The Weeknd

The Weeknd

The Weeknd  instagram photo
December 4, 2019
by FYI Staff

The Weeknd (pictured) partners with Mercedes-Benz, a Toronto firm to revamp Geffen Hall, and Drake's powerful impact. Others in the headlines include Domenic Troiano, Wayne Rostad, Spotify, Jon Singer, Airbnb, UK bestsellers, Chris Martin, David Byrne, John Sinclair, and Beck.

Single's graphic, Facebook
December 2, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Abel Tesfaye's new single, one that doubles as a long Mercedes-Benz ad, features '80s style synths and is a refreshing change of pace for the global star.

The Weeknd  Facebook photo
November 25, 2019
by FYI Staff

The mega-hit videos of The Weeknd (pictured), Leonard Cohen's swansong, and a lost Neil Young album resurfaces. Also in the headlines are Ren, Sheryl Crow, Taylor Swift, Grimes, Corin Raymond, Neon Dreams, Deric Ruttan, Tory Lanez, Monstercat, Apple, AMAs, Coldplay, The Who, and Oasis.

Bayla Facebook photo
November 13, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Bayla (pictured) wins a Canada’s Walk of Fame contest, The Weeknd has a legal setback, and Junofest submissions open. Also in the news are the Manitoba Country Music Awards, Fleetwood Mac, Rob Bowman, Joel Plaskett, Lemon Bucket Orkestra, Jackie Washington, Young Spirit, and Saskatchewan Music Awards. With video.

Scott Borchetta (l) and Scooter Braun  Facebook photo
July 3, 2019
by FYI Staff

The takeover of Big Machine Label Group by Ithaca Holdings LLC., a media holding company, led by SB Projects founder and artist ma

Jane Bunnett and Maqueque
December 3, 2018
by Kerry Doole

The Cuban connection of Jane Bunnett (pictured), Drake plays a GTA supper club, and Ariana Grande's pop culture references. Also in the headlines are Toronto jazz, Hall and Oates, School of Rock, Joe Bonamassa, classical music, Apple Music, The Weeknd, Lauryn Hill, Alessia Cara, Deadmau5, Hugh Jackman, Scottish Music Awards, Freddie Mercury, and Feargal Sharkey.

Erin Costelo  Photo: Mat Dunlap
November 12, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Erin Costelo (pictured) shows her self-confidence, Robbie Robertson tackles multiple projects, and Ontario musicians advocate for tenants' rights. Others in the headlines include Crown Lands, Tafelmusik, Jacob Hoggard, The Weeknd, Reignwolf, Freddie Mercury, Sharon and Bram, Raghav, Spotify, Philip Norman, the Beatles, Al Schmitt, Joni Mitchell, Damon Albarn, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Maria Callas, Snoop Dogg, and Jeff Tweedy.

Co-founder Ahmed Ismail standing in front of a gallery of  the first successful HXOUSE venture with Google
November 6, 2018
by Nick Krewen

The Weeknd, along with XO brand creative director La Mar Taylor and sports and entertainment marketer Ahmed Ismail (pictured), have launched the $6M incubator and accelerator to offer Toronto creatives opportunities he never had back in his hometown.

Terry Wickham
October 22, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Terry Wickham (pictured) receives the Slaight Music Unsung Hero Award, The Weeknd has his first feature film role, and Scott Helman releases new music. Also in the news are Drake, imagineNATIVE, Bullseye Music Prize, Britney Spears, The Cold Manitoba Project, Barbra Streisand, Monster Truck, and farewell Oli Herbert. Videos provided for your enjoyment.

Langley, BC's Me and Mae have themselves a summertime hit.
May 28, 2018
by FYI Staff

BC Country Awards winning four-piece Me and Mae crushes the competition this week with "Summerland," an indie release that holds the promise of becoming a summertime staple.

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.