The Weeknd

The Weeknd

Corb Lund tour poster graphic
November 24, 2021
by Kerry Doole

The Weeknd breaks a charts record, Corb Lund (pictured) and Dallas Smith announce major tours, and the Phoenix is alive and well. Others in the news include Shania Twain, Stingray Music, Balaklava Blues, Ember Swift, Blue Standard, Tom Jackson, Sam Broverman, The Redhill Valleys, and farewell Cliff Jones and Billy Hinsche.

Poster for the now cancelled Weeknd tour
October 21, 2021
by Kerry Doole

The Weeknd (pictured) cancels a planned world tour, Celine is forced to abandon Vegas shows, and more details about Nova Scotia Music Week 2021. Also in the news are African Music Week, Serena Ryder, Triumph doc, BreakOut West, David McPherson, Nick Zyla, Prix MNB Award Show, Tokyo Police Club, CIMA, Brantford International Jazz Festival, Caroline Wiles, Ontario Creates, and farewell Ronnie Tutt and Leslie Bricusse.

Alessia Cara  Facebook photo
October 7, 2021
by Kerry Doole

Alessia Cara (pictured) muses on pandemic purgatory, The Weeknd teases a new album, and Jann Arden discusses her hit show’s new season. Also in the headlines are Shad, Mitsou, Alanis Obomsawin, Robert Munsch, Kevin Chen, Kiefer Sutherland, Dolly Parton, WMG, Community , Eddy Grant, Little Steven, Tina Turner, Dice, Next Big Sound, Coldplay, Patti Smith, and Adele.

Photo capture from YouTube video.
September 26, 2021
by FYI Staff

The Weeknd was presented with the Quincy Jones Humanitarian Award at the inaugural Black Music Action Coalition Awards in Hollywood on Friday, Sept

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.