Shania Twain

Shania Twain

April 25, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Shania is named the host of the CCMA Awards, a flurry of Canadian gold and platinum certifications, and Hugh's Room Live celebrates its first anniversary. Also in the news are Tebey, Eamon McGrath, Coleman Hell, Tears For Fears, CheZZa, and a farewell to Bob Dorough. Videos provided for your enjoyment.

Gold Rush Vinyl
April 25, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Vinyl relief for small labels, Madonna loses a court battle, and Shania opens up about her long hiatus. Also in the headlines are Slow Leaves, Jim Kerr, queer pop, Kontravoid, Guitar Center, Harry Manx, Camila Cabello, Tronical, Adrian Glynn, Delta Jackson, and Billy Raffoul.

January 7, 2018
by FYI Staff

A paucity of new releases, post-Christmas blues leaving consumers strapped for cash, and a cold snap that tickled few funny bones in the first week of the new year likely contributed to ho-hum activity on the chart. Whatever the case, Teddy's cheering.

November 29, 2017
by Kerry Doole

Christmas music, underground bands, the Grammys, Shania Twain, tribute groups, Meligrove Band, Arlo Guthrie, Justin Bieber, Barbra Streisand, The Dream Syndicate, and a Halifax requiem are among those making headlines in today's edition.

Shania making her grand entrance at Ottawa's Grey Cup game yesterday
November 27, 2017
by FYI Staff

Shania Twain shone in the snow with her half-time show at a memorable Grey Cup in Ottawa last night. Also in the news is a US startup, United Masters, out to take on the major labels, and we farewell Patrick Bourgeois, John Francis Coates Jr, and Tommy Keene.

Shania & Nick: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Billboard Magazine
November 20, 2017
by FYI Staff

Shania Twain teams up with Nick Jonas on a festive Christmas song, and Alvvays returns with another silken pop confection driven by Molly Rankin's layered vocal track. Also popular in the week is Billy Talent's cover of a Neil Young song.

November 12, 2017
by David Farrell

With only partial reports from retailers on Friday, Reputation, Taylor Swift’s new album, has chalked up 50,000 Canadian sales and it promises to become the top-selling record of the year.

October 10, 2017
by FYI Staff

Shania Twain is back on top with her first studio album in 15 years, Tom Petty's death sent his music soaring back onto the same chart and perennial favourite Canadian band Hedley has itself another smash hit.

September 29, 2017
by FYI Staff

Amongst the headlines in today's edition are Drake, Britta Johnson, annoying concertgoers, Shania Twain, Mark Zuckerberg, Toronto festivals, Montreal orchestras, Miley Cyrus, Linda Ronstadt, Pierre Kwenders, Gabrielle Shonk and '70s soul.

September 20, 2017
by FYI Staff

The country superstar joins record executive Scott Borchetta, Black Eyed Peas hitmaker Fergie and OneRepublic’s Ryan Tedder on CTV's upcoming music discovery series.

September 18, 2017
by FYI Staff

Those making our headlines today include Taylor Swift, the Polaris Prize, Alex Larsen, the TSO, David Bowie, Whitney Houston, TIFF, Shania Twain, Eddie Vedder, Amy Helm and Tafelmusik.

July 31, 2017
by FYI Staff

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