Céline Dion dazzles in Toronto, Derrick Ross profiled, and Alanis musical earns raves. Others in the headlines include Frigs, Keithmas, Gillian Smith, Xmas records, Hipgnosis, Ed Sheeran, Virgin Fest LA, Best Of lists, Eagles, Def Leppard, Tidal, and Cyndi Lauper.
Irish Mythen (pictured) heads the 2020 Music PEI Awards nominees, Celine Dion’s Courage album falls into an abyss, and Sonic Unyon has two new artists. Also in the news are Anvil, Women's Blues Revue, The Tenors, Kensington Christmas, Frank Marino, Cliff Jones, Bat Out of Hell, the Musical, celebrity real estate, Yoko Ono, Paragon Cause, and farewell Juice WRLD.
According to figures reported to Billboard Boxscore, Celine Dion tops the Nov.
Dave Gunning (pictured) and The Small Glories head CFMA noms, Shawn Mendes is up for an ARIA Award, and Chris Brown and Drake are big winners at the Soul Train Award. Others in the news include Post Malone, Celine Dion, Dave Bookman, CLMA, The Doobie Bros, Sask Country Showcase, Leonard Cohen, Alexisonfire, Hoffey, Peter Foldy, Surefire Sweat, and Squamish Constellation Festival. With video.
Her first English-language album in six years has its release today and it is masterful in its scope, candour and more than occasional nod to modern times.
The wild ride of Hugh Dillon (pictured), the return of Patrick Watson, and an honour for Domenic Troiano. Others in the headlines include Celine Dion, Gord Downie, TikTok, Spotify, Cameron Crowe, Snoop Dogg, Mary J. Blige, NMC, and Miles Davis.
Lights (pictured) discusses her work with deadmau5, Queen Celine is back in the spotlight, and Avril Lavigne is all grown up. Others in the headlines include Tafelmusik, Devarrow, La Hacienda, Troubadour fest, Spotify, Madonna, Miley Cyrus, Patti Smith, Tanya Tucker, Harry Styles, Tay, David Solomon, and Thom Yorke.
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Celine's first Courage Tour date in Quebec City Wednesday included a cast of 14 musicians, three back-up singers and a setlist of 25 songs.
Bahamas (pictured) is thrilled to work with Robbie Robertson, Haviah Mighty makes Polaris history, and Bruce Cockburn goes instrumental. Others in the headlines include Celine Dion, Drake, The Band, Live Nation, Elephant Stone, YYC Music Awards, Carl Newman, Taylor Swift, CREEM, and Britney Spears.
Soulful Somali-Canadian Amaal (pictured) gets intimate, the grand ambitions of Clairmont The Second, and Billie Eilish enlists the Biebs. Others in the headlines include Victoria Anthony, Grimes, Ed Sheeran, Ricky Wilson, Nat King Cole, Fab 5 Freddy, Drake, Sum 41, BTS, Corb Lund, CMA Fest, Celine Dion, and Come From Away.
A profile of hitmaker Frank Dukes (pictured), the fallout from Roxodus, and Damhnait Doyle advocates for sober musicians. Others in the headlines include PUP, Kelis, Adam Lambert, Orville Peck, Nico, The Clash, Céline Dion, k.d. lang, Ed Sheeran, Sandy Denny, Thom Yorke, Carly Rae Jepsen, Kylie Minogue, Sharon Osbourne, Drake, and Nicki Minaj.