Alex Cuba (pictured) is a DIY success, the ambition of Chilly Gonzales, and a Brett Kissel remix boasts a big name. Also in the headlines are Keith Richards, Terry Uyarak, Andrew Waite, Larnell Lewis, Believe, Rick James, Hipgnosis, the CMAs, John Prine, Twitch, Yoko Ono, jazz films, AC/DC, Bernard Sumner, and George Benson.
The 2020 Latin Grammy nominations feature Alex Cuba (pictured) and Lido Pimienta, Juno Award submissions are now open, and Louis O’Reilly reboots On Ramp. Others in the news include Cory Marks, Kiwi Jr., The Chesterfield, Bandzoogle, TSO, The Corral, CIMA, Eamon McGrath, Michael Kaeshammer, Purity Ring, MMF Canada, Hugh Syme, Plants and Animals, and farewell to Helen Reddy, Mac Davis, and Max Merritt.
Alex Cuba (pictured) helps trailblaze the future of Canada's live music scene, an exploration of O Canada, and an innovative TikTok concert by The Weeknd. Others in the headlines include Neil Young, Sony Music, WMG, UMG, Spotify, Round Hill, live-streams, Paul McCartney, Beyonce, Stewart Copeland, David Byrne, Melissa Etheridge, Alan McGee, and Def Jam Africa.
Before Alex Cuba arrived I recalled my first encounter nearly twenty years back with The Puentes Brothers.
Justin Bieber, Alessia Cara, Leonard Cohen, Michael Buble and Sarah McLachlan are the Canadian artists headlined in this week’s Grammy nominations list, but there are others who are in the spotlight and hope to benefit from that, win or not win.