and Robert Trujillo receive the Polar Music Prize — photo credit: screenshot
July 13, 2018
by Aaron Brophy

His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden personally gave Lars Ulrich and Robert Trujillo the award.

Jane Siberry
February 16, 2018
by FYI Staff

Jane Siberry is nominated at The IMAs and Folk Alliance honours the Winnipeg Folk Festival. Also in today's news are Migos, John Box, Smashing Pumpkins, Sonya Côté, Terrell Morris & Free n Losh, Soundstreams, Ben Klick, Rhye, Grounders, Winterfolk, Carole Pope, West End Phoenix, Sean Hogan, Attack In Black, Craig Northey, and a farewell to Tom Rapp.

August 14, 2017
by FYI Staff

Amongst the topics making headlines today are the digitization of old records, the rating of MuchMusic VJs, Elvis Presley remembered 40 years on, the male dominance of the charts, Metallica, Win Butler, Herbie Hancock, Glen Campbell, and Gregg Allman's final album.

July 17, 2017
by FYI Staff

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