Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes

The Weeknd  Facebook photo
November 23, 2020
by Kerry Doole

The Weeknd (pictured) and Justin Bieber dazzle at The American Music Awards, Shawn Mendes has a film documentary premiering today, and Radiohead’s Toronto tragedy is back in the spotlight. Also making news are Lil Berete, Jimmy Rankin, Pretty, Aluna, Kaytranada, MPC, Wade MacNeil, Larnell Lewis, AGH, and farewell Tony Hooper.

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.

Shawn Mendes
October 15, 2020
by Kerry Doole

A new documentary about Shawn Mendes (pictured) is coming to Netflix, Tom Wilson is arrested at a protest near Hamilton, and the CIMA/Music Ontario AGM takes place today. Also in the headlines are The Hope State, Jim Beam National Talent Search , Music NB, Tom Jackson, Darcy James Argue, Witch Prophet, BreakOut West: Home Edition, Amanda Hagel, John Cody and Perla Batalla, Indie Week, Mariposa, Joni Mitchell, Nick Cordero, Al Qawha Ensemble, Jordyn Pollard, and Something Else.

Shawn Mendes  Facebook photo
September 23, 2020
by FYI Staff

The international success of the pop superstar (pictured) is recognised, while many of Canada’s top songwriters, producers and composers share in the honours. The CSHF celebrates Lowell with The Slaight Music Emerging Songwriter Award.

July 16, 2020
by FYI Staff

The philanthropic pop star’s Foundation makes another hefty donation, this time to support a leadership experience for high school graduates. In addition, Mendes will serve as Global Youth Chair for the Academy, tasked with amplifying recruitment worldwide.

Facebook photo
March 25, 2020
by FYI Staff

Through his charitable foundation, the Canadian pop star made the hefty donation to The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.The money will assist in the purchase of equipment and supplies for coronavirus preparedness.

Tay and Shania at last night's AMAs. Pic: Shania Twain, Instagram
November 25, 2019
by FYI Staff

Shania and Taylor (pictured) shine at the AMAs, Michael Wekerle promises the Elmo is getting close, and a confession from David Foster. Also making news are BTS, Bill Wylie, Drake, Gordon Lightfoot, Anyway Gang, Alex Pangman, a McGarrigle tribute, Patrick Harbron, Steven Guilbeault, Saskatchewan Music Awards, Miranda Mulholland, George Seara,  Sheenah Ko, Manitoba Music, MusicNL Awards, and farewell Gerry Atwell and Goo Hara.

Dave Gunning
November 20, 2019
by FYI Staff

Dave Gunning (pictured) and The Small Glories head CFMA noms, Shawn Mendes is up for an ARIA Award, and Chris Brown and Drake are big winners at the Soul Train Award. Others in the news include Post Malone, Celine Dion, Dave Bookman, CLMA, The Doobie Bros, Sask Country Showcase, Leonard Cohen, Alexisonfire, Hoffey, Peter Foldy, Surefire Sweat, and Squamish Constellation Festival. With video.

Margo Timmins  Facebook photo
November 15, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Margo Timmins (pictured) calls out sexism, Chi Pig gets reflective, and Shawn Mendes cheers the Raptors. Also in the headlines are Rob Stoner, concert deals, Fender, Brian Setzer, Iceland Airwaves, Ken Burns, Tencent, Dolly Parton, CMA Awards, Nik Powell, John Legend, LP, and Crime.

Oscar Peterson  Photo: Juno Awards
November 6, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Oscar Peterson (pictured) and D.O.A. earn the Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize designation, ren signs to Geffen, and Johnny Orlando and Shawn Mendes earn EMAs. Also making news are CMTF, Bill King, SATE, Brad Machry, Neil Young, Indie Week, Gord Bamford, Aphrose, Hilario Duran, and farewell Kelley Looney. With video.

Shawn Mendes Facebook photo
October 9, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Shawn Mendes (pictured) has set a new chart record; Mundial Montreal announces its lineup, and the return of Caribou. Also in the news are Canadian Blast, NSMW,  La Bohème, Discogs, Clark Drive Studios, Michael Stipe, Alberta Music, and Ginger St. James.

Jack De Keyzer
September 9, 2019
by FYI Staff

Jack De Keyzer (pictured) is a Canadian blues survivor, Shawn Mendes storms Rogers Centre, and David Crosby boosts Michelle Willis. Also in the headlines are Robbie Robertson, Rae Spoon, The Bassment, Van Morrison, Brittany Howard, Sonny Rollins, John Paul Jones, and Zimdancehall.