Shawn Mendes

Shawn Mendes

June 11, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Shawn Mendes is riding high, topping the US charts and racking up huge steaming numbers, and Toronto rockers The Golden Dogs play their final show. Also in the news are Big Billz, Khatsahlano Street Party, SaskMusic, NXNE, Manitoba Music, ole, Music PEI, and farewells to Danny Kirwan, Lorraine Gordon, and Rocky Wiseman. Videos added for your enjoyment.

June 4, 2018
by FYI Staff

The Canadian superstar who counts Taylor Swift amongst his good friends doesn't miss a beat with his new album that hits a high note out-of-the-box.

May 31, 2018
by External Source

On his third album, the former Vine star grows into a persona that’s playful, gently libidinous, and safely menace-free, but his music too often falls on the wrong side of beige.

Pusha T
May 28, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Drake's beef with Pusha T escalates, Grammy chief under fire, and a look at Stones producer Jimmy Miller. Also in the headlines are Amazon, Kpop, SOCAN, Jennifer Castle, Shawn Mendes, Sherry Ryan, Big Shiny Tunes, Stratford musicals, Wynton Marsalis, and Great Escape.

Canada House at The Great Escape
May 9, 2018
by FYI Staff

Canada House announces its Great Escape lineup, and Shawn Mendes has a global arena tour next year. Other headline makers in today's edition include the CMPA, Mac Demarco, René-Charles Angélil, Crack of Dawn, Polaris Cover Sessions, Tenille Townes, the Beatles,  Chloe Watkinson, and Tim Bovaconti. Videos added for your enjoyment.

Shawn Mendes album cover
April 27, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Shawn Mendes announces the release date for his new album, CME presents its first annual Hackathon and The Weeknd scores at the ASCAP Pop Music Awards. Others making news include Jo Passed, Eazy Mac, Ahi, and the SOCAN Publisher of the Year Award, and a farewell to Charles Neville. Videos added for your enjoyment.

The Weeknd
April 16, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The Weeknd gets emotional at Coachella, Mariah Carey reveals her bipolar condition, and Canadians shine at Savannah Music Festival. Also in the headlines are Tinashe, Huey Lewis, classical Junos, London Music Week, Springsteen, Shawn Mendes, Amici, Peggy Lee, and the Canadian Opera Company.

Seen here at the Mill St. Brew Pub in Toronto are performers Dick Rodan, Sam Drysdale and Marlon Chaplin along with key members of the Mill St., WWF Canada and Indie Week teams.
March 28, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Performers at the Lights Out fundraiser for WWF included Sam Drysdale and Juno Fan Choice winner Shawn Mendes is tapped for an iHeartRadio Secret Session. Others in the news include the ECMA, Big Valley Jamboree, Matthew Good, CIMA, CMPA, Global Toronto, Ever After fest, Nashville, Frog Eyes, Music Canada Live, Alzheimer benefit, David Beckingham, Burna Bandz and JNeat, and a farewell to Mike Harrison.

Shawn Mendes returns with the triumphant new single "In My Blood" that he co-produced with Teddy Geiger and co-wrote with long-time collaborators Scott Harris and Geoff Warburton.
March 26, 2018
by David Farrell

Shawn Mendes returns with another smash hit but this one he both co-produced and co-wrote. Also earning notice is the Chris Buck Band's latest single, "Spin On It."

December 19, 2017
by FYI Staff

The Weeknd and Shawn Mendes top the list of Canadian airplay earners in 2017 and Nielsen Music reports that on-demand streams set a new record, surpassing 900M in the 2nd last week of the year.

Shawn proudly holding his latest trophy. Pic: Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty Images
November 20, 2017
by FYI Staff

Bruno Mars was the big winner, but several Canadian artists including Shawn Mendes were in the winner's circle last night at the Microsoft Theatre in LA.

Shawn Mendes with his awards for Best Song and Best Artist backstage at the 2017 MTV EMA in London on Sunday. (Vianney Le Caer/Invision/Associated Press)
November 13, 2017
by FYI Staff

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