Music Biz Headlines, June 28, 2017

Official Charts Company shakes up rules to stop the Ed Sheeran effect

The singles chart revamp includes limiting the number of tracks per artist, aiming to adapt to the rise in streaming and showcase new music — The Guardian

Michelle Obama surprises Chance the Rapper with a tribute at BET Awards

The former U.S. first lady shares Chicago roots with the rapper, who recently donated $1 million to Chicago Public Schools —  Emily Yahr, Washington Post

Justin Trudeau on Glenn Gould: “He transcended Canadian modesty”

James Rhodes quizzes the Canadian PM on the legacy of one of Canada’s most famous icons, Glenn Gould  — BBC

Canada 150: Ian Tyson, the cowboy folksinger

After meeting Bob Dylan, he went home and wrote his first song, "Four Strong Winds," now a Canadian classic  —  John Mackie, Vancouver Sun

Imelda May has made a career of collaboration

Irish singer has worked with the likes of Jeff Beck, Elvis Costello and Lou Reed. She plays Toronto tonight  — Nick Krewen, Toronto Star

Broken Social Scene Are (Somehow) Still Friends After All These Years

With the Canadian collective’s first album in seven years on the way, Kevin Drew reflects on what’s changed (technology’s unrelenting narcissism) and what hasn’t (the dependability of true companionship) —  Ryan Dombal, Pitchfork

What makes for the perfect song of the summer?

Today’s summer hits sound current but hark back to simpler times, just as the music industry tries to resurrect a monoculture that no longer exists — Mike Doherty, National Post

Five facts about RBC Master in Residence, Richie Hawtin

Famed electronica DJ takes up his position at Studio Bell in Calgary — Alan Cho, Calgary Herald

It took 31 years of Saskatchewan Jazz Festivals to have a country music night

Brett Kissel’s all-star performance made it seem worth the wait  —  Matthew Olson, Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Third Eye Blind still sees big crowds

The late-'90s hitmakers celebrate 20 years with a tour stopping at Toronto's Echo Beach — Ian Gormely, Toronto Star

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