Today's collection of recent news, features and opinions we found on the web that we thought might be of interest to our readers.
Rapper Tasha the Amazon stands tall in Juno showdown: Nomination for Toronto artist has her up against Drake, Tory Lanez and more -- Toronto Star
Warner Music Group unveils its fan-driven, vinyl-only record label Run Out Groove: First selection is an Echo and The Bunnymen live album -- Billboard
Where have all the cowboys gone?: California's country music scene is fading and artists are leaving to make it big -- The Guardian
When a Juno doesn't pay the bills: 5-time nominee Diana Panton moonlights as a school teacher -- Canadian Press
Quebec budget 2017: ADISQ says province should give more to music industry -- Montreal Gazette
Lenny Kravitz will honor Prince at the Rock Hall induction ceremony: Pharrell, Alicia Keys and Dhani Harrison also added to the lineup -- Rolling Stone