Celine Dion

Celine Dion

Photo: CTV News
March 7, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Montreal has a case of Cohen fever, and women jazz musicians make a mark in New York. Also in the headlines are the Music Modernization Act, Rich Aucoin, the VSO, Flight of the Conchords, Faith Healer, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Gwenno, Joni Mitchell, and David Byrne.

RIP: Dennis Edwards
February 5, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Canadian hip-hop anthem "Northern Touch" turns 20, and Drake hits the top Down Under. Also in the news are Feist, the BC Music Fund, Neil Young, Celine Dion, Music Moves Me, Ellevator, Best Buy, and farewells to Leon Chancler and Dennis Edwards (pictured).

February 2, 2018
by FYI Staff

Dave Platel is now co-managing Celine Dion, and Greg Hambleton returns with a new album. Those also in the news include Anvil, Clayton Bellamy, Countermeasure, Chip Taylor, MusiCounts, Unison, ECMA showcases, Westben, Moondance, and The Confabulations. Videos featured for your viewing pleasure.

January 29, 2018
by Kerry Doole

Superstar singers like Celine Dion are running into voice problems and a top music publishing exec ponders sexual harassment in the industry. Also in the headlines are Andy Hines, Maren Morris, the Aga Khan Museum, Oh Susanna, Susan Aglukark, Sportsfan, Laila Biali, Justin Timberlake, and Vancouver concerts.

January 24, 2018
by FYI Staff

While in Asia, Dion will perform in Japan, Macao, Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand, and the Philippines in June, July and August.

January 19, 2018
by David Farrell

Four concert firms and two Canadians ranked high in the trade magazine's annual ranking of box-office grosses and ticket sales.

October 6, 2017
by Kerry Doole

Featured in today's roundup of the news are Celine Dion, Ariana Gillis, Jingle Ball, Rock Hall of Fame, Nickelback, Anya Wilson, Robbie Robertson, Music BC, CIMA, Ought, Alberta Music, Dan McKinnon, Ashley Condon, Dauphin Countryfest, and U.S. Girls. Videos added for your enjoyment.

David Tyson
September 28, 2017
by Bill King

His songs and co-writes have been cut by Celine Dion, Joe Cocker, the Pointer Sisters, Donna Summer, Hall & Oates, America, Meatloaf, Anne Murray, and, of course, Alannah Myles.

Drake's magic moment backstage at the Billboard Awards
May 22, 2017
by FYI Staff

Las Vegas: Drake’s undisputed hold over pop music was given its just reward at the Billboard Music Awards, staged in the desert city’s T-Mobile Are

Michael Wekerle may be good at making money but he loves R&R
April 26, 2017
by FYI Staff

El Mocambo owner Michael Wekerle loves R&R and loves to jam on occasion. He's just created El Mocambo Records and signed 54.40