Pop Goes The News — Toronto-born singer The Weeknd announced Thursday he will kick off a tour in his hometown.

The Madness Fall Tour starts Nov. 3 at the Air Canada Centre and wraps up Dec. 19 in Miami.

Pop Goes The News — Investigators with the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force of the Los Angeles Police Department searched the home of KISS musician Gene Simmons and his Canadian wife Shannon Tweed on Thursday.

Citing an ongoing investigation, police offered no further details but stressed that no one in the family is involved.

Pop Goes The News — A wax figure of Nicki Minaj is being slammed as sexist — even though it’s been given a stamp of approval from the rap superstar herself.

According to a description from Madame Tussauds, which unveiled the likeness at its Las Vegas location on Aug. 4, “the provocative pose and styling” was inspired by the video for Minaj’s hit single “Anaconda.”

Pop Goes The News — Canadian actor Kevin Zegers and his wife Jaime Feld welcomed twin girls Zoe Madison and Blake Everleigh.

The 30-year-old native of Woodstock, Ont., shared the happy news Thursday night on Twitter.

Pop Goes The News — Canadian hockey player Brooks Laich is engaged to dancer and actress Julianne Hough.

The 27-year-old bride-to-be shared the happy news Tuesday on social media.