Last night, the fiery artist was the surprise victor with her Spanish language album La Papessa.
The activist, singer-songwriter, author and documentarian hangs up his banjo and is leaving the spotlight after a half-century entertaining Canadians at festivals and intimate clubs.
A large number of festivals attracting industry professionals are offering bands little more than exposure and a free ticket to the events, and this has the musicians union riled up.
Rolling Stone magazine has been celebrating its 50th anniversary, but not to be overlooked is Vancouver's Georgia Straight that has weathered the years of a half-century from hippie rag to a lifestyle weekly with grace.
The 15th annual wrapped yesterday in Edmonton, with songsmith Andy Shauf taking home the most WCMA trophies. Kelowna was announced as the 2018 host city.
The winner of Canadian music's most prestigious prize will be decided tonight. To help get you primed, here's a video from each of the ten superb albums in contention this year.
Here is this week's Nielsen Marketwatch report which features Canadian music stats for the current week and YTD with comparisons to last year.
Tonight the winner will be announced at a gala event in Toronto. The grand prize is $50K and global notice—and, thanks to Slaight Music, second place prizes of $3K go to the nine other acts on the Short List.
When The Tragically Hip chose its name, the band's members never could have guessed the tragic consequence that came with it.
The ensemble trio returns with a seasonal stir-fry of chestnuts and marzipan sweets that gets the big producer treatment and a roll-out that includes North American tour dates.
Halifax trio Neon Dreams has partnered with Warner Music Canada for the release of an EP, but there is also a development deal for the band's own imprint.