Here's the picture Paul McCartney posted online following his second sold out concert at Vancouver's Rogers Arena last week. “We’ve got a young man here who’s a friend of mine,” McCartney told the audience. “I think you just might know him. He’s off The Tonight Show. Jimmy Fallon!”
Here's the picture Paul McCartney posted online following his second sold out concert at Vancouver's Rogers Arena last week. “We’ve got a young man here who’s a friend of mine,” McCartney told the audience. “I think you just might know him. He’s off The Tonight Show. Jimmy Fallon!”

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‘Everything’s on the table: Changes to Canada’s cultural policies would be first major overhaul in decades, reports Daniel Leblanc. Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly announces the launch of public consultations with consumers and content creators with an aim to bring Canada’s cultural properties – everything from the Broadcast Act to the CRTC – into the digital age -- Globe & Mail

Prince cremated as death baffles those who witnessed a clean life: Some of Prince's "most beloved" family, friends and musicians celebrated his life in a small, private service on Saturday after his remains had been cremated -- The Guardian UK

Prince Rules at No. 1 & 2 on Billboard 200 Albums Chart With 'The Very Best Of' & 'Purple Rain': Singer rules the Nos. 1 and 2 slots on the Billboard 200 albums chart with the greatest hits set The Very Best of Prince and the Purple Rain soundtrack, as both titles re-enter the chart in the wake of his death on April 21 -- Billboard

Ratings: Prince Tribute Scores Highest ‘SNL’ Spring Overnight Score Since 2013: A special Prince tribute episode of “Saturday Night Live” delivered strong ratings for NBC last night, including the late night program’s top overnight scores in both young adults and households in two months and its strongest household performance for an episode airing in spring since 2013 -- Variety

Clues to the Mystery of Prince’s Final Days: The 1988 Dassault Falcon 900 was about an hour into its flight from Atlanta in the wee hours of Friday, April 15, when the pilot made a distress call to air traffic controllers in Chicago. There was a medical emergency on board. A male passenger was unresponsive -- NY Times

Columnist Stuart Derdeyn recounts interviewing Prince... by FAX: Column includes the Q&A -- Vancouver Sun

Why We Loved Prince -- Brendan Kelly, Montreal Gazette

Who gets Prince's money after death? The performer was married and divorced at least twice. He reportedly had one child — a son — who died one week after being born due to a genetic cranial ailment known as Pfeiffer syndrome -- Int. Business Times

Questions mount over Prince's music catalogue -- Wall Street Journal

His Purpleness had a thing for Canadian gals: From Joni Mitchell to Nelly Furtado, the lad was insistent in his praise -- CBC

Jian Ghomeshi case shines spotlight on ‘post-incident contact’: Justice system fails to understand there is “no script” for how a victim might behave after a sexual assault, experts say, as woman brings forward new allegations relating to 2013 incident at home of former CBC host -- Toronto Star

Why Jian Ghomeshi accuser wants you to know her name: Linda Christina Redgrave, the first witness in the trial who was criticized for her emailed bikini pic, is livid at her treatment by the judge -- Toronto Star

Beyoncé's 'Lemonade:' A track-by-track review: Life gave Beyoncé lemons, and she made Lemonade -- USA Today

'Karaoke with Axl Rose? Give me a break' -- Daily Mail via London Free Press

Music labels step up battle with YouTube over unlicensed tracks -- Financial Times

Ontario Music Fund Hands Out $11 Million USD to 2016's Recipients: All three major labels, Live Nation Ontario Concerts GP, Entertainment One, ole Media Management (formerly Anthem Ent.), Canadian Music Week, NXNE, The Feldman Agency, United Talent Agency (formerly The Agency Group), Arts & Crafts Productions, Blue Ant Music (Polaris Music Prize) and Last Gang Records are among the 151 recipients who will share in the $14M (USD $11M) handout from the government’s Ontario Music Fund (OMF) for 2016 -- Billboard

 

 

 

 

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