Forbes has declared The Weeknd the highest paid celeb in the world under 30, with earnings of US$92M.
Those making headlines today include Royalty Exchange, Billy Bragg, Jay-Z, CMA Awards, Kesha, Fufanu, Fats Domino, Robert Plant, Tom Petersson, Arcade Fire, Deep Dark Woods, Tegan and Sara, Gunner and Smith, Morrissey, Rihanna, and Neil Young.
After a five-year absence, the CSHF (Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame) made a welcome return on Saturday night at the fittingly storied Toronto venue, Massey Hall.
Those making our headlines today include the Juggalos, music supervisors, Neil Young, the CSHF, Johnny Cash, Pat Temple, David Clayton-Thomas, Oh Wonder, Cat Stevens, Lido Pimienta, July Talk, Rihanna and David Foster.
Topics in this edition of headlines include Jessie Reyez, the Canada Council, slow music, Otis Redding, the plight of female MCs, Death from Above, Supercrawl, Faith Healer, Partner, Neil Young, and the Westward Music Festival.
Roddy Doyle, Skip Prokop, Hal Willner, political punk rock, Neil Young, WayHome, TIFF, Tom Wilson, Geoff Berner, Pop Montreal, and Allan Beardsell all feature in today's headlines.
The elder statesman of rock releases a new protest song for July 4th. It is an epic affair, with horns, strings and a choir, and it delivers a much-needed message.
Neil Young and Bruce Cockburn are among the latest inductees into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.