The Weeknd

The Weeknd

Tyler Shaw music video capture.
August 22, 2021
by FYI Staff

The following are tracks delivered to radio by digital distributor DMDS/Yangaroo in Canada and broken down into three categories.

Cartel Madras  Facebook photo
August 19, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Cartel Madras (pictured) are badass rappers, blinding stats for a Weeknd smash, and Arkells shows raise eyebrows. Also in the headlines are Neil Peart, vax passports, Laila Biali, DistroKid, Reservoir, Madonna, WMG, Downtown, Bernd Dopp, Jo Jo Bennett, Gladys Knight, The Cure, the Beatles, John Coltrane, Charlie Watts, Steve Earle, and Nanci Griffith.

Lizzo image from her Instagram account.
August 15, 2021
by FYI Staff

The following are tracks delivered to radio by digital distributor DMDS/Yangaroo in Canada and broken down into three categories.

Jo Jo Bennett in action at The BamBoo  Photo courtesy Blair Moody
August 9, 2021
by Kerry Doole

The Weeknd is back in the headlines, a new concert series launches in The Laurentians, and Bachman Cummings cancel US dates. Also in the news are Golden Cinema, Mariposa, Matchedash Parish, Belvedere, Linda Perry, VIFF, deadmau5, Westdale Theatre, Skydiggers, and farewell Toronto reggae legend Jo Jo Bennett (pictured).

Murray McLauchlan Website photo
August 9, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Veteran troubadour Murray McLauchlan (pictured) reflects, The Weeknd delivers another winner, and the creative flexibility of Ralph. Also in the headlines are Michie Mee, dead celebs, Toronto venues, Dayna Manning, The Pumps, Regina Folk Festival, Dee Lippingwell, Martha Wainwright, Live Nation, HYBE, Rihanna, Blue Oyster Cult, and Lollapalooza.

Lorne Riley, Facebook.
August 8, 2021
by FYI Staff

The following are tracks delivered to radio by digital distributor DMDS/Yangaroo in Canada and broken down into three categories.

The Weeknd  Facebook photo
July 29, 2021
by Kerry Doole

The Weeknd (pictured) will receive the Quincy Jones Humanitarian Award, the FME fest launches a sister event in Montreal, and Canadian Music T-Shirt Day debuts. Also in the news are the Oshawa Music Awards, Peterborough Folk Festival, Greg Keelor, The Standstills, Jade Eagleson, Dean Brody, Burt Block Party, Muskoka Music Festival, Noelle Frances (The Pears), and farewell Rob Heaney, Joey Jordison, and Dusty Hill.

Olivia Rodrigo, from her Instagram account.
July 18, 2021
by External Source

Olivia Rodrigo’s Sour holds at No.

Olivia Rodrigo, Instagram
July 11, 2021
by FYI Staff

In a very quiet week for new releases, Olivia Rodrigo’s Sour remains No.

Frank Marino   Facebook graphic
July 5, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Frank Marino (pictured) retires from touring, The Weeknd moves into TV, and Indigenous label Ishkōdé Records launches. Also in the news are Claire Dagenais, Indie Week, Rick Barker, Calgary Blues Festival, Theo Tams, Halifax Jazz Festival, Music PEI, Southside Shuffle, Julianna Jones, the Shuffle Demons, and farewell Ruth Budd.

Olivia Rodrigo, Instagram
June 21, 2021
by External Source

Despite major competition with four new albums debut in the top ten this week,  American cross-over actress Olivia Rodrigo’s Sour remains

Eddie Schwartz
May 31, 2021
by FYI Staff

The 32nd edition of the annual event celebrating Canada's most successful songwriters, composers and music publishers was held online for the second year. Notable winners included one Abel Tesfaye and hit songwriter Eddie Schwartz (pictured).